What I Ate: All the 'cue at Texas Monthly's BBQ Fest

I traipsed on over to Austin for the annual Texas Monthly BBQ Fest. It's about as awesome as it sounds, and I made it back home with a certain eau de brisket going on all over my hair and clothes—a risk I was more than willing to take.

The rest of the week included a stop at Park Social, a cheapo lunch at Hot Joy and a throwback Thursday with a giant doughnnut. Follow me on Instagram for more food porn: @JessElizarraras.

It may be 95 degrees out, but I'm willing cooler temps with a Winter is Coming out at Stay Golden. Thanks, @jacobburris!

@vane.elizarraras is the devil. cc: @whataburger

Where in the world is Jessica San Diego? #rooftoplyfe

@hotjoysa for lunch. C'mere #chocotaco #whatiate

You guys, this is gonna be hella rad.

This here is the chubby melt. A triple decker w two grilled cheeses sandwiching a fresh made patty with grilled onions and mushrooms via Lost Bar on Wurzbach and NW Military. #whatiate #barfood #allthecheese @fiddlegirl24 was a witness.

A Best Of #tbt to start off the day. #donuts #pinatas #nomnom

My coworkers > your coworkers. Check out this sweet gift John Mata brought over to my desk when I was gone! Thanks, pal!

Eating cupcakes the Liz Lemon way. #nightcheese #innovation #cupcakesandwich #30rock cc: @ndhapple @alexagarciaditta

Beer > water. @karbachbrewing's Love Street to be exact.

Maybe I'll have a cream puff for lunch. Maybe.

Had to pop in @the_cookhouse @whereyatsa

@park_social is kinda dark, but I kinda like it that way? Caramello to start the evening w @fidelityg #latergram

Pecan Lodge, Snow's, Two Bros, Tyler's and Stiles BBQ. #tmbbqfest #barbecue #texas #allthemeats

Look who I found! @cheftimmyr @thegranarysa at#tmbbqfest!

@thegranarysa on the left #killens on the right. Awesome pork belly, as always, and I ate the rib of my life from Killens. Road trip is in order.

Tootsie, you guys! I just wanted to squeeze her! And eat all of Snow's sausage. #tmbbqfest #thatsoundswrong

Because slicing Brisket (serious brisket calls for a capital B) is hella fun at @pecanlodge #tmbbqfest


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