It’s that time of the year again, where the world gathers around to watch the big game (or at least the halftime performance). Whether you’ve decided to host your friends, head out to a bar or restaurant, or just watch the game alone in your jammies, we’ve got you covered with wings, beer, nachos, and everything else you'll need to tackle the day.
Damn. Last week was a week. From Mary Tyler Moore proving that the curse of 2016 is still with us to a group of Trumpy Old Men doing their best to reopen the hellmouth, every day wore us out. And from what we see on Twitter, this new week is going to bring us Drake levels of thirst. Here's our daily guide to how we're going to quench it.
The Year of the Rooster begins with the Chinese New Year tomorrow and plenty of places around town are celebrating with dragon dances, fireworks, and lots of red. But of course our favorite tradition is feasting on lucky foods to start the year off right. From fish to dumplings to sweet rice balls, these six Austin restaurants have you covered.
If there is anything Austin likes, it’s festivals. Well, and maybe standing in line for food. Luckily for us, both of these things will converge on May 18-21 as Aaron Franklin, Fun Fun Fun Fest co-founder James Moody, and Feast co-founder Mike Thelin bring Hot Luck to Austin.
The Hill Country may not be the first place most people would think of as a pizza mecca, but anyone who has ever been to Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza or Pieous knows that the Oak Hill Y is a mystical mozzarella portal. Still, before last week’s opening of chef Taylor Hall’s Pizzeria Sorellina, pizza lovers didn’t have a reason to veer right.
We know what you’re thinking. It’s been a reeealllly long time since Hai Hospitality has opened anything in Austin, completely ignoring our fair city since St. Philip was the 2015 canary in the coal mine to last year’s great restaurant reaping. But 2017 is a new year. If we survive the rise of Cheetolini, we’ll have Loro to look forward to.
Turmeric has long been an essential ingredient in many cultures’ cuisine, but lately people have been embracing it for its purported health benefits. Believed to act as an anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant, the rhizome has become one of 2017’s biggest food trends. Never ones to miss a moment, Austin restaurants are offering their own takes.