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Harry Magoos Bar & Grill

Posted on May 27, 2019 by under Food and Drink.    

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Jay introduced me and Brian to a new place not too far from us. It’s not new actually. It’s been around forever. We’ve just never been because it looks like a hole in the wall bar and you all know how Brian is about that. He can be a bit of a snob.

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Anyway, Jay told us they have good, cheap food and you all know I’m always down for that so I agreed to skip pickleball and we went on Taco Tuesday. Brian was very reluctant to go. He really does not like these types of places.

When Jay got detained by a meeting and was running late Brian was like, “If Jay isn’t coming, let’s eat somewhere else.” He was looking for every excuse not to go.

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Here’s a picture of the bar’s interior and their menu.

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Jay eventually showed up and Brian chilled out a bit. He’s not very adventurous in a lot of ways, including trying new restaurants.

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Here are some pics of our tacos.

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We also ordered wings but we inhaled them before I could take a photo. Brian and I agreed we should go back on a Wednesday night some time because we actually liked their wings better than their tacos and Wednesday is cheap wings day.

It doesn’t look like much from the outside but Magoos is actually not bad if you’re looking for somewhere to have some inexpensive food and drinks. The three of us had tacos, wings, and drink and our tab came to about $25 which is a lot less than a single person’s tab at the places that Brian like to go.

Magoos is now officially on the list of places to eat for nights we don’t want to fix anything. It’s definitely worth a visit if you haven’t been.

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Easter Brunch with Grandma

Posted on May 25, 2019 by under Food and Drink.    

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A pic of us headed to Easter brunch at Carrabba’s. I don’t know why we had to go soooo early! Brian thought it would be super busy but it wasn’t.

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You can’t have a proper brunch without mimosas!

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Here are some pics of our delicious food.

Grandma’s plate below.

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Best French toast. EVER. I would go just for this.

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Sooo, the blog is still behind but I’m catching up! GNG.

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Outings With Friends

Posted on May 19, 2019 by under Food and Drink, Things to Do.    

Less than a week after we returned from our Costa Rica trip where we spent a whole week with the Dills celebrating Jay’s birthday, Jay and Brian were hanging out again. I guess they just couldn’t spend enough time with one another.

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They spent the morning at shooting guns Range 54 and then had lunch at the ICT Pop Up Park. Brian was super thoughtful and brought me Uno Mas to work.

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It was funny because I was in the middle of a meeting at the time and couldn’t come out to meet him but he apparently could hear me from the elevator lobby so he just gave me food to one of my coworkers who delivered it to the conference room I was in. I didn’t realize I was so loud. Yikes!

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My friend Tom was visiting from Topeka so later than night we went on an outing with some of my work friends. We went to “Night at the Fountains,” a Friday night food truck rally downtown for food and drinks and then went to throw axes at Blade & Timber in the Delano District.

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Our group consisted of (from bottom left) Tom, Alex, Alex’ friend Kishan, Chris, and his fiance Zacch.

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We were assigned to lane 5.

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Here’s a pic of me learning to throw.

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Here’s a better pic of Chris and Zacch.

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Tom and Alex goofing around with Brian in the background.

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Another group selfie.

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Here’s Brian throwing.

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Here’s Chris with his bullseye throw.

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Here’s Tom with his bullseye.

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Brian with his bullseye.

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And me with me (barely).

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The concept is a lot like darts but with an ax instead. They have several different games you can play. I took pics of the instructions.

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First to 50

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Cricket

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Axes (last player standing wins)

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Blade (you call the shots)

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League Match

We played First to 50 first and that took forever. You can tell from the scores who the better ax throwers are.

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Tom was pretty proud of himself for winning.

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After our first game took forever, we didn’t think we would have time for another full game so we just decided to each take turns throwing until we ran out of time. The person with the highest score wins.

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Guess who won again.

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Another group selfie.

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We actually managed to convince everyone to come over to the house for a night cap after Blade & Timber. It was a great idea until the next morning when I had to get up early to teach my classes.

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I thought Tom would bail on me because we were all up late the night before but he was a trooper. He did both Aqua Zumba and Zumba.

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After my Zumba class at the Andover YMCA, he and I met Brian at Redrock Canyon Grill at Bradley Fair for brunch. It was going to be Doo-Dah Diner, which now has a location close to our house, but Brian said the wait was ridiculous.

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We had a very nice lunch at Redrock, though.

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Here are some food pics.

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After lunch, I had a waxing appointment that I needed to get to so Tom went with Brian back to the house get his stuff and went on to drive back to Topeka.

That was the weekend immediately after we got back from Costa Rica. Life is pretty crazy over here. Something’s always brewing.

Until next time. GNG.

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Easy Tiger

Posted on April 17, 2019 by under Food and Drink, Travel.    

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Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden is one of the places that came highly recommended when we were in Austin and therefore we had to check it out.

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We originally planned to eat brunch there but the restaurant didn’t open until 11 o’clock. Brian and I decided to just have coffee and a chocolate croissant while we waited another 30 minutes to eat lunch.

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I took some pics of the upstairs bake shop while Brian enjoyed his coffee.

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Obligatory selfie while we were waiting… LOL.

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I took some pics outside too.

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I guess Austin is a popular destination for bachelor weekend for those looking for something different than the whole Las Vegas getaway because we ran into another group of guys on a bachelor trip. We made friends with two of them.

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I challenged one of the guys (dude in white shirt) to a ping pong game because the ping pong table was just begging to be played with and we were all killing time until the restaurant opened. This next pic isn’t that great because you can’t see my opponent. Leave it to Brian to take an awful pic. LOL.

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Brian was looking unhappy at first. I think he was cranky because he expected to be able to eat brunch and we had to wait when we got there.

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He was much happier after he got his beer.

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Some pics of our food.

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So, Brian and I really liked Easy Tiger. We liked it so much we both got souvenir shirts. We definitely recommend you go find this place on Sixth Street next time you’re in the Austin area. GNG.

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Early Supper at Moonshine

Posted on April 14, 2019 by under Food and Drink, Travel.    

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Brian and I had dinner at Moonshine Grill in Austin. We went for an early supper and to take advantage of some happy hour deals. This place came highly recommended and did not disappoint.

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Here are some pictures of the cute restaurant interior.

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Lois (left) and Michelle (right) and Michelle’s husband Brad (not pictured) joined us for dinner. Cheers!

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I can’t remember what they had but I’m pretty sure I took a picture of this section of the menu so I would remember. It didn’t work.

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Moonshine has the best flavored popcorn to go with drinks.

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Here’s a pic of the menu. Pics of food follow.

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Brian and I got full from the apps we ordered so we decided to just split a sandwich which they were nice enough to cut in half for us.

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Everything was so good and the prices were great during happy hour. I highly recommend Moonshine Grill if you’re ever in downtown Austin.

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