What a week. A couple of THE culinary giants of Austin collaborated, and a PlayGourmet hero paid our hometown a visit. And there was no way we were going to miss either occurrence. For those unaware, Austin has an intense culinary scene…. Read More

In only a few days, we managed to celebrate a birthday, tame killer whales, see Mickey Mouse, take in a concert, and visit Africa. Not to shabby. Of course we had to take a couple of shortcuts to make this happen. We… Read More

Easter came and went, but it was an incredible year. Firstly, our little Play Gourmet was so excited for the Easter Bunny to visit. A few days ago, we saw a bunny hopping in the yard. And the boy knew right away… Read More

We are back to our traveling ways, but this time we set a new first. Rather than flying to our destination, we drove! A twenty hour road trip, the three of us and the dog. It was a bit ambitious, but we… Read More

This week we took on TWO big projects! Although one was a wonderfully pleasant surprise. Going into the weekend, Mrs. Play Gourmet had a few arts and craft things she want to pick up from the hobby store, and the last time… Read More

Two months! It has been nearly two months since hitting the road, when we last visited Mickey in mid December. This is one of, if not the longest travel drought in our little Play Gourmet’s life. However in that time, we did… Read More

It has been about two months since the kid turned three. But I swear time is moving at a logarithmic pace. He was a baby for the last three years, and in two months he has become a kid. Here he is… Read More

Did you know that 80 thousand metric tons of oysters are consumed in France on New Years Eve? I just learned that, and in honor of the French tradition, Uncle Nick and I went to our new favorite Austin spot, Clark’s Oyster… Read More

I thought about different ways to review the year, like creating a menu with all of the food we featured, or narrating the highlights of the year. But since a picture is worth a thousand words, I decided this year could be… Read More

’Tis the season to eat a lot! And not only do we want to eat a lot, but we want to find the most calories dense foods on the planet and combine them. Dangerous things tend to happen when we get Uncle… Read More