"...Tasked with coming up with a dish to pair with a specific wine, Houston's Monica Pope of Sparrow Bar + Cookshop, paired Cupcake's Cabernet with her restaurant's signature shiitake mushroom dumpling, which rested in a pool of bleu cheese and honey sauce, somewhat reminiscent of sweet cereal milk. [image-4] [image-5]..."
"...The comfortable ambience could have kept us in that nook all night, but we both had early mornings. I have a feeling we left just before the bar got completely packed, as multiple parties were starting to hover over our real estate..."
"...On the other hand, bar cookies and macarons were truly remarkable and now rank among our favorite sweet treats around town. We loved the creamy tartness of the Key Lime Pie bar ($3) atop a crunchy graham cracker base, and the chocolate roasted-peanut candy bar ($3), with its luxurious layers of nougat, honey-roasted peanuts, and salted caramel under a thin coating of Valrhona dark chocolate, is a decadent, upscale version of a popular candy bar..."
"...The trend of customizing desserts that started with mix-ins or crush-ins in flavors of ice cream has spread to cupcakes and cookies. Lori Schneider, owner of Figs Catering (www.figscatering.com), included a cupcake bar in a catered event last year, and the concept proved so popular, she ultimately had to create a new business entity to handle the demand..."
"...• Pick up your preordered $25 holiday cupcake kit from the Cupcake Bar (www.cupcakebaraustin.com) at House Wine (408 Josephine) to get a fabulous gift-wrapped bottle of wine for $15 more. Friday, Dec..."
"...› Guest Chef Dinner Chef Jesse Houston of Saltine Oyster Bar in Jackson, Miss., will prepare a multicourse small plates menu paired with wines and Jester King beers. Thu., June 5, 7pm..."
"...Sunday, Dec. 6: The Drink Local Coffee Festival at Owl Tree Roasting runs 11am-2pm, complete with a barista throwdown and the debut of Franklin BBQ..."
"...When it became obvious that the long-delayed boutique hotel would finally be built on the South Congress block, Hurt's was the first trailer to move, securing another space just one block up the street to maintain the valuable SoCo connection. He continued his expansion with trailers in other strategic locations, such as the Four Corners area near Lake Travis and the high-profile Barton Springs Picnic...."
"...› Satellite Bistro & Bar (5900 Slaughter #400) celebrates 12 years in business with an AnniverSoiree featuring live music from the Copa Kings and $5 raffle tickets for some great prizes. Saturday, Oct..."
"...Eateries along Barton Springs' restaurant row have new neighbors with the opening of Barton Springs Picnic trailer park. The new park not only boasts eight of the most highly rated food vendors in Austin, but also paved parking, air-conditioned restrooms, picnic tables, and covered pavilions to make guests feel comfy during their visit...."
"...The producers had already done their homework about Bibby's busy trailer enterprise before host Guy Fieri and his custom convertible showed up at Luke's Inside Out (1109 S. Lamar) last week to sample the popular shrimp sandwich and the Korean-barbecued rabbit with kimchee..."
"...A, 590-1002). O'Neill's neighbors in the Bouldin Creek area have been taste-testing her old-fashioned cupcakes, miniature Bundt cakes, cookies, and bars for a couple of years, and they have assured her she is ready for retail..."
"...All people and gender identities welcome, but if yer new, get there early and mingle! Sun., June 12, 6-9pm. Butterfly Bar at the Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd..."
"...Busy food trailer parks emerged on vacant properties in several neighborhoods almost overnight. We saw some trailer entrepreneurs capitalize on their successes and move into brick-and-mortar operations (Hey Cupcake!, Torchy's Tacos, Odd Duck Farm to Trailer/Barley Swine, Franklin Barbecue) and some established local eateries use trailers to enhance their operations and reach out to a new clientele (Hudson's on the Bend/Mighty Cone, Artz Rib House/Bar-B-Que-T)..."
"...In honor of Pride and this week's queer spaces feature, we've reached out to local queers around town and asked them to share their most poignant and messy memories of our beloved (and bygone) LGBTQ bars. Gay Place's OG editor Kate Messer put together Behind the Bars (Part I) to document our spaces in 2009..."
"...Thu., April 30, 7pm. Butterfly Bar at the Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd..."
"..."It just felt like the perfect fit for Austin, celebrating two of the things we do so well, which are film and food," says AFF board member Maya Perez, one of the original developers of the party (along with Executive Director Barbara Morgan). "For us, it felt very organic because all of us who work at the film festival, we obsesses over what we're going to get for lunch when we walk in the door with our coffee..."
"...BedPost Confessions Birthday Party Show Happy birfday, you petulant, naughty 4-year-old. This month features Ella Gale, Ejede, Adam Sultan, Jack Darling, Fat Bottomed Cabaret, and very spesh guest emcee (hold your knickers) Andy Campbell..."
"...Dessert: Imperia 310 Colorado Slip into this Asian fusion sushi bar to finish your night with drinks and dessert. Two favorites are the banana cake with caramel and the giant fortune cookie...."
"...The set up is simple: over a dozen trucks parked around a bunch of picnic tables and a small bar inside a fence. Perhaps that's better than a big neon archway with Qui’s likeness in light bulbs, and certainly more in keeping with his personal style..."