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  • Burguer
    Though quiet, a paradigm shift is taking place in the world of hamburgers. (Article by Mark Stenberg) For years a stark dichotomy ruled the restaurant world — high-end restaurants sourced quality ingredients but charged diners a small fortune, while affordable, ethically dubious fast food chains churned out feed at lightspeed. Recently though, with the rise in popularity of the […]
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    It’s a fake french fry holiday today, so I compiled a list of 10 of my favorite french fries, listed alphabetically, in Austin. With a few snubs thrown in at the end. What are your favorites? (Article by Matthew Odam) 1. Black Star Co-Op Massive wedges of tender potatoes with skin that breaks to reveal […]
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    Street, the new pan-Asian concept from Austin food legend Ronald Cheng, is now open at 3407 Greystone Dr. (downstairs from Chinatown). The menu will feature dishes inspired by Cheng’s travels including sriracha chicken wings, jellyfish salad, sushi, and a collection of “on a stick” items. The decor will be a travelogue too, featuring a custom […]
  • Mushroom
    For childhood friends Ryan Sansbury and Jeremy Bastian, it all began as a series of living room experiments. Using coffee grounds and “beer dirt,” they started a mushroom farm, throwing in some “21st century Chia Pets” for good measure. A successful Kickstarter and a move to Ceres Park Ranch later, they are now running a […]
  • Fork and Vine
    Austin’s wave of restaurant closures has claimed yet another. On Tuesday, Fork & Vine announced it would be closing its doors; the restaurant confirmed with CultureMap that the closure is immediate. (Article by Nicole Raney, republished from In what is becoming a citywide trend, Fork & Vine cites a lease dispute as the reason for the shutter. “After […]
  • Launderette
    One of ten restaurants across the country (Article by Nadia Chaudhury, republished from Launderette, the evolving neighborhood spot from Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki, was named as one of Food & Wine’s restaurants of the year today. Ortiz is rightly described as “a guy who loves hyperbole,” and the writer goes on to talk about his […]
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    A 10-screen, dine-in movie theater will anchor a new $80 million mixed-use development planned for Southwest Austin. (Article by Gary Dinges, republished from Austin-based Stratus Properties Inc. said Tuesday it has signed a deal with Moviehouse & Eatery to locate at Lantana Place, a 325,000-square-foot project at Southwest Parkway and West William Cannon Drive. Stratus […]
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    Another contemporary eatery is tapping into Austin’s fascination with farm-to-table food: Colorado-based Modern Market is opening three outposts in Austin. (Article by Nicole Raney, republished from The first is slated to open on May 31 in the Arboretum at Great Hills; Westlake Hills and downtown locations are in the works for early 2017. The restaurant chain […]
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    Scientists from Texas A&M University recently conducted an overview of 14 studies to observe the impact drinking water laced with agricultural chemicals has on pregnant women and their unborn babies. The research looked at studies published over the last decade and a half, and specifically focused on agricultural areas. The study was led by Jean […]
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    Mastering roasting a chicken is one of those skills that makes you look like a far more accomplished chef than you are. You could burn spaghetti, but if you present a beautifully browned and juicy bird on the table, well, some people think you can even get a marriage out of that. Because the dish […]