Readers of Eater usually have the same question: Where should I eat right now? Amid the pandemic, the Austin restaurant scene remains as exciting as ever, as new places have continued to open. With all of this in mind, Eater is updating its monthly heatmap (now in its 132nd iteration), highlighting a mix of exciting restaurants, trucks, and food services open right now.
This February update adds Steve McHugh’s downtown restaurant Luminaire, taco spot Masa y Más, Central East Austin bar Lucky’s, and entertainment restaurant Spare Birdie Public House.
Know of something new and exciting that should be on our radar? Email the Eater Austin team at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see which places were previously on the heatmap, visit the archive. For a look at Austin’s outstanding dining destinations, check out the Eater 38 map.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More