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Popular Butcher Shop Salt & Time to Extend Dining Room

There will be a pop-up chocolate shop this weekend.

What will soon be Salt & Time's new dining room
What will soon be Salt & Time's new dining room
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Salt & Time, the popular East 7th butcher shop and restaurant, is expanding with a larger dining room. The renovations are to help ease wait times for lunch and dinner. The restaurant will take over a vacant space next to the current dining room, which will add 30-40 more seats. Changes include using new chairs and tables, too.

"We're excited to be able to offer a better dining experience in the restaurant," said co-owner Ben Runkle to Eater, "while at the same time allowing our current bar to go back to being more casual, walk-in only seating." There are no plans to close the restaurant during construction. With the new space comes a new menu, but that won’t be unveiled until the room is finished sometime in May.

In the meantime, interested people can check out the unfinished area when Salt & Time hosts Dallas-based Dude, Sweet Chocolate’s continued Austin pop-up tour this weekend, with foie gras caramel skulls and other sweet exclusive items. Find them on Friday to Saturday, April 3-4 from 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 5 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Salt & Time

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1383 Visit Website