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  • Austin Food
    – Over at Bon Appetit, Paula Forbes—founding editor of Eater Austin—shared where to get barbecue after dark in Austin. The list includes Stiles Switch BBQ, Freedmen’s, and Lamberts, among others. Article by Elizabeth Leader Smith – The 2016 Austin Food & Wine Alliance Grant Awards were announced last night. The recipients—Keep Austin Fed, Miche Bread, […]
  • Austin
    Friday 25 Article by The Austin Chronicle BLACK FRIDAY REVERSE HAPPY HOUR Shop. Nap. Then enjoy specials on sandwiches and drinks. Fri., Nov. 25, Freedmen’s, 2402 San Gabriel, 512/220-0953. FANCY TAILGATE SERIES Hook ’em in style. Fri., Nov. 25, 11:30am Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50-325. FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING BREWERY TOUR Escape […]
  • Pilsner
    I spent my entire week drinking pilsners. And when not drinking them, I was writing about them, thinking about them in ways intellectuals would ponder Ovid’s Metamorphoses, researching their heat-slaying characteristics like an indie A&R rep, and generally admiring beer walls all over town. Article by Eric Puga Now you might be thinking, “Pilsners are […]
  • Tempranillowine
    It’s no secret that the Austin Food and Wine Alliance can throw one heckuva party. Indeed, when I broke my arm the afternoon before Live Fire! this spring, I did what any other red-blooded American would have done – I walked over to H-E-B to buy a sling and drank a quick glass of bubbles […]
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    Earlier this year, a food writer from New York City declaredAustin the Breakfast Taco Capitol of Texas.  That re-ignited a long-simmering feud with San Antonio.  It didn’t stop until the mayors met to sign a truce. Article by David Schechter In this episode of Verify, it’s time to stir up this hornet’s nest once more […]
  • Second Bar
    Austin, Texas’ downtown restaurant Second Bar + Kitchen, will open the doors to its new location in Domain Northside on August 30. Serving as the anchor restaurant for the new ARCHER Hotel Austin, the popular restaurant concept from La Corsha Hospitality Group and Chef David Bull will offer much of the same acclaimed New American […]
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    With all the restaurant closures Austin has seen in the past couple years, it’s uplifting to hear about family restaurants that have been going strong for decades. Las Palomas, opened by the Corona family in 1983, is one of those success stories. (Article by Veronica Meewes) After working for the American embassy for 26 years, […]
  • Booze
    AUSTIN, TX — Sunday is the last day for Benji’s Cantina after three years of operation downtown. (Article by Tony Cantu) Numerous media outlets have reported on the scheduled Aug. 7 closure of the popular Tex-Mex food eatery, the third downtown restaurant to close in just two weeks. Restaurant officials announced the closure in a prepared […]
  • Boteco
    Austin has really put itself on the map for its incredible restaurant scene. Long time residents have known about these places for years and new foodie spots are opening up all the time to satisfy demand. (Article by The fancy Parisian or other big hat, big city chefs may not understand how we do […]
  • Austinfood
    You only have to look at #Austin’s Instagram to see that we take our unhealthy obsession with consumption to a whole other level. If you’re to call yourself a true Austinite, there are certain food and drink hurdles you have to, well, hurdle. You can’t complain that the city is changing so fast before you’ve […]