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Austin’s 13 Essential Brunches, Fall 2016

The very best serving the weekend meal Everyone craves brunch, and Austin is lousy with great options. Whether it’s to cure that hangover from the previous night, a way to indulge over the weekend, or just a meal to fill your stomach,...Show More Summary

Get Ready for Meringues and Booze With Fluff Meringue’s New Cafe

Pavlovas and wine Fluff Meringues + More is opening a brick and mortar cafe right on Burnet Road, next door to Noble Sandwich Co. This will be the catering company’s first physical space. On deck for the fluffery will be meringues (drops, clouds, pavlovas), biscotti, cakes (like candied blood oranges and pistachio olive oil), scones, and more. Show More Summary

3 Chef Shuffles to Know at Austin Restaurants

Changes at Searsucker, Olive & June, and Apis DOWNTOWN — Searsucker, the restaurant from chef and Top Chef alum Brian Malarkey, has a new executive chef in the kitchen: Tommy Simpson. A Texas native, Simpson previously worked at TheShow More Summary

The 8 Best Lines From Snow’s BBQ Pitmaster Tootsie Tomanetz’s Profile in ‘Texas Monthly’

The 81-year-old pitmaster still fires up fabled barbecue Pitmaster Norma Frances "Tootsie" Tomanetz of Snow's BBQ had loyal local fans long before Texas Monthly thrust the Lexington-based barbecue joint from relative obscurity into the national barbecue arena back in 2008. Show More Summary

Bundrick’s Tea Parlour’s Closing, Austin Breakfast Dishes, and More A.M. Intel

The latest 12 restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Fanciful tea trailer Bundrick's Tea Parlour is shutting down. The last day for tea service will be on Sunday, September 25. The trailer is also selling its tea cups, pots,...Show More Summary

37 Happy Hours for Cheap Eats and Drinks in Austin, Fall 2016

Your guide to drink and food specials Austin’s best happy hours make it easier to drink and eat more for less with great deals for those looking to relax after work, hang out with friends before dinner, or just take advantage of lowShow More Summary

Longtime Tex-Mex Restaurant El Azteca Sets Its Last Day

This month El Azteca, the historical Tex-Mex institution on East 7th Street, is reportedly closing down. Murmurings of the closing starting happening last week on Facebook, Twitter, and on a neighborhood site, according to a tipster....Show More Summary

Austin Pastry Chef Competes on ‘Chopped’

Cheer Annabelle Turner on at Vox Table's screening Vox Table’s executive pastry chef Annabelle Turner is headed to the small screen next month. She’ll appear on an episode of food competition television show Chopped, airing on Thursday,...Show More Summary

Chronicle Misses Mulberry at Seafood Replacement Coast

The editor reminisces on the wine bar The Chronicle’s Brandon Watson took a stroll down memory lane at Coast Bar + Kitchen only to discover the present has better food. Last September, cult favorite Mulberry wine bar on Nueces Street shuttered to make way for a new seafood concept inspired by Southern California and the Texas Gulf coasts. Show More Summary

13 Updates on New Austin Restaurants and Bars

Mort Subite, Old Thousand, DeSano Pizzeria Napoletana, and more plywood EAST SIDE — More barbecue is coming to East Austin when Rustic East opens on East Cesar Chavez this fall. The modern rustic table-service tavern will serve up craft...Show More Summary

Pieous Is Moving its Pizza and Pastrami Wonderland

It’s not going far Pieous, the popular Neapolitan pizzeria and pastrami haven in Southwest Austin, is moving, but it’s not going that far. Owners Josh and Paige Kainer wanted to find a bigger location, and the perfect location opened up just down the road on 290 West. Show More Summary

Chi’lantro’s Kimchi Fries Empire Expands Into East Riverside

Opening in November Chi’lantro’s quickly-expanding empire is growing larger with the announcement of its fifth location for East Riverside. As Community Impact reported, it will open within the South Shore District in November. It’sShow More Summary

The Best Austin Pop-Up Restaurants To Put On Your Radar

Catch ‘em quick Pop-ups are like food trucks: it’s a way to test the culinary waters to see what gets diners really excited. Here is Eater's guide to the best of Austin’s pop-ups so far for 2016. This list will be updated periodically throughout the year. Show More Summary

Upscale Comfort Food Restaurant Olivia Will Shut Down

For a reinvention Olivia, the South Lamar restaurant with a focus on higher end takes on comfort food, is closing its doors. As with the switcheroo trend, owner and chef James Holmes will turn the space into a new restaurant project, to be announced later. Show More Summary

Cow Tipping Creamery’s Next Sweet Trick Is Bubble Waffle Ice Cream Cones

Doughnuts, waffles, what should be next? After the frenzy over Cow Tipping Creamery’s doughnut ice cream cone mash-up, the soft serve shop decided to experiment further with its latest offering: bubble waffle ice cream cones. Cow Tipping owners Tim and Corey Sorenson were inspired by the cones they often had in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Show More Summary

Uchi Named Best Restaurant in World, Deep Eddy Vodka Moving to Buda, and More A.M. Intel

The latest 12 restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Conde Nast Traveler picked out 207 of the world's very best restaurants. The lone Austin representative is Uchi, which writer Peter Jon Lindberg called "one of the great Japanese...Show More Summary

Where to Get Free Beer With Your Barbecue

Perfect pairings From brisket to sausage to ribs, expertly smoked meat is worth the wait. Since nothing goes better with barbecue than ice cold beer, a few places around town tempt customers with the promise of free beer, easing the burden of potentially long lines. Show More Summary

The Definitive Guide to The Domain's Rock Rose

23 new bars and restaurants The Domain Northside’s Rock Rose is gearing up to become Austin’s next hot spot, with the deluge of restaurants and bars set to open within the upscale mall’s impending entertainment district. There’s the hotly anticipated East Side King Thai Kun brick and mortar, Velvet Taco, MAD Greens, Sway’s expansion, and much more. Show More Summary

Austin's Resident Taco Experts on Their New Book, 'Tacos of Texas'

Texas loves tacos, and taco journalists — that’s right, taco journalists — Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece love the state and the food so deeply, they wrote a book about it. The result is Tacos of Texas, out right now. The self-proclaimed taco brothers aren’t new to writing about tacos. Show More Summary

Where to Find Splendid Sweet Treats

After-school rewards From addictive baked goods to innovative flavors of shaved ice to exotic candies and everything in between, Austin is spoiled for choice when it comes to sugary snacks. Don’t get it wrong. Health snacks like carrot sticks, dried apple slices, and homemade kale chips are all great, but sometimes you have a 3 p.m. Show More Summary

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