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Football Barbecue Bet, San Antonio Spurs Cereal, and More A.M. Intel

The latest ten restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Football food bets: Texas governor Greg Abbott owes the governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker a whole bunch of unspecified barbecue after the New England Patriots beat the Houston Texans in the playoffs this weekend. Show More Summary

Garbo’s Adds Soft Serve Ice Cream Trailer

Find Connor's Creamery outside the restaurant Heidi Garbo, owner of Garbo’s Fresh Maine Lobster, launched Connor's Creamery, a soft serve food truck, now parked outside of the restaurant. Named after her 10-year-old son, the truck makes...Show More Summary

Self-Proclaimed 'Greatest Drinkery on Earth' Coming to Rainey Street

Carnival-themed Unbarlievable promises whimsy, silliness, and fun The hundred-plus-year-old bungalow at 76 Rainey Street is transforming into the circus-inspired bar Unbarlievable. According to its Facebook page, the high-energy spot...Show More Summary

Strange Brew’s Lock-Out, Pinthouse Pizza’s Crowlers, and More A.M. Intel

The latest 17 restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — South Austin coffee shop Strange Brew was suddenly closed yesterday without any notice to its staffers or customers. Chronicle discovered that there was a notice on the door...Show More Summary

A Guide to Eating and Drinking in Downtown Austin

Barbecue, coffee, cocktails, and more The epicenter of Austin is its downtown area. It’s where the stately Capitol building resides, marking the city’s political hub (it is the capital, after all), where office workers congregate during...Show More Summary

The Beer Plant Delivers Worst Dining Experience of 2016 for Chronicle

His second visit to the vegan gastropub saw marked improvements Omnivore and Chronicle food critic Brandon Watson slammed The Beer Plant for its many misfires during his first visit, though found some redemption during his return. The...Show More Summary

Sprinkles Releases All-Hours Cupcake ATM Into Austin Next Month

Baked goods any time Sprinkles, the Los Angeles-baked cupcake chain, sets the date for its Austin premiere: Saturday, February 4 within the Domain Northside, as reported by Community Impact. The popular bakery is known primarily forShow More Summary

New Gelato Shop Begins Scooping on South First Soon

Welcome to the neighborhood, The Tasty Spoon South Austin is getting a little cooler and sweeter when The Tasty Spoon, a new gelateria on South First Street, opens its doors in late February. The shop promises handcrafted Italian gelato...Show More Summary

13 Updates on New Austin Restaurants and Bars This Winter

Pitchfork Pretty, J.T. Youngblood’s, and others EAST CESAR CHAVEZ — Both the neighborhood’s dining scene and Austin’s infatuation with wood-fired fare continue to run full steam ahead with Pitchfork Pretty, the highly anticipated project from Seth Baas. Show More Summary

Vietnamese-Cajun La Crawfish Closed Down Its Only Austin Location

Happened last fall It looks like La Crawfish closed up its sole Austin shop last fall without a word, as pointed out by a tipster, as well as Yelpers. The current number is disconnected, and a call to one of the other locations confirmed the shutter. The chain was known for crawfish and pho, along with other boiled seafood served with dipping sauces. Show More Summary

Apis Fires Up Casual Pizza With Pizzeria Sorellina Next Week

Out in Spicewood Spicewood dining destination Apis is embarking on a casual venture: the highly-anticipated Pizzeria Sorellina, which opens on Wednesday, January 18. The new pizza spot is located right on the same grounds as the restaurant,...Show More Summary

Vegan Taco Diet, Barley Swine’s Anniversary, and More A.M. Intel

The latest nine restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Texas Monthly’s assistant editor Abby Johnston attempted to go on a vegan taco diet with The Taco Cleanse as her guide book for a month. There was one queso lapse, fromShow More Summary

Mayor Steve Adler Declares Himself Chief of Austin’s Queso

He treats the cheese dip like family Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared that being the city’s mayor is like being the mayor of all queso in the city. He shared that and more during a guest spot on cheese dip-loving podcast “I Love Queso...Show More Summary

Massive Korean Supermarket H Mart Lands in Austin

With a potential Asian food court Asian supermarket chain H Mart is coming to Austin, as reported by Statesman, landing on Lakeline Boulevard. If the other locations are any indication, customers should expect a food court with quick service stands dishing out Asian specialties. Show More Summary

Stay Awhile at Tillery, East Austin's New Picturesque Mediterranean Restaurant

Skewers, sandwiches, and draft wine with a gorgeous view The burgeoning dining destination of East Cesar Chavez shows no signs of slowing down with the addition of Tillery, the Mediterranean-influenced restaurant opening on Friday, January 13. The family-operated restaurant and hangout spot is run by Daniel Keshvari and his father Keivan. Show More Summary

Flyrite Chicken Starts Slinging Sandwiches Soon on Burnet

With a chicken and beer giveaway Drive-thru and dine-in restaurant Flyrite’s Chicken is opening its second location at Burnet on Sunday, January 15. With a focus on using no artificial ingredients and chicken raised without antibiotics,...Show More Summary

Chef Lou Mustachio Reveals Her Go-To Vegan Spots

Tacos, of course Austin is home to an abundance of restaurants, bars, food trucks, breweries, and much more, all of which mirror the innovative city. To help navigate through the seemingly endless food and drink options, Eater is turning...Show More Summary

16 Indulgent Hot Chocolates in Austin

Boozy and alcohol-free Yes, it's true: Austin winters can get very, very cold. And what better way to ward off freezing temperatures than with hot chocolate? It’s rich, satisfying, and sweet, the perfect combination, and you can addShow More Summary

Pastry Chef Shuffle, Below-Freezing Dollar Margaritas, and More A.M. Intel

The latest six restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Pastry chef Kerstin Bellah left Northern Italian restaurant Juniper last month. She can now be found over at boozy ice cream shop Prohibition Creamery as part of the pastry team. Show More Summary

Struggling Black Star Co-Op Urges for Customers

The brewpub might have to close Black Star Co-op, Austin’s cooperatively-owned and run brewpub, is struggling with low sales. In order to help combat that, the board sent out an email urging its members to ramp up business by ordering...Show More Summary

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