Leilani Lim-Villegas is the Austin Restaurant Editor for The Daily Meal. A food critic who speaks five languages, she explores the world to discover hidden gems, top chefs, local restaurants, fine dining, street food, entertainment hotspots, and trending night life. Leilani’s mission is aligned with her hometown’s motto of “Keep Austin Weird” which promotes the importance of supporting local businesses. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She has a secret obsession with Picanha- a thinly sliced sirloin beef served in Brazilian Churrascaria steakhouses. Follow her travels and culinary journey on Instagram @leilatinasian_atx.