Rock Band Birthday Cake
American rock band Sleater Kinney performed in Austin on Saturday night, which also happened to be band member Corin Tucker’s birthday. To celebrate the occasion, fellow bandmate Carrie Brownstein ordered her a birthday cake from Austin bakery Paper Route. The result was a chocolate fudge cake made with chocolate buttercream and chocolate ganache. topped with rosettes and a birthday greeting.
Eastern European Restaurant Changes
Eastern European restaurant Brama is planning on changing up its North Shoal Creek digs and menu. In order to do so, the restaurant is currently only offering takeout and delivery (though partnering companies), as of last week. Those new hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and then from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, for now.
Birthday Cakes for All
Austin burger chain P. Terry’s employs an official birthday cake baker (!!!), as profiled by ATX Women. Susie Nutting bakes for and delivers cakes to all P. Terry’s employees on their respective birthdays. Co-founders Patrick and Kathy Terry had been baking birthday cakes for their staff before, but decided to offer the position to Nutting in 2014, who had worked for the company previously as an office employee and secret shopper.
Vegan Ice Cream School
Amelia Foxtrot, the co-owner of vegan ice cream shop Sweet Ritual, wrote about why and how she and business partner Valerie Ward opened the store and how they created a vegan ice cream course to inspire other aspiring ice cream shops, for vegan publication Tenderly.