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Downtown Food Hall Fareground Is Opening in January 2018

Get ready for Dai Due’s tacos, Contigo’s burgers, and Kome’s sushi Austin’s first downtown food hall Fareground finally announced its opening date: Thursday, January 18, 2018. The space will feature the best of Austin's chefs and restaurants,...Show More Summary

Cozy Up With These 13 Austin Restaurant and Bar Fireplaces

Warm up with fire Austin usually doesn’t get that much chilly weather. But there are times when the temperatures do dip below freezing, and then it’s time to turn the heat up. Austin restaurants and bars help out by offering fireplaces...Show More Summary

Austin Is Getting More Brunch Pizza

Cane Rosso is also making a Star Wars-themed pizza The Austin location of Neapolitan pizzeria Cane Rosso will enter the full-time brunch game starting this Saturday, December 16. The weekend menu will be available Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. Show More Summary

Fresh Pasta Shop La Dolda Is Closing

No more handmade gnocchi, ravioli, or pappardelle La Dolda, the Italian pasta shop in Westlake, is closing, according to its email newsletter. Its last day of service will be on Saturday, December 16. Truffle products and olive oils are available at discounted prices leading up to its final day of service. Show More Summary

Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve in Austin

Stellar meals and champagne toasts The place you choose to eat the last meal of 2017 can be just as auspicious as the resolutions for the following day. Eater is here to make sure everyone is well informed to make the right decision. Here...Show More Summary

Dine Inside a Texas-Sized Gingerbread House in Austin This Holiday

The Westin Austin Downtown’s seasonal spectacle benefits a local charity The Westin Austin Downtown has upped the gingerbread house ante this year with a Texas-sized gingerbread house. The perk? People can actually eat inside of the structure. Show More Summary

Fair Bean Coffee Is Closed, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Ten-year-old South First cafe Fair Bean Coffee closed its doors at the end of November. Owner Andres Salvador explained that it was because he wasn't able to keep the coffeeShow More Summary

Downtown Ivy League-Themed Bar Academia Is Now Open

It’s the one with pheromones Russell Davis, of the Spike TV show Bar Rescue, opened his Ivy League-themed bar Academia. It’s located in the former Isla space at 208 West 4th Street. The bar touts itself as “a figurative faculty lounge for an Ivy League university of drinking where the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Hunter S. Show More Summary

Star Wars-Themed Menu to Debut at Alamo Drafthouse

Lava planet popcorn and Nerf strips, in honor of The Last Jedi With the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi this week, Alamo Drafthouse released its outer space-themed food and drink menu in honor of the movie occasion, as per its annual...Show More Summary

How Kemuri Tatsu-Ya Became Austin’s Best New Restaurant of the Year

Look out for more from the Texas-Japanese fusion sensation Eater Austin’s restaurant of the year, Kemuri Tatsu-ya, is only 11 months old, but already, the Texas-Japanese izakaya has won the hearts of the country. Co-owners/chefs Tatsu...Show More Summary

Texas Comfort Food Restaurant TLC Opens on South Lamar Next Week

Loaded with spicy seafood boils and oysters TLC, the Texas comfort food restaurant with an emphasis on seafood, is opening within Lamar Union on Tuesday, December 19. The counter-service restaurant dish out seafood boils, sandwiches,...Show More Summary

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Austin

The best parties to ring in 2018 Here is Eater’s guide to the best spots in Austin to ring in the New Year. Enter into 2018 with a decadent party thrown by East Side destination Justine’s Brasserie or South Lamar spot Eberly, with aShow More Summary

Bear Meat Is on the Menu at Russian House This Week

The animal will be used for soups, dumplings, and cutlets Infused vodka palace Russian House has a special treat this week: bear meat. The restaurant will be serving black bear meat sourced from California starting today, Monday, December...Show More Summary

Healthy Restaurant Flower Child Opens in Downtown Austin This Week

Salads, soups, and one of the best avocado toasts in town Flower Child, a health-focused restaurant from Fox Restaurant Concepts, is opening downtown on Wednesday, December 13, according to its website and multiple Instagrammers who attended the soft opening over the weekend. Show More Summary

9 Restaurants Baking Fresh, Warm Bread in Austin

Baguettes, buns, and brioche Few foods can compete with freshly baked bread. Even in a city like Austin, where tortillas reign, the lure of a crunchy crust and soft, chewy middle can’t be ignored. Whether a loaf marks the start of aShow More Summary

Rosen’s Bagel Co.’s Kickstarter, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Brick-and-mortar-less bagel venture Rosen's Bagel Co. is looking to raise funds for a forever-home by launching a Kickstarter campaign. The money would also be used for new menu items like pizza bagels, equipment upgrades, and new merchandise. Show More Summary

Where to Eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Austin

These restaurants are open December 24 and 25 Give yourself and the family a break from the kitchen by heading out to eat at some of Austin’s best and most festive. To give you some ideas, Eater rounded up a list of Austin restaurants open on Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24) and Christmas Day (Monday, December 25). Show More Summary

Where to Indulge in Creamy Eggnog Cocktails in Austin

With rum, whiskey, or cognac ’Tis the season for the holiday spirit in a very literal way: Rich, creamy eggnog. Originally made with rum to kill harmful bacteria and prevent spoilage, today’s eggnog is generally made with cream, spices, a variety of booze, and (for the good stuff) actual eggs. Show More Summary

Downtown Speakeasy Bar Midnight Cowboy Evolves With New Cocktail Menu

Under new general manager and cocktail wizard Tacy Rowland The downtown speakeasy cocktail bar in a former brothel Midnight Cowboy is changing under new general manager Tacy Rowland for the first time since it opened five years ago. This means a freshly updated menu and a new casual walk-in-only space out on the back patio. Show More Summary

Austin Chefs Compete in Pie-Eating Contest, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Austin chefs like Aaron Franklin, Tyson Cole, and Laura Sawicki are competing in a pie-eating contest, at downtown diner Holy Roller, which will bake up the pies. People will be able to buy raffle tickets and bet on who they think will win. Show More Summary

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