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Midway Field House Shutter, Billy Corgan at G’Raj Mahal, and More A.M. Intel

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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.

Riverside sports bar Midway Field House, opened by the Buzz Mill team in 2014, is now closed. It appears that it will be replaced by a new concept.

Conde Nast Traveler called Austin the country's third best barbecue city, using Franklin Barbecue, John Mueller Meat Company, and Freedmen's Bar as examples.

Someone on Reddit saw Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan at G'Raj Mahal on Rainey Street this week.

— Boston chef Ming Tsai is sad about Austin Food and Wine Festival’s cancellation this week if only because it means he can’t have Franklin Barbecue or Uchi.

— Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop recommends Chi'lantro’s downtown spot, Snap Kitchen, and Whole Foods for easy Austin lunch spots, nothing else.

Midway Field House [Closed]

2015 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741 (512) 547-9909


2402 San Gabriel Street, , TX 78705 (512) 220-0953 Visit Website

Whole Foods Market [Austin]

525 North Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78703 (512) 476-1206 Visit Website


1324 North Shepherd Drive, , TX 77008 (281) 975-0129 Visit Website

G'Raj Mahal Cafe

73 Rainey Street, Austin, TX 78701 512 480 2555 Visit Website

Snap Kitchen

1014 West 6th Street, , TX 78703 (512) 649-2563 Visit Website

John Mueller Meat Company

2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 571-6509 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website