One of Los Angeles’ favorite whiskey bars came to Austin Monday with the opening of Seven Grand on East Seventh, bringing a 400-plus bottle whiskey program featuring the best of the British Isles, Texas, and the globe.
Juliet Ristorante is temporarily closing its doors on June 5 to redesign and rebrand the restaurant. Rechristening themselves as Juliet Italian Kitchen, the restaurant is working alongside Design Hound (itself a rebrand of Kevin Stewart | Architect – the firm behind Dai Due, Emmer & Rye, and L’oca d’oro among others) on a new look.
Yes, sno-cones are nice, but with the heat as relentless as ever, it’s time to vary your strategies when it comes to refreshing summertime treats. While these cooling dishes may not take you back to your childhood, they’re sure to create a whole new set of memories.
Salty Sow’s leading man – chef Harold Marmulstein – has taken a break from his devotion to swine to open up Austin’s first hot chicken food truck on May 8, after a trip to Nashville’s Hattie B’s Hot Chicken inspired him to explore a Nashville take on Austin’s latest food obsession: fried chicken.
It’s hard to pinpoint exactly one thing that makes Austin the cultural mecca it has become in the past couple of decades, but on the list we always find a spot for the casual vibes, friendly people, great food, outdoor living, and affordability. These same characteristics also identify an Austin culinary staple: the food truck.
One of my fondest memories growing up was sitting on the bar of my dad’s restaurant watching Spongebob and eating french fries. That was a typical day in my life, all while my dad prepared for the dinner shift.
While we’re busy distending our guts with the most succulent of victuals, citizen, and maybe simultaneously enjoying the Chronicle’s coverage of the best in local noms, let’s also partake of a little non-journo food for thought: Descriptions of culinaria that flavor the prose of contemporary authors.