I’ll be honest. I was nervous going to The W Austin to sample their new Primetime Happy Hour Menu. I mean, The W is upscale. It’s trendy. It’s where the rich and fabulous go. Meanwhile I’m over here drinking Lone Star and covering the scuffs in
Popular downtown hotel W Austin is launching an ongoing fundraising event for HRC and the W Brand’s Fight for 50 campaign supporting marriage equality. W Austin joins W Hotels around the nation to amplify awareness and support for marriage equality in all 50 States with
In celebration of Austin Beer Week, Gourdough’s Public House is excited to offer a beer-infused, three-course prix fixe menu for only $25 served with beer pairings as well as a special beer flight until Sunday, November 2. The beer flight can be purchased separately for $15.
Patika Wine and Coffee is excited to host this month’s Latte Art Throwdown on Thursday, October 30. Hosted by the Barista Guild of America, this monthly latte art competition showcases about thirty baristas from around the city who range in expertise, battling it out in
Halloween is a week away– do you know where you’ll be getting your treats? Gourdough’s Public House is celebrating their 2nd anniversary next Friday, October 31 with the 2nd Annual Creepy Carnival Halloween party. Guests will enjoy a “freak show” photo booth (so AHS, so hot right
Chef Peter Maffei of Finn & Porter has released his new fall menu filled with creative preparations of seasonal ingredients along with signature touches to classic cool weather dishes. Inspired by the flavors of fall, Maffei created a sumptuous Foie Gras appetizer dish served with golden beet, braised
Austin’s vibrant home brewing community is coming together for the Austin Home Brew Festival on Saturday, November 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Getaway Motor Club. Enjoy small batch beers and kombuchas from local home brewers and feast on food from Frank
Chicago House– located at 6th and Trinity– is hosting not one, but THREE awesome events for Austin Beer Week (October 24 – November 2). Tuesday, October 28th Chicago House is hosting Tap Takeover and Pint Night with Infamous Brewing Company. They’ll be showcasing their delicious beers like the peanut butter stout “Sweep
VIVO, Austin’s Modern Tex Mex Restaurant, is reopening today Wednesday, October 22 at The Linc, formerly known as the Lincoln Village at 6406 N IH 35 Suite 2343. VIVO will serve lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday as well as a new Sunday/Monday brunch. Known for their
Fans of downtown trailer Patika Coffee are excitedly welcoming the team’s newest endeavor: a brick and mortar operation located conveniently on South Lamar. The new location brings the same high quality coffee with the addition of beer and wine as well as an in-house baking program and evening snacks. “When
Who’s ready for football season? Autumn in Austin means it’s time to break out the burnt orange and trek down to tailgating land to watch the Longhorns play and– let’s be honest– stuff our faces with food and beer. Snarf’s Sandwiches wants to invite you
‘Tis the season for blended, frozen drinks. And at no surprise, I’ve been desperate to find something other than your typical daiquiri or frozen swirl margarita. Salty Sow has the perfect alternative. Their signature drink, The Blanche, hits the spot in more ways than one.
Last week I was invited to sample Lucky Robot’s new menu crafted by Executive Sushi Chef Jay Huang and Executive Chef Mason Evans. The new menu is inspired by colorful Harajuku culture and incorporates local and sustainable ingredients including Wagyu beef from 44 Farms and a selection of fish
Whisler’s doesn’t mind paying it forward. And we totally dig it! In support of the Austin Music Foundation, the East 6th staple is proud to serve the “AMF Drink of Month” – Monkey Business – all August long. $1 for every cocktail purchased will go directly
To celebrate their new name and look, Thunderbird Cafe & Tap Room (previously known as Thunderbird Coffee) on 1401 Koenig Lane, will be giving away free shots of espresso during their new Espresso Happy Hour every Tuesday. The happy hour lasts from 10:00 a.m. to