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Epicerie's Chef Shuffle, Foreign & Domestic's New Hours, a New Mighty Fine

Plus a new happy hour suggestion.

Emmer & Rye
Emmer & Rye
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CHEF SHUFFLEKeith Abate has been named chef de cuisine at Epicerie. Abate has been in charge of the brunch and charcuterie programs at the Rosedale restaurant for some time. Now, he will now serve as owner and executive chef Sarah McIntosh's second in command. [EaterWire]

SERVICE UPDATEForeign & Domestic has discontinued the Monday night fried chicken & oyster special. In fact, effective now, F&D is closed on Mondays. Dollar Oyster Tuesdays will resume on January 26, and chef and owner Ned Elliott said to be on the lookout for the return of Sunday brunch, complete with fried chicken and micheladas, in mid-February. [EaterWire]

MEALS ON WHEELSMighty Fine Burgers opened its fifth Austin location, a food truck, at Picnic on Barton Springs. [EaterWire]

HAPPY HOUREmmer & Rye now offers a daily happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. in the bar and lounge; discounts include $1 off beer, $2 off wine, and $2 off specialty cocktails. [EaterWire]

Mighty Fine Truck

, Austin, TX

Foreign & Domestic

306 East 53rd Street, , TX 78751 (512) 459-1010


2307 Hancock Drive, , TX 78756 (512) 371-6840 Visit Website

Emmer & Rye

51 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 (512) 366-5530 Visit Website

The Picnic

1720 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704