(map) The former Noble Pig chefs are now hamming it up in their new location, which boasts a bigger dining room. The paucity of parking at their old place gives way to a plethora of spots here. What hasn’t changed is their amazing cooking: dishes with a laser-like focus on house-made and
(map) The newest flavor at Hey Cupcake! brightens up the menu like a ray of sunshine. Moist, tart lemon cake topped with tasty lemon buttercream, the John Lemon makes a sweet treat to welcome spring. Hey Cupcake! website
(map) What better way to celebrate Texas Independence Day than with free Lone Star beer? Tomorrow, Rudy’s Bar-B-Q does just that. You don’t even have to buy anything (although it would be nice of you). Cheers! Rudy’s Bar-B-Q website
The Austin Chronicle lists its top restaurant choices for First Plates of 2014, and surprisingly, there are a lot of them out West. For the complete list including Artisan Bistro, Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Mandola’s Italian Market, Schmidt Family Barbecue, The Grove and The League, read the article here.
(map) With racehorse-like speed, Celtic Seafare has galloped from a mere commercial kitchen to a tasting room to serving gourmet, three-course meals. On Fridays and Saturdays, Chef Sebastian turns out a menu that would shine anywhere in town, showcasing his amazingly tasty smoked salmon along with
(map) This Saturday the 22nd is Spicewood Vineyards’ 6th annual chili cookoff. $20 gets you a chili-tasting wristband, as well as a souvenir glass of Spicewood’s Cabernet Claret. Judges will decide which chili pairs best with the claret and the competition gets plenty hot! Find ticket info and team entry forms here.
(map) This Saturday the 22nd, the 13 wineries on the Wine Road 290 Trail (between Fredericksburg and Johnson City) are throwing a fun, Mardi Gras-themed event. Top local chefs are creating dishes pairing tastes of Texas wines with Texas Gulf shrimp. There’ll be shrimp gumbo, shrimp Creole, shrimp and sausage jambalaya, blackened shrimp tacos and [...]
(map) Yes, Fudds is a chain, but a local (based in Houston) chain. A deliciously tasty chain. Fuddruckers just opened its newest location in Bee Cave, in the former Waterloo spot (they did keep the mega-sized playscape and washer-pitching areas). Their 100% fresh, never-frozen burgers and
This special Valentine’s event from the Texas Hill Country wineries starts this Saturday and runs through Sunday the 23rd. (See more info about the trail here.) Ticket-holders get a special box of chocolates created to pair with red and white wines, then hit the trail for free tastes at
(map) This Saturday, Hey Cupcake! launches their special Valentine’s Day cupcake. The Luvcake is a delectable confection of chocolate cake covered with fresh strawberry and cream-cheese frosting. A delicious way to show that special someone (or yourself!) how you feel. Available now through Valentine’s. Hey Cupcakes! website