— Downtown pizzeria Numero 28’s bakery Alimentari 28 is now open on 2nd and San Antonio streets. It serves up pancakes, pastries, sandwiches, gelato, coffee, and drinks for breakfast and lunch. Hours begin at 7 a.m.
— SXSW ramps up business for local stores and restaurants in Austin, as CNBC discovered. Mellizoz Tacos preps by making sure they order a lot of produce. Prohibition Creamery wants to make at least ten percent of its annual revenue for its first SXSW.
— Renowned mixologist Jason Kosmas pointed out his favorite bars in Austin, from good ol' cocktail bars, music ones, and restaurant bar programs.
— Is Salt Lick Texas' most famous restaurant?
— Odd Duck/Barley Swine’s Bryce Gilmore trekked to Washington, D.C. for No Kid Hungry, where he and a bunch of other chefs, including John Currence, Seamus Mullen, and Bruce Kalman, visited schools in Virginia to talk about breakfast and lunch programs.
— Chronicle put together an oral history of Austin Beerworks, starting from the beer label, figuring out how to run a taproom properly, to its recently-expanded brewery.
— Boiler Nine Bar + Grill’s rooftop deck is now reopened within the Seaholm District. Deck Nine Observatory Bar’s hours are from 5 p.m. until late.