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Micklethwait Craft Meats Is Finally Opening That Barbecue Restaurant Its Fans Deserve

Out in Smithville, Texas Essential Austin barbecue spot Micklethwait Craft Meats is finally opening that smoked meats brick-and-mortar it’s been dreaming of. The restaurant, helmed by owner/pitmaster Tom Micklethwait, will be found out in in the southeast Texas city of Smithville at 114 Northeast 2nd Street, according to Texas Highways. Show More Summary

SXSW 2018: What You Missed From Austin

Dinner cooked by an all-star team of female chefs, an enlightening conversation between José Andrés and Andrew Zimmern, and more South by Southwest 2018 is now over, and this year’s conference and festival felt more focused and not as overly extravagant as previous editions. Show More Summary

The City of Kyle Wants to Become the Pie Capital of Texas

Plus Mangia Pizza closes on Mesa Drive, and more news — Kyle, Texas is seeking to become the official pie capital of Texas. Its claim to pie fame is the city is home to the Texas Pie Company, known for its stellar pies and plentiful options. — Austin’s Chicago-style pizzeria Mangia Pizza closed down its Mesa Drive location. Show More Summary

Downtown Spot for Crafts and Cocktails Opens Soon

Upstairs Circus comes to Second Street Upstairs Circus, the mini-chain combining drinking and crafting, announced an opening date for its Austin location. It will host its first classes on Saturday, March 30, at 234 West 2nd Street in...Show More Summary

Philip Speer’s Charitable Downtown Coffee Trailer Is Closed

My Name Is Joe Coffee Co. won’t serve up toasts, oatmeal bowls, and tartines anymore My Name Is Joe Coffee Co., the daytime food trailer from chef Philip Speer, is now closed, according to a Facebook post. The announcement noted that...Show More Summary

Rainey Street Whiskey Bar Blackheart Is Closing

Its lease is up at the end of April The Blackheart, the whiskey and music bar in the midst of Rainey Street, is closing. Chronicle reports that its last day will happen sometime during the end of April when its lease is up, as confirmed by the bar’s Facebook page. Co-owner Jeremy Murray had been working on renewing the lease, to no avail. Show More Summary

The Best Things Said at SXSW SouthBites by David Chang, José Andrés, and Others

14 great quotes from the country’s notable chefs South by Southwest’s SouthBites is full of programming for the restaurant obsessives, where attendees get to listen to notable chefs and experts talk about all-things food-related. Eater already highlighted the best panels to check out during the lengthy conference and festival. Show More Summary

Jester King Brewery Adds Notable Georgetown Chef for New Restaurant

The Hollow is now closed The Hollow, the Georgetown bistro, is now closed. Chef Jacob Hilbert. This was announced via a lengthy, rambling letter sent to Eater Austin, as well as other news outlets. Buried within the note was the announcement...Show More Summary

Masa Is the Star at New East Side Mexican Spot Suerte

It’s the next project from a partner behind one of Texas’s best restaurants Suerte, the new East Side restaurant that focuses on Central Mexican cuisine with Texas ingredients from Odd Duck partner Sam Hellman-Mass, is opening this week...Show More Summary

Brewtorium Is Now Serving German-Style Beers in North Austin

A homebrewing success story with pizza and mac and cheese Home brewers Chris Rauschuber and Whitney Roberts have finally opened Brewtorium, a German-influenced brewery, restaurant, and beer garden near Highland. Located at 6015 Dillard...Show More Summary

Jester King Brewery Is Now Offering Farm Tours With Goats

Plus post-SXSW bar and food truck breaks, and more news — Hill Country beer haven Jester King Brewery is now offering tours of its in-progress farming grounds. The public tours, which take place on Saturdays at 2 pm, will include insights as to what the brewery will grow, from vineyards, and an opportunity to play with goats. Show More Summary

Is the Austin Food Truck Scene Saturated?

Plus the Speers are cooking at the James Beard House, and more news — Commercial real estate website Bisnow examined the state of food trucks in Austin in light of the recent Torchy’s Tacos shutter on South First. While the city is full...Show More Summary

Austin’s Anticipated Line Hotel Adds Local Booze Expert to Staff

Brian Floyd joins as the new beverage director Austin booze expert Brian Floyd is the newest member of forthcoming anticipated downtown spot The Line ATX Hotel on 111 East Cesar Chavez Street. He’ll become the beverage director, where...Show More Summary

Chicago’s Famed Harold’s Chicken Shack Isn’t Coming to SXSW Anymore

It was originally in honor of Showtime show The Chi Cable network Showtime is coming to Austin for South by Southwest, and it’s bringing South Side Chicago-famed Harold Chicken Shack for a pop-up centered on new television show The Chi. Show More Summary

Downtown Austin’s Newest Restaurant Is a Fast-Casual Chain

Newk’s Eatery is now open on Congress Mississippi-based fast-casual restaurant chain Newk’s Eatery is opening in downtown Austin on Saturday, March 17, down in the historic building on 408 Congress Avenue. The general American menu spans sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza, and desserts. Show More Summary

Barfly’s Team Is Transforming House Pizzeria Into an Eclectic Jukebox Restaurant

Turntable Eatery is coming soon The team behind Barfly’s is opening a new neighborhood restaurant with Turntable Eatery. It’s taking over shuttered House Pizzeria’s former digs in North Loop at 5111 Airport Boulevard. Turntable Eatery...Show More Summary

‘The Austin Cookbook’ Is a Food Love Letter to the City

From Stiles Switch’s ribs to Veracruz All Natural’s tacos to Lenoir’s quail Austin is getting a love letter in cookbook form with the publication of The Austin Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from Deep in the Heart of Texas from food writer Paula Forbes through Abrams Books. Show More Summary

A New Brewery Joins Austin’s St. Elmo Corridor

Skull Mechanix is now pouring beer and cider Skull Mechanix is the latest brewery to open in the St. Elmo area. The brewery and tap room is located at 1005 East St. Elmo Road. Skull Mechanix has menu of seven beers on tap, including a saison, Irish stout, and a couple of IPAs. Show More Summary

Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin Give SXSWers a Peek Into Their New Restaurant Loro

First looks into the forthcoming Asian smokehouse restaurant Loro, the forthcoming Asian smokehouse from notable local chefs Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin, was host to an exclusive South by Southwest party last night. Attendees wereShow More Summary

Hello Kitty’s Cute Cafe Truck Comes Back to Austin

Plus Emmer & Rye loves grains, and more news — The ever-adorable Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming back to Austin on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, bearing ginormous cookies and pocket pies. Plus it will carry its usual petit fours, macarons, and other retail items inspired by the Sanrio character. Show More Summary

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