Alex

Alex Shebar is constantly reminded that he is an American. Of course, this is what happens when you move to London but haven't quite given up the accent (he does spell "favourite" with a 'u' and say, "rubbish," though.)

Born in Boston, and Yelp's former Community Manager of Cincinnati, he emigrated to The Old Smoke in 2012 and never looked back.

Alex now enjoys bad films, strong gin and a brightly coloured Instagram account. Hopefully you enjoy his posts about London and around the world (or at least, those previously mentioned brightly coloured photos.)

Texas Mead, Davila’s BBQ and The World’s Largest Pecan: A Day In Seguin

I’ve written about this before, but one thing I’ve found living in Texas is that it’s an excellent state for day trips. Each town outside of Austin has its own bits and bites of charm. It’s been nothing but a pleasure to get into the car, get behind the wheel and go. This weekend, I was invited down to try and some legendary BBQ, a …

Sea The Fish and Chips at Mongers

I lived in London for five years and, as stereotypical at is is, this makes me somewhat of an expert on fish and chips. Just a little bit because lord knows I ate enough of it. Honestly, you might think that fish and chips are touristy like the changing of the guard (very touristy) or double-decker buses (not actually touristy at all I learned, since …

Eat Play Pixel’s Austin Film Festival Preview Post!

One of the things I was most excited about when moving to Austin (besides, you know, warm weather in October, amazing BBQ all year round and some of the best music in the world) was film. Austin has quickly become a center for new and interesting film and not only are premieres happening here and showcases going on for national films, it’s actually become a …

A Cuisine Fusion at Anthem

(Feel free to rock some old school pop-punk if you’re feeling like a nostalgic 90’s kid for this one like I am.) I was out eating and drinking around Austin the other day when I ran into the always amazing Rachel of @Austinfoodiestgam and asked her where she’d been recent that I needed to try. One word: “Anthem.” Hard to pass up that recommendation. A …

The Honey Mustard Fall Crunch with Colman’s Mustard

It. Is. Fall. Thank the heavens, the season is here. I’ve been living in Austin for about four months now, and they have been four of the hottest months of my life. I feel like I, and everyone I know, have been sweating non-stop since June. Ugh. Yet now the heat has broken, the sun is shining, but not nearly as badly and we finally …