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Austin Monthly Approves of Pool Burger’s Tiki Vibes

Texas Monthly marvels at EastSide Tavern’s brisket tots Austin Monthly’s Darcie Duttweiler visited Pool Burger this week, and was instantly struck by “just how damn adorable it is.” The restaurant from McGuire Moorman Hospitality features white paint and chairs with a palm leaf print that made the place ready for the spotlight. Show More Summary

The Best Daily Dish Specials Found in Austin

From steak frites to oyster deals to curry and pints Aside from Austin’s happy hours, stellar brunches, and tacos galore, the town offers up a good deal of daily specials available only during specific days and times, from steak frites on Mondays at Josephine House, Thursday night fried chicken from Contigo, to saag, curry and rosé at June’s. Show More Summary

Sexual Harassment Training Now Offered by Local Restaurant Consultants

The first session takes place next week Recent exposes in the restaurant industry, like claims of misconduct by chef Mario Batali and sexual harassment by chef John Besh, have shown that employees often feel like they have nowhere to...Show More Summary

Austin Food & Wine Festival 2018 Chef Lineup Is Here

Featuring local names and pitmasters from Charleston and Brooklyn Austin Food & Wine Festival is back for the seventh time this year, with a few event changes and expanded chef lineup featuring local and nationally-recognized names.Show More Summary

Hot Chicken Trailer Tumble 22 Is Opening a New Restaurant

Taking over the old Twisted Root spot on Burnet Tumble 22, the hot chicken trailer from Salty Sow chef Harold Marmulstein, is opening a brick and mortar restaurant in Crestview, as reported by Community Impact. It’ll take over Twisted Root Burger Co.'s old address on Burnet Road. Show More Summary

San Antonio Chefs John and Elise Russ Open a New Neighborhood Restaurant

Clementine debuts a Southern-inspired menu today Chefs John and Elise Russ are opening their own neighborhood restaurant in San Antonio. The Southern-inspired Clementine, which will be found in the Castle Hills areas, makes its debut...Show More Summary

People Waited for Franklin Barbecue in the Frigid Weather, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Of course people still waited in line for Franklin Barbecue despite the frigid, awful weather yesterday. General manager Benji Jacobs told the Statesman that there were about 30 people in line at 10 a.m. Show More Summary

Fareground: the Ultimate Guide to the Downtown Austin Food Hall

Seven vendors, so many choices Fareground, Austin’s first proper food hall in downtown Austin on Congress Avenue, is finally opening this week on Thursday, January 18. On deck are some of the city’s best chefs and restaurants: Dai Due’s...Show More Summary

Indian-Texas Food Truck Puli-Ra Is Moving Into Texas Keeper Cider

Expect naan croissants with cider-brined bacon and saag queso Puli-Ra, the Indian-Texas food trailer from chef Deepa Shridhar, is on the move. It left its home at Still Austin Whiskey Co. last week, relocating to Texas Keeper Cider in...Show More Summary

Step Inside Veggie Heaven’s New Quirky Restaurant Yoshi Ramen

Meat is on the menu from ramen burgers to bao sliders Relocated vegetarian haven Veggie Heaven is debuting its new restaurant today: Yoshi Ramen (née Yoshi Kitchen) is now open in Hancock on Harmon Avenue, though with limited hours. For now, Yoshi is open for dinner today and tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16 and Wednesday, January 17, from 5 to 9 p.m. Show More Summary

Austin’s Winter Storm Closings, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Yes, it’s freezing in Austin. Because of the awful weather, local restaurants, bars, and food trucks are closing for the day for safety reasons, and Eater is tracking everything...Show More Summary

Austin Restaurants Closed Today for the Winter Storm

Closings and delays because of the ice As the latest winter storm descends upon Austin, covering the city in ice and below-freezing temperature. With that in mind — the fact that Austin schools and colleges are canceled and flights in...Show More Summary

New York Gelato Popsicle Shop Comes to Austin

Popbar will bring pops, ice cream sandwiches on sticks, and milkshakes to downtown New York-based gelato popsicle chain Popbar is opening its first Austin store on West 3rd Street sometime in late January, though there is no exact opening...Show More Summary

El Chilito’s Selena-Inspired Brunch, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Tex-Mex taco restaurant El Chilito is honoring Tejano singer Selena with its brunch series that continues on Sunday, January 14 at the Manor Road restaurant. Bidi Bidi Brunch Brunch includes music, costumes, mimosas, brunch tacos, and more. Show More Summary

15 Outstanding Picks for South Asian Cuisine in Austin

Best curries, dosas, and sweets There’s a strong case to be made for excellent Indian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, and Nepalese food in Austin. The number of South Asian restaurants and food trucks keeps growing in the city, with placesShow More Summary

Downtown Seafood Spot Changes Into New Neighborhood Restaurant

Coast Kitchen and Bar is now Nueces Kitchen and Bar Downtown seafood restaurant Coast Kitchen and Bar is no longer; in its place is new neighborhood-focused restaurant Nueces Kitchen and Bar. While it slowly rolled out its breakfast,...Show More Summary

Austin Monthly Finds Dreamy Desserts in an Uncozy Space at Le Politique

Chronicle heads to a small-town library diner for a dose of nostalgia The latest in a long line of writers to review downtown French spot Le Politique, Austin Monthly’s Jolène Bouchon agrees the restaurant has ups and downs. Though the...Show More Summary

New Holly Italian Restaurant Debuts Soon With Pasta and Chocolates

Intero opens later this month Intero, Austin’s latest contemporary Italian restaurant, is set to open in Holly starting on Saturday, January 20. It will be found within the iconic Bud’s Motorcycle Shop on East Cesar Chavez near North...Show More Summary

Robotic On-Demand Coffee Bar Comes to Austin

Briggo Coffee will be found within ice cream shop Moojo on the Drag On-demand coffee bar Briggo Coffee is opening its first public location in Austin. It’ll be found within ice cream sandwich shop Moojo on Guadalupe Street starting on...Show More Summary

Where to Find King Cake for Fat Tuesday in Austin

Look out for the baby Mardi Gras, aka Fat Tuesday, lands on Tuesday, February 13, and it is traditionally observed through copious consumption of king cake, a yeasted cake in a circle or oval shape, stuffed with a wide variety of fillings (cream, fruit) and, most importantly, an elusive plastic baby. Show More Summary

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