my austin experience, an iphoneography photo tour

My first trip to Austin was filled with plenty of meetings on gynecologic cancers, a decent amount of networking with some very smart people, productive brainstorming of ideas for work, and plenty of rest. I didn’t have a car, so my time there was limited to what I could explore in the downtown area on foot – except for one night when a good friend took me out for dinner.

I present to you my iPhone photos (mostly) of my Austin experience. My experience, other than meetings? Food.

a cocktail at parkside -- the korean spring

fried oysters at parkside.

the meeting

a portrait of me by my friend, Christy, taken at Olivia.

charcuterie at Olivia.

a darn good margarita at la condesa

guacamole tasting

 

brussels sprouts with bacon and grapes. best sprouts. ever.

cream cheese ice cream

tacos with spinach, giant white butterbeans, salsa verde

 

 

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6 Responses to “my austin experience, an iphoneography photo tour”

  1. DessertForTwo — March 29, 2012 @ 11:41 pm

    I so enjoyed your iphoneography tour!

    I just want to tell you (because no one can ever hear it enough) that you’re amazing. You’re smart, dedicated to your job, you save lives, run a blog, raise a family, and cook like a queen. You, my friend, are WONDERFUL 🙂

    • Merry-Jennifer

      Merry-Jennifer replied: — March 30th, 2012 @ 4:23 pm

      And you, my dear, are my new favorite person. xo

  2. Kathryn — March 30, 2012 @ 4:18 am

    Austin is very high on my list of places I want to visit and this post has only served to push it up a few places!

  3. Cathy @ Noble Pig — March 30, 2012 @ 7:18 pm

    First your post brought so many memories to mind, my hubby is an OB/GYN (not sure if you are) and all the medical conferences…anyway…those brussel sprouts, I am on a mission to recreate them!! Thank you.

    • Merry-Jennifer

      Merry-Jennifer replied: — March 31st, 2012 @ 8:32 am

      Those brussels are amazing, Cathy. I think their secret was the amount of bacon in it — tons. Not the healthiest dish, by far, but certainly the best Brussels I’ve tasted. I’m actually an oncologist, but I specialize in women with gynecologic cancers. Love having something in common with you (& your husband)!

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