Although food systems are perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of global politics, they reflect and manifest many international political issues, and may be a key starting point in bridging global concerns and their local repercussions.
Hudson’s on the Bend, the long-running Austin fine dining staple, closed today after a 31-year run. In March 2016, original owner and chef Jeffrey Blank sold the property to chef Billy Caruso and advanced sommelier Chris McFall, the pair behind the Prime Thyme Restaurant Group.
Although fusion seems to be making a comeback in the restaurant game lately, it usually refers to cross-cultural cuisine, rather than an attempt to create a restaurant-bar-gallery-concert hall-event space-co-working space-coffee shop … thing.
Punxsutawney Phil may have said we’ll be seeing six more weeks of winter, but he obviously hasn’t spent much time in Austin. But we’re not complaining. 80° weather means we get to spend more time outside with our furry friends. If we can have a cocktail at the same time, even better!
Austin’s Eastside seems to offer a welcome home to higher-end, imaginative takes on local Texas cuisine through the efforts of Contigo, Chicon, and Jacoby’s. In March, Pitchfork Pretty will be joining their ranks with a location at 2708 E. Cesar Chavez.
Last night’s big game/sad spectacle brought so many questions. Does Gisele really love Tom Brady? What’s Mr. Clean’s Grindr handle? Is 84 Lumber anything like Refinery 29? These are the kinds of questions best pondered over a drink.
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.