(map) Dive in! To the delicious new tasting room at the Deep Eddy distillery in Drippin’. The tasting room is industrial-chic, furnished with comfy couches for lounging with your friends, drinks in hand, of course. To order, you choose your glass, then choose from
(map) Like a proud hipster phoenix, Proof & Cooper rises from the ashes of the former Bert ‘n Ernie’s location near Drippin’. And what a transformation it is! Those of you familiar with that quirky-yet-almost-comically-dilapidated biker bar will be amazed. Craft cocktails, craft beers on tap, live music, and best of all,
(map) If you’re a fan of this award-winning vodka, get ready to raise your glass. The distillery and tasting room will open for tours starting next Tuesday. Tours cost $10, are by appointment only, and you’ll get to sample four micro-spirits, including the latest, Dripping Springs Artisan Gin. Full bottles and other merchandise are for sale [...]
(map) Our Texas Hill Country land is perfect for growing olives. Next Saturday, Texas Hill Country Olive Company is holding a big sale of trees from their stock of seven varieties. Experts will be on hand to give advice on planting, growing (and harvesting!) olives. Medium-sized trees (1-1/2 to 2 years old) are $20; large-sized [...]
(map) Last Friday, the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for the newest business in booming Drippin’. Open for lunch and tea, Kell Cat offers Irish specialties like fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, and spatchcock chicken. Irish teas, homemade breads and light plates served in the afternoon. It’s BYOB, so cheers to that!
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) In honor of Lucille Ball’s 100th birthday – and because it’s fun – Westcave Cellars held their first annual grape stomp this weekend. In addition to turning your tootsies purple, you could eat barbecue, listen to live music and, oh yeah, drink wine! Kids large and small jumped in for