"...On a recent Monday, a couple of friends and I were looking for a fun place to go for dinner, drinks, and Monday Night Football. Having previously enjoyed the all-night-happy-hour food and atmosphere at Roaring Fork, I remembered their large plasma TV screen and comfy leather couches, and suggested we watch it there..."
"...It's a pleasure to dine in such places and exciting to review them. The Roaring Fork, an American Western bistro developed by chef Robert McGrath, is a very good restaurant indeed...."
"...$65 tickets can be purchased at any Z'Tejas location or by calling 866/598-3527... Regular diners at Austin's two Roaring Fork outlets (701 Congress, 583-0000; 10850 Stonelake Blvd., 342-2700) now have the added incentive to dine more frequently as part of the RF Rewards program..."
"...Without a doubt, my new favorite thing has to be the $6 happy-hour menu offerings at the Roaring Fork (Seventh & Congress, 583-0000). Some friends gathered there last week, and bypassing the tall, uncomfortable bar chairs, we were ensconced on a couple of beautiful, comfy leather couches around a rustic table..."
"...Roaring Fork Inspired by the Roaring Fork River in Colorado, the rustic decor of stone, metal, leather, and antlers, as well as hearty Western entrées with robust side dishes will please the meat-eaters in your crowd. Roaring Fork has won numerous Chronicle Restaurant Poll awards in such categories as Most Glamorous Hamburgers and Best Cowboy Cuisine Without the Trail Dust, as well as a 2008 "Best of Austin" award for Best Business Dining..."
"...Both locations of Hyde Park Bar & Grill (4206 Duval St., 458-3168; 4521 West Gate Blvd., 899-2700; www.hpbng.com) are celebrating its recent win for Best French Fries in The Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll by offering half-orders of its famous fries for half-price through May 30... If you're looking for a great deal on Memorial Day, both outlets of the Roaring Fork (701 Congress, 583-0000; 10850 Stonelake, 342-2700) are offering all-day, all-night happy hours May 31, with drink specials and reduced prices on appetizers, including the signature Roaring Fork "Big Ass" Burger ($7)....."
"...Just a few blocks across Downtown, another group of local restaurant entrepreneurs will debut a new eatery later this month. Larry Foles and Guy Villavasco of Z'Tejas Grill and Eddie V's Edgewater Grille along with their partner, chef Robert McGrath, are bringing the Roaring Fork restaurant to the Intercontinental Stephen F..."
"...For ticket information, contact 495-9224 or www.amoa.org... Our favorite happy-hour deal at the Roaring Fork (Seventh & Congress, 583-0000) has proved so popular, it has been extended into the fall, and they've added another great bargain enticement..."
"...We can't swear that it's as wonderful as our favorite Big Ass Cheesebugers from here, but the hearty and robust green chile mac 'n' cheese from Austin's Roaring Fork obviously has a devoted following because it will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Food Network's Guilty Pleasures on Monday, Dec. 21 at 9pm...."
"...• Dinner On Us Guests enjoy one free entrée for every entrée purchased from the regular menus at both Roaring Fork outlets and at the Salty Sow. Fri., July 4, 5-10pm..."
"...I was particularly interested in Salty Sow because the restaurateurs behind the concept, Larry Foles and Guy Villavaso, are enormously successful culinary entrepreneurs, having launched Z'Tejas, Eddie V's, Roaring Fork, and Hopdoddy over the course of three decades in Austin. They have a knack for dropping anchor on a trend right at its zenith, with Austin as the proving ground-cum-launch pad for concepts slated to go national..."
"...Chefs Kahn and Andreas Exarhos (Zoot, Congress) run the kitchen. Alex's parents, Nina and Frank Seely, bring years of local business experience and social connections to the project, while longtime local restaurant manager Donnie Damuth (Roaring Fork, NoRTH) and businessman Ed Sadjadi round out the ownership team in the front of the house...."
"...• If you prefer fine dining during the Super Bowl, consider the Super Bowl Special at both Eddie V's (301 E. Fifth, 472-1860; 9400-B Arboretum Blvd., 342-2642) and Roaring Fork (701 Congress, 583-0000; 10850 Stonelake, 342-2700): Buy one entrée and the second of equal or lesser value will be free..."
"...Terry's and Mighty Fine are flourishing, not to mention chains such as Five Guys and Mooyah. The newest entry in the local quality-burger sweepstakes is Hopdoddy Burger Bar, a joint venture of two of Austin's most successful restaurant teams – Larry Foles and Guy Villavaso (Chez Fred, Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill, Eddie V's, Roaring Fork) and chef Larry Perdido and Chuck Smith (Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill)...."
"...General manager Brian LeMaster invites old and new customers to drop by and check out the improvements... Roaring Fork (10850 Stonelake, 342-2700, www.eddiev.com) is joining forces with KGSR for Cocktails for a Cause, a charity promotion featuring different specialty drinks during the restaurant's daily happy hour (4-7pm) through the summer..."
"...We're also aware that a film crew from Vancouver will be in town in May shooting stories about our fast-growing trailer cuisine scene for the Food Network... Check out the new Sunday specials at both Roaring Fork locations (701 Congress, 583-0000; 10850 Stonelake Blvd., 342-2700), where they're offering half-price on all bottles of wine, and a 16-ounce thick-cut rib eye with one side dish for only $26...."
"...• Bars at Roaring Fork (701 Congress, 583-0000; 10850 Stonelake, 342-2700) and Eddie V's (301 E. Fifth, 472-1860; 9400-B Arboretum Blvd., 342-2642) restaurants tip their hats to our Mexican neighbors with a menu of cocktail specials to be served Sunday-Saturday, May 3-9...."
"...• Eddie V's (301 E. Fifth, 472-1860; 9400-B Arboretum Blvd., 342-2642) and the Roaring Fork (701 Congress, 583-0000) are getting in the spirit of the holiday season with spiffy new drink menus offering the 12 Cocktails of Christmas, available for $11 each, now through Dec..."