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Austin Restaurants Aid in Flood Relief; Fourth Caffe Medici Opens Today

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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.

CHARITY WIRE — Taco Flats and Quality Seafoods will give out free meals to students, faculty, and volunteers who were affected by the recent floods. Both restaurants will be set up in Bobcat Village from 12-2 p.m. Because of the floods, Kome is also donating 5% of gross sales to the Central Texas Red Cross, as well as all sales of the $4 Kyuri in Main drink to United Way, today, June 3. [EaterWire]

SOUTH LAMAR — A fourth Caffe Medici opened today at Lamar Union. Owner Michael Vaclav previously told Eater that the look of the new cafe is "something in between the Austonian location and West Lynn." The 1,500 square foot space includes outdoor seating. Hours are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. until midnight, and Saturday to Sunday, 7 a.m . until midnight. [EaterWire]

CHERRYWOOD — Dai Due’s Jesse Griffiths talks over the financial logistics of running the butcher shop and restaurant while still maintaining a local focus with Open Table. [EaterWire]

EAST 7TH — The Hightower is now open on Mondays for lunch and dinner. There will be a 20% service industry discount every week, too. [EaterWire]


4917 Airport Boulevard, , TX 78751 (512) 712-5700 Visit Website

Dai Due

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-0688 Visit Website

Taco Flats

5520 Burnet Road, , TX 78756 (512) 284-8352 Visit Website

Quality Seafood

5621 Airport Boulevard, Austin, TX 78751 Visit Website

The Hightower

1209 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1448 Visit Website

Caffé Medici

1100 South Lamar Boulevard #2125, Austin, TX 78704, USA