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Holly Restaurant Launderette Will Give Away Free Birthday Ice Cream Sandwiches

Kerbey Lane Cafe is still planning on opening in West Braker, plus more news

An ice cream sandwich with colorful sprinkles on a lot of sprinkles.
Launderette’s ice cream sandwich
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.

Happy Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches
As part of Launderette’s fifth anniversary this week, the Holly restaurant is giving away free birthday cake ice cream sandwiches during dinner service on Wednesday, February 19. The restaurant will also give away a year’s worth of the iconic dessert to someone who dines at the restaurant during lunch and dinner that day. Pastry chef Laura Sawicki will announce the winner on the via the restaurant’s Instagram story on Thursday, February 20.

Kerbey Lane Cafe’s West Braker Updates
That long-long-awaited West Braker Lane location of Austin diner chain Kerbey Lane Cafe is aiming to open sometime at the end of 2020 or early 2021, according to Community Impact. It had been announced back in 2014, and since that time, opened a location in Mueller and the entirely new healthy restaurant, High Note, on South Lamar.

Austin Taco Shout-Out
Taco expert and Eater Austin contributor Mando Rayo shared his favorite tacos while he was working on the United Tacos of America television show with Bon Appetit. This includes the “not-so-traditional” duck carnitas from East Austin restaurant Nixta Taqueria.

Austin Cookbook Talk
Odd Duck/Barley Swine/Sour Duck Market chef Bryce Gilmore will talk about his restaurants’ cookbook/magazine at BookPeople this weekend with editor Veronica Meewes. It takes place on Saturday, February 22 at 2 p.m. Copies of The Odd Duck Almanac’s first edition will be available for purchase.

Odd Duck

939 South 2nd Street, , WI 53204 (414) 763-5881 Visit Website

Nixta Taqueria

2512 East 12th Street, , TX 78702 Visit Website


2115 Holly Street, , TX 78702 (512) 382-1599 Visit Website

Kerbey Lane Cafe

2606 Guadalupe Street, , TX 78705 (512) 477-5717 Visit Website


603 North Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78703 (512) 472-5050 Visit Website