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
Because of the recent influx of newbies to our beloved community, my friends and I have been scouring Austin to find a new happy hour spot. One a little less crowded and…um…a little less annoying. Liberty Tavern was the unanimous vote, hands down. Ever tried
Dang Bánh Mì is the latest venture from the guys who brought us Austin’s favorite wing joint, Pluckers. While a Vietnamese sandwich shop is a bit of a departure from Dr. Pepper flappers and “bong water” cocktails, these guys are serious about their authenticity. They
From Sunday, August 3, 2014 through Wednesday, August 13, 2014, drink and dine while giving back at some of Austin’s best restaurants, bars and food trailers. Leave the house and indulge in special dishes artfully created by each participating eatery. From brunch to happy hour,
Ahh brunch. It never gets old. Whether you use it to catch up, recap last night’s “events”, or cure your hangover by gorging yourself with yummy food, it always serves its purpose. However, if you’re a regular bruncher like myself, you’ve probably grown tired of
As a spin-off of their popular Wine in Heels pop-ups held at various private residences around Austin, Advanced Sommelier Vilma Mazaite and Executive Chef Allison Jenkins of laV are opening the restaurant’s wine bar and community tables for a new, once-monthly event called Flights and
I’m all about citrus-y drinks right now. Maybe it’s the weather, maybe it’s just a phase – who knows. Anyways, because of this recent little kick I’m on, picking this week’s Local Cocktail of the Week was a no-brainer. Named after Executive Chef and Partner
Austin Restaurant Week just closed out the latest iteration of the popular city-wide dining event with its new partner TRIBEZA at the helm. To celebrate the event’s success and money raised for local non-profit, Meals on Wheels More, TRIBEZA is hosting an ARW Spring 2014
So there’s a back story to why we choose this cocktail as this week’s Cocktail of the Week. East Austin’s very own Brett Esler, bartender at hot spot Whisler’s, has been named a finalist in the second annual Broker’s Bowler Cup, a national mixology competition.