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W Austin Launches Event Series for Marriage Equality

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

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Patika Wine & Coffee Latte Art Throwdown

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

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Fall Flavors Take Center Stage at Finn & Porter

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

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Austin Home Brew Festival November 15th

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

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Chicago House Hosts 3 Events for Austin Beer Week

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

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VIVO Austin Reopens at The Linc

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

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Patika Coffee South Lamar Brick and Mortar Location Open

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

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Local Cocktail of the Week: The Blanche

‘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.

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Lucky Robot’s New Menu Brings Taste of Harajuku to Austin

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

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Local Cocktail of the Week: Monkey Business

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