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The latest nine restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

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Fonda San Miguel
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Goop published its first-ever guide to Austin, which spotlights Central Standard, Fonda San Miguel, Josephine House, June's All Day, and more.

— Salty Sow has been invited to participate in the New York City Wine & Food Festival for the second year in a row. Chef/owner Harold Marmulstein and his team will participate in tomorrow's Grand Tasting and offer duck breast with turnip puree and olives.

— Italian-influenced Sophia’s is joining Austin’s weekend brunch scene with a new “Bubble Brunch” starting Sunday, October 16. Brunch service will be offered every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature classic brunch dishes with a side of bubbly cocktails and DJ sets.

— L'Oca d'Oro kicks off its happy hour Monday, October 17. Happy hour will be offered weekdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

— Olamaie has launched a new patio menu in tandem with its recent revamp of its deck and garden area. The menu is available during both lunch and dinner services.

CityLab mapped out the best places to get chili in Austin in addition to the Texas Chili Parlor, of course.

— Bastrop County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Wednesday afternoon after a four-hour standoff with law enforcement at the Comfort Café in Smithville. The cafe is part of the Serenity Star drug and alcohol treatment center.

— Guantanamera Cuban Cuisine has changed its name to Cuba512 to underscore its identity as an authentic Cuban restaurant and bar.

— Little Caesars may soon be offering a pizza with a Texas twist. Tipsters in Zapata, Texas and Lexington, Kentucky report the mega chain is testing a new pizza that features smoked brisket, pulled pork, applewood-smoked bacon, a smoky barbecue sauce, and a "Smokehouse-seasoned" crust.

Fonda San Miguel

2330 West North Loop Boulevard, , TX 78756 (512) 459-4121 Visit Website