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Comfort Food Trailer Toaster Left East Austin Bar Stay Gold

Plus Twitter’s Austin restaurant recommendations, and more news

Food from Toaster
Food from Toaster
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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.

— Comfort food trailer Toaster left its home at Stay Gold on East Cesar Chavez. It’s now found at Eastside Food Park at 2207 East Cesar Chavez, along with Hummus Among Us and the Lucky Belly.

— Twitter is launching a new campaign where those looking for restaurant recommendations in Austin during South by Southwest. People will have to tweet at the handle TwitterMktg with the hashtag TwitterFeedMe and the desired food or drink emoji, and it will reply with what it considers as the most tweeted-about restaurant for that category. Those groups include barbecue, tacos, dessert, coffee, and more. It will be active through Saturday, April 7.

— Austin chefs shared their favorite breakfasts to make at home with the Chronicle. Brian Batch, the chef of the forthcoming biscuit spot Bird Bird Biscuit, likes to make hash, scrambled eggs, and pancakes. Chef de cuisine of Loro (that Asian smokehouse from Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin) James Dumapit and Amanda Turner, chef de cuisine at Juniper, go for frozen salmon.

— East Side spot Lazarus Brewing converted the former convenience store Sixth Street Cool Store space on its property into additional space for the brewery. It’s where it will brew up sours and barrel-aging. The west wall of the building with the mural with Bob Marley remains.

— For ATX Detour Day today, Friday, March 9, Cherrywood Neapolitan pizzeria Unit-D is offering $2 off pies and $2 pints for bikers. The restaurant is also going to offer a free beer, house wine, or select cocktail to neighbors who buy pizza on Saturday, March 10 through Sunday, March 18. This applies to people who live in the following zip codes: 78722, 78723, and 78702.

— P. Terry’s taco drive-thru Taco Ranch now has expanded hours finally down in Oak Hill. It’s open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.on the weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays.

— West Sixth Italian restaurant Sophia’s got rid of brunch service this week.

— French/New Orleans neighborhood spot Epicerie added to-go items to its lineup. This includes chicken salads, quinoa with pear/feta/hazelnuts, poached salmon, grilled chicken thighs, boudin, quiches, and more. Everything is available in either large or small packages, from 8 a.m. to 0:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

— Seaholm restaurant Boiler Nine Bar + Grill is opening up its Deck Nine Observatory Bar for the forthcoming spring season, with frozen drinks and food.

Stay Gold

1910 E Cesar Chavez, , TX 78702 Visit Website

Bird Bird Biscuit

1401 West Koenig Lane, , TX 78756 (512) 551-9820 Visit Website


8490 Sunset Boulevard, , CA 90069 (424) 281-1890 Visit Website


2307 Hancock Drive, , TX 78756 (512) 371-6840 Visit Website

Boiler Nine Bar + Grill

800 West Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78701 (512) 220-9990 Visit Website


1001 West 11th Street, , TX 77008 (713) 930-2326 Visit Website

Taco Ranch

5033 U.S. 290, , TX 78735 (512) 300-0341 Visit Website