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Cane Rosso’s Roni One pie
Cane Rosso’s Roni One pie
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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.

Keeping up with the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story food theme, Cane Rosso is offering a a related-cinematic pizza this week. The Roni One pie comes with San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella, pepperoni, and bacon marmalade. There are also Star Wars/Cane Rosso/pizza shirts too, where $5 of the $22 will be donated to the pizzeria's dog rescue nonprofit. Catch the pie until the end of the year.

— Stiles Switch BBQ and Brew is making a new sweeter barbecue sauce with molasses and coffee, dubbed Popeye's Molasses.

— For those looking to celebrate Hanukkah, Lenoir is hosting a holiday dinner on Tuesday, December 27, where the three-course family-style meal will include latkes, lamb, and doughnuts from chef de cuisine Melissa Moss. Reservations, starting at 6 p.m., are $60, with an additional $45 for wine pairings

— Canadian food-focused nonprofit Mealshare is launching in Austin today. It fights against youth hunger by teaming up with local restaurants, which will offer buy-one, give-one meals for selected dishes and items. The restaurants will donate that money to one of the connected charities to buy meals. Participating restaurants are El Naranjo, El Taquito, Jenna’s Asian Kitchen, General Tso’Boy, and Bouldin Creek Cafe.

— Owner Rob Pate is looking for a pastry chef for his restaurants, Peruvian-leaning Isla and cocktail bar Peche. Those looking to apply should email executive chef John Lichtenberger ( and Isla chef de cuisine Julio-Cesar Florez (

Did someone say coffee? Our GG Espresso bar is officially open.

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— Charitable-focused Greater Goods Coffee opened its coffee tasting room and espresso bar within its roastery in Dripping Springs. Look out for its two Austin cafes coming this spring.

— The Travel Channel spent some time at Banger's Sausage House and Beer Garden yesterday, filming segments for Food Paradise, but there is no word on what the episode is about.

— For The Brewer’s Table’s next dinner series, the beer and wood-fired restaurant is taking over Olamaie, with dishes like venison tartare, sharable slow-roasted lamb shoulder and crispy rice, and pumpkin semifreddo. Scope out the full menu below. Reservations are available from Wednesday, December 28 through Friday, December 30, with a $25 deposit.

— Austin’s first wave park, NLand Surf Park, will remain closed until further notice after lagoon problems.

Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn dug into the past of C.B. Stubblefield, the original owner and founder of Stubb's Bar-B-Que and the origins of his now-famous barbecue sauce (now split into two companies) through an audio cookbook full of good smoked meats tips.

— Geraldine’s, the Hotel Van Zandt restaurant, introduced happy hour this week, with dishes for $4 to $7, like bread of the day and butter, cheddar funnel cakes, fritters, ceviche, and more. Cocktails are $9 and beers are $4. It’s available from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and then 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

— Hyde Park Bar and Grill is getting a new front porch at the Duval location.

— Now you can get groceries and the such delivered from Randalls through the supermarket’s website or app.


605 Davis Street, , TX 78701 (512) 476-4755 Visit Website


1610 San Antonio Street, , TX 78701 (512) 474-2796 Visit Website

Hyde Park Bar & Grill

4206 Duval Street, , TX 78751 (512) 458-3168 Visit Website

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

79 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 (512) 386-1656 Visit Website

Stubb's Bar-B-Q

801 Red River Street, , TX 78701 (737) 465-1218 Visit Website

Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

6610 N Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78757 Visit Website


68 Wentworth Street, , SC 29401 (843) 534-9031 Visit Website

Isla [Closed]

208 W 4th St, Austin, TX 78701 (301) 370-8986

The Brewer's Table

4715 East 5th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 520-8199 Visit Website

Cane Rosso [CLOSED]

4715 S Lamar Blvd, Sunset Valley, TX 78745