Hello! Thank you for visiting my blog. I’m Joni, a self professed foodie adventurer. I regularly travel for my day job around the country. I love trying anything new as well as finding the “best I’ve ever had”. I hope to inspire you to try new things as I take you along my Good Nom Adventures.

The Live Music Capital of the World

Austin, TX is probably one of my favorite cities to visit. And I will likely always have something on the bucket list. Every time I check someplace off, another two (or more!) pop up or it stays on the list so I can try something else there.



  • Antonelli's Cheese
  • Boss Hog Kitchen food truck
  • Clark's Oyster Bar
  • Congress
  • Contigo - visited
  • Delish
  • Elizabeth Street Cafe - visited and a must go EVERY time I'm in town
  • Foreign & Domestic
  • Franklin's - tipsy Texan
  • Gourdoughs - visited
  • Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
  • Hopdoddy - visited during Austin Eats Food Tours
  • The Impeccable Pig
  • Jack Allens Kitchen
  • Jacoby's - chicken fried steak and hand battered onion rings
  • Lard Have Mercy
  • Lick
  • Mongers
  • Noble Pig Sandwich - smoked duck pastrami
  • Odd Duck
  • Perla's
  • Qui
  • Ramen Tatsuya - visited both locations, both AWESOME and out of this world
  • Salt Lick Driftwood - visited
  • The Soup Peddler
  • Uchiko
  • Verts Kebap - visited
  • 888 Pan Asian Restaurant

The Mile-High City - Denver, CO

I left my heart in...