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Vinaigrette’s Anti-Delivery Pitch, Lazarus Brewing Co.’s Opening Date, and More A.M. Intel

The latest five restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Lazarus Brewing Co.
Lazarus Brewing Co.
Lazarus Brewing Co./Facebook

— Vinaigrette owner Erin Wade isn't a fan of food delivery services. To her, there's a difference between convenience and quality, as she wrote in an op-ed for the Statesman. There's a lack of exploration and connection if diners don't physically come into restaurants. She also digs through the true costs of partnering, say, with UberEats.

— Lazarus Brewing Co., the brewery that took over shuttered East 6th Street convenience spot Cool Store, set its opening day for Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24).

— Employees Only co-founder Igor Hadzismajlovic talks through bar expansions on Liquor.com, including how to pick next cities, using local ingredients, and what will stay the same. The famed New York bar expanded to Singapore and the impending Austin location, helmed by Jason Kosmas in partnership with The Townsend, is set to open in 2017.

— Georgetown restaurant Eats caught on fire over the weekend, caused by hot water heaters.. No one was hurt, but the dining establishment was heavily damaged.

— A neighborhood group isn't happy with the lack of pedestrian safety measures near The Oasis near Lake Travis. The Comanche Trail Community Association wants the city to add traffic lights, create designated crosswalks, and change the speed limit in the area.

Vinaigrette

2201 College Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 852-8791 Visit Website

The Townsend [CLOSED]

718 Congress Ave Ste 100, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 887-8778

Employees Only

7953 Santa Monica Boulevard, , CA 90046 (323) 536-9045 Visit Website

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