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Favorite Food Things 2019 – Kemuri Tatsu-ya, Uchi, Jerk King, etc

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View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ricky Lam (@panicmanual) on May 4, 2019 at 11:49am PDT 2019 was a good year for eating. Like Richard Gere once said – “Food is the only beautiful thing that truly nourishes” Here are my favorite food things in 2019 Austin Foods – Kemuri Tatsu-Ya / Uchi This year I went to the BBQ mecca that is Franklin’s BBQ, but frankly – Kemuri Tatsu-Ya is my favorite place in Austin. The …

Favourite Concerts of 2019

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Hard to believe a decade has come to an end, I thought about encapsulating my decade in shows and coming up with a best of, but that’s far too much work and frankly, only I’d care about that shit. So here is some shit that probably only I care about anyways but I guess that’s the point of the blog anyways. I didn’t see a lot of shows this year, this thing called “work” really got in my way in …

Burger Review: Bymark Burger, Bymark

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Hello, it’s been awhile since we last reviewed burgers here on the site. As a reminder, this is a series based on a top 10 list of burgers published in Toronto Life. However, this burger isn’t on the list. To be completely honest, I forgot about this list – I just thought I was really into burgers a few years ago. This is the Bymark Burger and at $40, it may be one of the most, if not the most …

Concert Review: Ladytron, October 5, Danforth Music Hall

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Hard to believe it’s been twenty years since Ladytron first entered our consciousness. Impeccably cool, Ladytron gained themselves a fan base with their visual aesthetic and unique sound, a blend of electro music paired with somewhat distant, almost robotic vocals. Who didn’t sing along with “they only want you when you’re seventeen, when you’re 21 – you’re no fun?” Well, fast forward twenty years. The only people who are seventeen now are the kids of the original Ladytron fans and …