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Where to Find Austin’s Best Holiday Drinks & Treats

Find the city's best seasonal sweets and booze this December.

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Beloved Austin Mini-Chain Tacodeli Plans to Expand Across Texas

Fifteen years in, the popular taqueria aims to grow smart.

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Christmas Feasting: Cook at Home, Dine Out, or Skip It For The Bar?

While Christmas lacks the set menu of Thanksgiving, it's undeniably a feasting (and drinking) centered holiday. What's your eating and drinking plan this year? Cooking up something ambitious at...

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Texas’ Favorite Burger Chain; Austin Chefs’ Favorite Holiday Fare; Dai Due’s Ladies Steak Night

Will Shake Shack make the most popular burger chain list next year?

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Hobbit Maniacs The Alamo Drafthouse Will Show All Six LOTR Movies in a Row

The Middle Earth marathon to rule them all appears to have sold out within minutes.

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Official Drink of Austin & Jo's Chili Cook-Off Dates; Holiday Mocktails

February will bring booze and chili to Austin.

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New East Side King Phenom Thai Kun Will Move to Cocktail Destination Whislers

The latest mega-success from Paul Qui's trailer-grown empire moves down East 6th on Monday, December 29.

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Los Angeles Thai Pop-Up Storms Into Austin on Their Southwest Tour

Pranom will descend on Handle Bar downtown on January 2.

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East Austin Bistro Mettle Inexplicably Introduces a Mimosa For Men

The restaurant claims gin makes bubbles safe for dudes.

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Alamo Drafthouse Teases Margaritas for ‘The Interview’ Screenings

What do margaritas and North Korea have in common?

Winter Tracking

New Casual Airport Boulevard Restaurant Sala & Betty to Open January 2015

The Chronicle has an update on the project from former Aquarelle chef Teresa Wilson.

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Opponents to St. Elmo Condo Project; Kome's NYE Osechi

Enjoy a Japanese New Year's tradition.

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JuiceLand Continues Their Unstoppable March Across Austin With Two New Locations

Juice hippies in Cedar Park and Central East Austin, rejoice.

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The Early Word on Asian-Southern Fusion The Peached Tortilla

Read on for the good and bad news on the restaurant’s take on Asian and Southern cuisine, knowledgeable servers, and the woes of finagling the small parking lot.

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Eating Breakfast With the Regulars at El Paso's Famed H&H Car Wash and Coffee Shop

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Fixe Opens December 24 With Grits, Biscuits, and a Red Beans and Rice Dessert

Take a sneak peek at their Southern menu offerings.

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Yes, There Was Brisket Cake for Micklethwait Craft Meats’ 2nd Birthday

Cake? Good. Meat? Good. Cake meat? Even better.

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Gardner’s New Winter Menu; Holiday Beer Pairings; Call for Edible Austin’s Local Heroes

Beers are very important part for any holiday dinner.

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The Meat Geniuses at Stiles Switch Chicken Fried Their Smoked Beef Ribs

The most Texan of all meat preparations is available today only.

Fall Tracking

416 Bar & Grille Gets Ready to Open on Burnet Road

The new restaurant aims to be a comfortable neighborhood spot.

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Best Whataburger Customer Ever Gives Drive-Thru Worker $10,000 Fur Coat

The generous woman handed it over right through the drive-thru window.

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Tiger Den's New Restaurant Plans in Houston; Tesar's 2014 in Tweets; Tacodeli Plans Expansion

A roundup of this week's biggest food news from around the state.

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Watch Joe House And Grantland Plow Through La Barbecue's Entire Menu

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Dai Due Nabs Another Rave, This Time From The Chronicle

Jesse Griffiths' supper club-turned-restaurant continues to rack up the accolades.

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Chef John Tesar's 10 Most Awesome Twitter Moments of 2014

If you're not following @ChefJohnTesar on Twitter, what are you even doing with your life?

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Raw Oyster Bar & Seafood Slated For Far West Austin

There will be a new seafood option in the 'burbs.

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