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Paul Qui Talks About Drug Dealing Past; Sway’s Thai New Year Menu; More

Plus, tax day food and drink specials.

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.

QUI NOTES — Paul Qui spoke to Vice’s Munchies last week about his transformation from a bad drug dealer into the well-known chef he is today. He has brought up his dealing past before to Texas Monthly in 2013. [Munchies]

SOUTH FIRST — Sway is observing Thai New Year with a special Songkran menu until Saturday, April 18 for dinner. Items include chicken heart skewers and alligator. The full menu follows below. [EaterWire]

TAX DAY DEALS — Taxes are due on Wednesday, April 15, and to celebrate the end of the exhausting process, Ranch 616 and Spartan Pizza are offering specials. Ranch 616 is serving the aptly named F$%# Your Taxes margarita and Tax Break martini, along with other food specials. Spartan Pizza is also selling large pies for $12.50 for the day, down from the typical $15. [EaterWire]

Sway will celebrate Songkran, or Thai New Year, with a week of special off-the-menu items that kicks off tonight.The...

Posted by Sway on Sunday, April 12, 2015

Spartan Pizza

1007 E 6th Street , Austin, TX 78702 512 484 0798 Visit Website


3437 Bee Caves Road, , TX 78746 (512) 326-1999 Visit Website

Ranch 616

616 Nueces Street, Austin, TX 78701 512 479 7616 Visit Website

Qui [Closed]

1600 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 436-9626 Visit Website