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Famed Local Bakery Easy Tiger Temporarily Closes Three Locations Because of Coronavirus Concerns

Easy Tiger’s wholesale, delivery, and drive-thru operations are still open

Easy Tiger
Easy Tiger’s beer garden
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Erin Russell is associate editor of Eater Austin, a native Austinite, and a big fan of carbs.

As a response to the global novel coronavirus pandemic, Austin bakery and beer garden Easy Tiger closed of three of its locations — downtown, Linc, Cedar Park (inside Whole Foods) — as of today, Monday, March 16, and will reopen the Linc’s drive-thru after a yearlong hiatus starting on Wednesday, March 18.

Easy Tiger will keep its wholesale bakery operational, which a rep reports feeds over 50,000 Texans daily, as well as offer a limited menu via drive-thru and delivery out of the Linc location. No word yet on how delivery will be offered or what the menu will be, watch this space for updates.

The first location of Easy Tiger opened downtown in 2012. Easy Tiger’s “head dough-puncher” David Norman was nominated for a James Beard award this year, after publishing his cookbook “Bread on the Table” in October. There’s also a location planned to open on South Lamar in the former Red’s Porch this winter.

Easy Tiger joins the growing list of Austin restaurants closing down in order to help slow down the spread of COVID-19.

Easy Tiger Linc

6406 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road, , TX 78752 (512) 494-4151 Visit Website

365 by Whole Foods [Cedar Park]

5001 183A Toll Rd, #16, Cedar Park, Texas 78613 Visit Website

Easy Tiger

3508 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 964-8229 Visit Website