Posts Tagged ‘wine

(map) Austin’s newest and biggest Alamo movie theater is now open! Built from scratch, not a remodel of an existing moviehouse, this Alamo location boasts ten theaters of various sizes. There’s also a cool bar onsite, the Glass Half Full Taproom, which offers a long list of local brews, like

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22 Jul 2013

(map) Why yes, that is moonshine. And it’s apparently legal. At this “Hye End Tasting Room,” you can try local Texas wines, craft beers, gourmet Texas foods, and even ‘shine. This hooch is made by legendary NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, and is available in flavors, like the spicy apple pie, above. Fun fact: running moonshine and

All next week, Go Texan restaurants will offer special menus highlighting the best Lone Star food and wine, and donate proceeds to local food banks. It starts next Monday and goes through Sunday, July 22 -28. Restaurants in Bee Cave, Drippin’, Blanco and Johnson City are joining this worthy cause. See the list below with […]

This annual festival starts this Friday night with a wine-pairing dinner in Fredericksburg, and continues Saturday at nearby Wildseed Farms. Texas wineries and Hill Country restaurants will be on hand with free tastings, and there will also be food, wine and beer for purchase. Live music starts at 11, and continues till 7:30 with Charles […]

(map) Zack’s just opened in Steiner Ranch. Three guys who have a lot of restaurant, wine and beer experience, and who just happen to live in Steiner, wanted to see a casual, locally-oriented dining option there. So they did it themselves! There are pizzas, sandwiches, soups and salads, but we decided to start with this […]

(map) Has moved! One of the West’s favorite wine bars/wine store has moved just up the road a bit. They are still unpacking, but will be open this weekend as shelves get stocked, the dust settles, and (of course) wine is poured. The clientele here comes from as far as Round Rock, not just because

(map) It always feels good to eat, drink and be merry while helping out a great cause. This Thursday, to highlight their transition to more of a wine bar, Tony C’s Pizza offers ticket holders the chance to taste 25 wines for $25. There’ll be appetizers to match the wines from around the world, and […]

(map) The fall festival season begins tomorrow, Sept. 8th, with the 5th annual Dripping with Taste. 22 Texas wineries and four craft breweries will join dozens of local specialty vendors and chefs, like Rolling in Thyme & Dough, above. Your entry fee buys you a souvenir glass and six tastes. It’s a fun, easy way […]

(map) Coolest. Idea. Ever. The Buzz, the upstairs bar at the Bee Cave Whole Foods, offers beer and wine on tap. Soon, you’ll be able to order it to go. Modeled after a growler, jugs that let you take home draft beer, these “Old Schoolers” come in three sizes. You buy the reusable glass container, […]

(map) Over a year in the making, Texas Hill Country Olive has just opened their fancy new tasting room near Drippin’. The Tuscan-style structure is right next to their olive orchard, where they’ve been producing Texas-grown olives for


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