Trudy’s and Amy’s

During Halloween weekend, we had some adventures.

Me, Jenny, Tammy, Brian, Richard, Susan, Peter, Michelle, Wilson P., Long, and Steven all went to:

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Trudy’s
409 West 30th Street
Austin, TX
(512) 477-2935
www.trudys.com

We had to split up with seating so I sat with Peter, Susan, and Michelle.

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It comes with free chips and two different salsa dips. We had already eaten halfway until I realized I had to take a picture. Whoops!

Us four ate at least four times this if not more. It was that good!

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Beef Fajita Ala Mexicana [tender beef fajita meat marinated in a soy-ginger spice blend and sautéed with onions, cilantro, jalapenos, tomatoes and lime juice. Garnished with a small salad and sliced avocado. Served with Spanish rice, borracho beans and a choice of tortillas] | $12.50

I got a choice of corn tortillas. Omgosh … I about died. The meat was so juicy and succulent. I was very full. I wasn’t even halfway full. (Maybe it was the chips?) But I made sure to finish ALL the meat. Because it would be a waste if I didn’t.

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After we ate, Wilson P., Michelle, Steven, and I were heading back to the apartment and stopped by

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Amy’s Ice Creams
1012 West 6th Street
Austin, TX
(512) 480-0673
www.amysicecreams.com

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Irish Crème with a waffle cone and sprinkles | ~$5

I’ve never had ice cream with alcohol before so it was a good experience. I couldn’t taste the alcohol but Wilson P. and Michelle thinks it’s filled with it. Hmm …

This was what sparked my ice cream with sprinkles addiction with the last post I made. It was that good. Sadly Amy’s is the best ice cream place I’ve ever been.

Picture Bomb

I finally figured how to get pictures out my phone. I’m slow. Leave me alone.

Here are some random pictures!! They’re all pretty much food except for one. Winking smile

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10.28.11 with Jenny and Richard at the apartment.

My first Negra Modelo. So delicious. So dark.

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10.30.11 with Jenny and Richard at Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki.

L: Hand Grenade. My favorite at Kumori. So dang delicious!

R: I don’t remember what rolls we got but the top is Richard & Jenny’s. The bottom was mine.

Seriously. If you ever go to San Antonio and have a craving for sushi, go here.

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10.31.11 with Trisha at Coldstone.

She needed someone to talk to so we went and got ice cream. This is the first time I’ve ever ordered ice cream in a waffle bowl dipped in chocolate. The ice cream flavor is cinnamon and I got sprinkles mixed in.

I only got cinnamon because the guy that worked there said he liked the cinnamon the best. He was cute so I went with it. Yum! It was so delicious!

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11.02.11 alone in the apartment. Sad smile

I hate bread. Okay, not hate but dislike it with a passion. But I love sandwich thins!! They taste so much better!! And I bought my first ever Quorn soy patties. This is in the form of cheese burger. They taste better than they smell.

I also had a side of romaine lettuce. And dipped it in some Annie’s Naturals Organic Cowgirl Ranch. It’s okay. I’m not a big fan of it. I won’t go out and get it again but I’ll definitely try the other flavors.

I’m a college student so sometimes when I’m lazy to wash dishes, I put wax paper, saran wrap, or foil on the plate so I can just take it off and not have to wash. Whoops. Smile with tongue out

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11.04.11 alone in the apartment

My first ever, Amy’s Pizza Pesto. The one on the left is the original. I added some mushrooms on it so that I can get fuller. Hence the difference on the right.

I want more!!! It was delicious. (I needed new words describing amazing foods!)

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11.05.11 with Gary and Katrina at Coldstone.

They wanted to hang out and talk about random stuff and they wanted ice cream … so we got ice cream. Now you know why I’m nowhere near to losing weight?

This one’s cake batter with sprinkles rolled in.

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11.06.11 with Tammy at Rudy’s

We had a lot of leftovers. I ate it for another three meals after this.

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11.09.11 alone at the shuttles

Just wanted to end it with not food.

I will be updating some places we went to now that I’ve figured how to get it out my phone!! So keep a look out!!

Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki

Richard came into town to visit Jenny so yesterday we woke up and went to:

Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki
700 East Sonterra Blvd. Suite 308
San Antonio, TX 78258
(210) 853 – 2001
www.kumori-sushi.com/home.html

The atmosphere was really peaceful. I’m actually do not remember what songs they were playing but the decorations were so simple. It was bright in there too because of all the sunlight shining through which is what I like. Better than restaurants with a romantic ambiance.

They started off by giving us a Miso Soup [a soy bean paste soup with scallions, mushrooms, bean sprouts, and seaweed] | free. If you were to order it, it would cost $1.79. It was really good. It’s such a simple soup but a lot of places tend to mess it up when they add a little of their “something something” so this was just perfect.

Jenny and Richard ordered the Hiyashi Wakame | $4.99. It’s pretty much a seaweed salad. At other Japanese restaurants they give you a about half a cup but this place piles it on! It’s amazing because this stuff costs a lot. Jenny and I have been thinking about buying a whole box to eat. We are in love with this stuff.

Our waitress then proceeded to give us some sauces. Let’s start from the top with the little tin tea pot: Lemon Soy Sauce (I couldn’t really taste the lemon but more of the soy sauce. Maybe I didn’t get enough? I don’t know. It was definitely not a favorite.), Hot Sauce (My favorite. The first time I dipped my sushi in there it tasted a little funky. Kind of sweet, kind of spicy. But after a few times, I got addicted. Please Kumori, teach me!), Spicy Mayo (This is like any other sauce they use for their sushi. It’s delicious, but I know it has to be fattening. Mayo? Come on! But we did use a bit of it.), and Eel Sauce (Theirs is kind of weird. It was very watered down. I’m use to the thick dark eel sauce from other Japanese restaurants. We didn’t use much of this.).


What’s this you ask? It’s so cute, right? I know!! This is the Hand Grenade [fresh sushi rice wrapped with shrimp and nori seaweed, topped with fresh scallop and spicy mayonnaise, baked and drizzled with our special sweet soy sauce] | $2.99. This was my favorite out of everything I ate that day. It costs a lot and I would probably need to order fifteen to get full but I would so go back to get just this! Oh, if it counts for anything, Richard said it’s his favorite too.

You can see Richard is already trying to cut through it. This is the Jalapeno Firecracker [fresh jalapeno stuffed with crab cream cheese, tempura fried and drizzled with our spicy mayonnaise and special sweet soy sauce] | $1.99. I actually did not get to taste this but Jenny kept saying it was very spicy so Richard had to finish it up for her. They said it wasn’t that great either.

The sushi started rolling out. First up, Fried Philly Roll [fresh salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber, tempura and topped with sweet soy and scallions] | $6.49. This tastes like a regular Philadelphia roll but fried. It was very good though. And I liked how the sauce made the fried part look like a zebra. Cute.

Next up we have the Fiji Roll [crab, cream cheese, tempura crumbs, tempura with spicy crab on top] | $7.19. I guess what made this so expensive is all the crab. It wasn’t the ones that were preserved but real crab. It was delicious. I actually liked this one better than the Fried Philly Roll.

The next two are ordered by Jenny and Richard. This one is the Plaza Roll [salmon, tuna, white fish and avocado, tempura and topped with masago, scallions, spicy mayo and sweet sauce] | $10.99. This was so worth the price. So much fish in one bite! Esp with the masago, it makes it amazing. I would buy masago by the bowl and just eat it there. Ha … only for the rich. I can’t do that.

The last one on the list is the Kalypso Roll [sashimi grade salmon, cream cheese, and crab topped with shrimp, avocado, and masago] | $7.69. I did not get to try this (they offered) but it seemed to be good. Richard seemed to like it a while lot. Sadly as you can see in the picture, I don’t see any masago anywhere.

This was a great experience. It was a real sushi experience. Usually when I get sushi I get a bento box or a sushi ship. This was something different. After this we went to watch The Green Hornet. I suggest you make it to the theater. It’s a great funny movie.