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What Is the Difference Between Kolaches and Klobasniky?

Plus Longhorn watch parties for the away games, and more news

Kolaches from Hruska’s
Kolaches from Hruska’s
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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.

Texas Monthly expounded on the differences between kolaches (sweet) and klobasniky (savory) and the Czech-Texas roots of the items. Writer Abby Johnston dug into how the word “kolache” became a catch-all term for the two and what that means for the traditional baked goods. Kolaches are often filled with fruits and cheeses, whereas klobasniky were stuffed with meats, vegetables, and the such.

— Longhorn radio station the Horn is hosting football watch parties and live broadcasts for all of the University of Texas Austin’s away games at various Pluckers Wing Bar locations in the city starting on Saturday, September 1 at 9070 Research Boulevard.

— The city of Austin is recommending that a nine-acre are in Southeast Austin on 4711 Winnebago Lane be turned into an urban farm for nonprofit Urban Roots.

— Since college is back in session, East 7th Street ice cream shop Spun is offering all current college students 15 percent off all orders.

— Actor and musician Jackson Rathbone stopped by Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ for a brisket taco yesterday.

Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ

11500 Menchaca Road, , TX 78748 (512) 221-4248 Visit Website

Pluckers Wing Bar

3909-B South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 443-9464 Visit Website

SPUN Ice Cream

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1768 Visit Website