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Happy New Year!

In: Eating|Stuff

1 Feb 2016

Next Monday the 8th marks the beginning of the Chinese or Lunar New Year. According to the zodiac, 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. Celebrate by going to Pao’s Mandarin House and ordering off the secret Chinese menu (story here). Don’t worry, you’ve got plenty of time – the celebration lasts for 15 days! [...]

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(map) Hey Cupcake! launches their newest cupcake for the fall season. The Pumpkinator is a moist pumpkin-spice cake topped with cream-cheese frosting. It’s a frightfully yummy way to welcome the approach of Halloween! Hey Cupcake! website

(map) Every Monday, The League serves up a tasty deal: Order one of their half-pound, freshly ground burgers and get the second one free. Above, the American Burger, topped with American cheese and then a fried egg. The Southern Burger is topped with bacon, fried onions and barbecue sauce. They’re a deliciously hot mess! Burgers [...]

(map) Fans of the true Chicago hot dog say there is nothing else like it. A unique combo of Vienna beef, tomatoes, dill pickle, bright-green sweet relish, chopped onion and pickled peppers, it must be served on the classic poppy-seed bun. Until Chi-Town opened, our only option for true authenticity was a ticket to the [...]

(map) July 6th marks this awesome burger place’s tenth year in business. In honor of that, P. Terry’s is giving away free t-shirts, temporary tattoos, and more. The front features the logo; on the back, this groovy design. They start giving the swag away when they open up tomorrow at 10 am. First come first served, so [...]

S. C. Gwynne

In: Stuff

11 Feb 2015

(map) Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times bestselling author Sam Gwynne will be at the Lake Travis Community Library next Tuesday, February 17 as part of the Lake Travis Reads series. Mr. Gwynne is the author of the bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon. His newest book is Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption [...]

The Austin Chronicle just published “First Plates,” their annual Best Restaurants list. Five of those mentioned are out West, including Jack Allen’s Kitchen, The League and Pieous. Read more about the list here.

Here are the best places out West serving Thanksgiving dinner, or preparing the entire meal to go, with links to more details:

Critterman

In: Stuff

14 Jul 2014

(map) Ready for a “positively wild” experience? Join Critterman and his menagerie this Thursday at 10:30 at the Lake Travis Library. Free. Lake Travis Community Library website

(map) Good news for everyone who misses Shades! Sundancer Grill just debuted in the former Shades location and promises to be open year-round. Billing themselves as “upscale dining with a casual lakeside atmosphere,” the new spot is delivering when it comes to food (if only


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