Super Bowl weekend is the perfect time to try offerings from Hoover's new barbecue trailer, located directly across Manor Road from the restaurant and open daily from 11am-7pm. Load up on Austex ($14 per dozen) or Jamaican Jerk ($16 per dozen) wings, Game Day packs – the San Francisco ($49) or Baltimore Raven-ous ($53.50) – to feed a hungry crowd of six, or get brisket, turkey, pork loin, and house sausage by the pound. Pre-order by Feb. 1 for really good deals.
Chef Bess Giannakakis' winter cooking series is ongoing with small weekly classes scheduled in January and February at her lovely bed and breakfast overlooking Lady Bird Lake. Class schedule, prices, and registration info are online.
Gateway Guesthouse, 1001 E Riverside, 512/326-2646