— Austin now has its own boozy boba cocktail pop-up with Boba Labs ATX, hosted by the Taiwanese American Professionals, On deck will be bubble tea cocktails made with vodka, whiskey, cold-brew, and more, as well as themed art installations. It takes place on Friday, October 26 at Site ATX at 440 East St. Elmo Road from 7 to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $30.
— Coffee shop and bakery Brentwood Social House is turning its backyard into a children-friendly playscape. The reason for the change is because its original outdoor seating area meant that it would have to add on more parking spaces based on city code. So in order to make better use of the space, Brentwood started a GoFundMe campaign to help the cafe buy a custom-designed play structure from Playwood Austin.
— Men’s Journal named brewery-restaurant The Brewer Table’s Vor Ort beer as the best craft beer in Texas.
— Downtown restaurant Vince Young Steakhouse recently renovated its space with an updated look from new tables, stools, lighting, sliding barn doors, and more. That penny-clad longhorn statue remains.