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Iconic Comfort Food Spot Threadgill’s Will Likely Close in 2018

After over 20 years in business Threadgill’s World Headquarters, the Riverside location of the iconic restaurant, will likely close after SXSW 2018, the Chronicle reports. The restaurant, near the former Armadillo World HeadquartersShow More Summary

Expanded Candy Options Coming to South Congress, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Big Top Candy Shop is finishing renovations just in time for its 10th anniversary. The South Congress sweets shop has increased space for 200 more kinds of candy and a new marble-top...Show More Summary

Statesman Says Olamaie Is the Best Restaurant in Austin

Plus six newcomers make the cut Statesman critic Matthew Odam released his 2017 dining guide this afternoon, ranking the 25 best restaurants in Austin. According to Odam’s judgment of food (quality, thoughtfulness, consistency), sense...Show More Summary

Two Pitmasters Are Leading New-School Barbecue in Texas

LeRoy and Lewis and 2M Smokehouse represent the future of smoked meats in the Lone Star state Austin new-school barbecue trailer LeRoy and Lewis and San Antonio barbecue joint 2M Smokehouse may be new to the Texas smoked meats landscape,...Show More Summary

A Tiki Bar With Burger Trailer Now Open by Deep Eddy Pool

The latest from McGuire-Moorman Hospitality In a somewhat unlikely pairing, the teams behind high-end restaurant Jeffrey’s and dive bar Deep Eddy Cabaret have worked together to open a tiki bar and burger trailer. Located between the...Show More Summary

Austin Monthly Names Its 9 Best New Restaurants of 2017

From Japanese-Texas izakaya to barbecue trailer to Italian Austin Monthly has been revealing its best new restaurants of 2017 slowly over on social media. The list of nine restaurants and a trailer includes already-lauded places like...Show More Summary

Ivy League-Themed Bar Coming to Austin Is Already Exhausting

The former Bar Rescue expert’s new establishment will feature “ambient scents and pheromones” Featured mixologist on television show Bar Rescue, Russell Davis, is opening a new bar in downtown Austin. While the press release is not quite at the Vespertine-level, it is still interesting. Show More Summary

Clark’s Oyster Bar Is Expanding to Aspen

Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman’s will be shucking shellfish in Colorado Clark’s Oyster Bar, the seafood restaurant from Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman, is heading to Aspen, Colorado, as reported by the Aspen Times. The new restaurant,Show More Summary

Discount Supermarket Aldi Opens First Austin-Area Store, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — German discount supermarket chain Aldi is opening its first Austin-area store up in Pflugerville on Thursday, November 2. — Franklin Barbecue raised $15,525.04 during its two-day pop-up at Mohawk for Global Giving's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Show More Summary

22 Good Bets for Raw Oysters in Austin

Briny gems from the coasts Nothing beats slurping down extremely fresh oysters, and fall is the right time for that in Austin. Despite the city’s landlocked status, there are plenty of places for the shellfish. There are single briny...Show More Summary

New Barbecue Trailer Takes Over La Barbecue’s Former Digs on East Cesar Chavez

There’s a new smoked meat spot near campus too La Barbecue’s former trailer spot at 1906 East Cesar Chavez has a new tenant serving smoked meats. Hal’s BBQ is run by Hal Engelhardt, who, according to claims on the Facebook page, hasShow More Summary

Custom Mexican Burgers and Ceviche Are Coming to San Antonio’s Riverwalk

Two new restaurants are opening from chef Johnny Hernandez San Antonio chef Johnny Hernandez, the force behind the city’s Mexican mainstays La Gloria and The Fruteria, is opening two new casual restaurants on the Riverwalk’s Mission Reach. Show More Summary

Austin City Limits Taping – Run the Jewels

I can’t remember exactly where I first heard about Run The Jewels or “RTJ” as they and their fans refer to them. I’m pretty sure it was somewhere on the Internet. The oldest e-mail I have from their mailing list is September of 2014 prior to their release of their second album RTJ2. I decided […]

Where to Find Great Biscuits in Austin

Jam, butter, gravy, or nothing at all Biscuits round out the best meals, with its flaky, fluffy interiors and crisp exteriors, and Austin’s offerings are particularly strong. The baked good can work as a side slathered with butter, jam,...Show More Summary

Mighty Cone Fed the Likes of The Killers and Jay-Z at ACL Festival

Music festival shrimp and chicken cones galore Austin City Limits Festival vendor Mighty Cone was apparently quite the hit with the headlining musical performers, fielding orders from both Jay Z and The Killers during the second weekend...Show More Summary

Detroit-Style Pizza Slingers Via 313 Finally Adds Brunch

Available at the Rainey trailer Favorite Detroit-style pizza slingers Via 313 is finally adding brunch to its lineup. Alas, it’s only available at the Rainey Street trailer in the back of Craft Pride from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays starting on October 22. Via 313 will fire up three hree brunch pizza pies that will be available. Show More Summary

Louisiana-French-Barbecue Brunch Pop-Up, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Barbecue trailer LeRoy and Lewis is partnering with French-Louisiana-inspired cafe Epicerie for a very rich, one-off brunch on Saturday, October 28. It’ll span grits and brisket, pork belly kolache, to hot chicken thighs and eggs. Show More Summary

Jay Z Loves La Barbecue So Much, He Ordered it Again During ACL

The rapper’s post-music festival show meal came from Mighty Cone Just like last week, ACL headliner and rapper Jay Z ordered lunch and dinner from La Barbecue again on Friday, October 13. He and his crew placed the same exact order for both meals, which were delivered to the backstage of the American Express headlining stage. Show More Summary

Meat-Loving South Carolina Restaurant Looks to Expand Into Austin

Bacon Bros. Public House wants more Texas locations Southern-inspired restaurant and barbecue spot Bacon Bros. Public House wants to open an Austin location. It’s thinking of opening two locations. The Greenville, South Carolina-based...Show More Summary

Boozy Boba Pop-Up Lands in Austin

Elton Keung mixes bubble tea cocktails Los Angeles boba master Elton Keung is bringing his boozy bubble tea shop Labobatory to Austin as a pop-up this month. It’ll take place at Peached Tortilla on Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 and 19 from 5 to 10 p.m. On deck are four to seven different boba cocktails. Show More Summary

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