Articles by charlie

Stuffed every morning

Nov 6, 2009 By charlie

I’m having fun trying all the great little eateries in Texas Monthly’s new neighborhood close by St David’s. Lunch is usually a sandwich-shop adventure, but for breakfast there’s currently only one choice for me, and that is a stuffed croissant from Lava Java, the coffee shop that’s part of Longhorn…

Sweet and spicy

May 26, 2009 By charlie

The best hot sauce you can get in Austin, in my book, is not actually a salsa: it’s a sweet tangy orange sauce from Ben Googins and Elias Martins (left), who make all kinds of utterly delicious Brazilian pastries and treats, both sweet and savory. The sauce is called…