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Bennu Coffee’s New Place on South Congress
The popular caffeinery spawns a new edition near all those bats
" on MLK, the one with the gorgeous custom-built bar? The one that’s open 24/7 and is usually filled..."

July 18, 2017 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Crow Bar Burns; Arson Investigation Continues
Some terrible fires are less accidental than others
"...Ah, hell. Crow Bar, the much-loved neighborhood pub at 3116 S. Congress, has..."

Sept. 19, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Restaurant Review: Las Bis
Vibey patio bar is a saucy complement to Luminaire
"...has a very specific identity: A large, beautiful patio bar set eight floors above Congress Avenue, it's an upscale,..."

May 12, 2023 Food Feature by Evan Rodriguez

Torchy's Tacos Is Coming to Former Fran's on South Congress
Homegrown chain to create flagship store at former burger joint
" on the original Fran's Hamburgers location on South Congress in 2013. We've learned the rapidly expanding Torchy's Tacos..."

June 13, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Industry Veteran Helms New W. Sixth Bar
Jeff Boley makes the Tapasitas bar an attraction
"...The revamping of Parind Vora’s Bar Mirabeau into Tapasitas at the end of 2013 was..."

Jan. 2, 2014 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Coast, Jinya Ramen Bar Set Opening Dates
Daily Austin food news
"...Hot, hawt heat at South Congress Hotel; seasonal festivities at Lala's; and more afternoon bites...."

June 24, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Throwing Darts at the Cameo: Why the Beauty Bar Needs a Makeover
The Beauty Bar needs a makeover
"...New York that became one of the first theme bars, the original Beauty Bar. Taking over the Thomas Beauty..."

June 16, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

July Is Crime Month: Noir at the Bar
Hard liquor and hardboiled writers mix it up at Opal's South
" slip into crime. Which puts Noir at the Bar right up my crime alley...."

July 7, 2014 Books Post by Robert Faires

Peoples Feel Good BBQ, Diner Bar Collabs with Mashama Bailey, Daiboku’s Debut, TenTen’s Plant-Based Sushi, the Roosevelt Room’s Indulgences, Hyatt Centric’s Finery, Something Something Bacalar, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...on Sun., May 21, noon-3pm. It’s a free community barbecue, cooking up the best local organic chicken from Greener..."

May 17, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Look Inside South Congress’ New Superstition Nightclub
C3-Backed dance venue pays homage to Seventies disco
"...the former site of long-shuttered male strip club La Bare, a glimmering new Seventies-themed nightclub soft-launched with disco ball..."

Dec. 29, 2022 Music Post by Christina Garcia

Crow Bar’s Gone in Flames, Good Work Austin Calls In the S.I. Votes, Pizza Is Pretty Much Rampant Everywhere, Festival Season’s Coming for Us All, and This Is Fine
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Crow Bar, the much-loved neighborhood pub at 3116 S. Congress, has..."

Sept. 21, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Don't Call It 'Bar & Grill' Anymore
More than just the name has changed at this old Austin landmark
"...Hickory Street800 Congress, 477-8968 Monday-Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm"

May 18, 2012 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

The Meteor Turns a Convenience Store Into a Neighborhood Hang for a New South Congress
Before and after noon, diners find craveable carbs and chill vibes
" the end of the no-longer-seedy stretch of South Congress on the edge of the Bouldin neighborhood is a..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Garbo’s Second Brick-and-Mortar Opens; JNL Barbecue’s First Brick-and-Mortar Opens; Flo’s Wine Bar & Bottle Shop Is Born; Oseyo Hires Laura Sawicki; Vixen’s Wedding’s New Menu Is *Chef’s Kiss*; and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...for onsite dining and to-go orders, complete with ten bar stools inside, bench-style seats outside under a covered awning..."

March 1, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Battle of the Briskets Champion: Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que
"...the Group 5 division "Joey," Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que wins The Austin Chronicle's Battle of the Briskets. And..."

June 22, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

New Sushi|Bar Chef Focuses Japanese, Celebrates Ukrainian, Showcases Excellence
Itamae Ambrely Ouimette cooks up some raw delectation
"...Sushi|Bar, that fish-forward speakeasy ensconced within the elegant Japanese home-cooking..."

April 29, 2022 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Congress Restaurant to Close
Daily Austin food news
"...suddenly shuttered, joining St. Philip, Bess Bistro, Mann's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, Mulberry, Fino, Jezebel, and Live Oak Barbecue in this..."

Dec. 15, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Loren Hosts the Milk Bar, Bar Peached Brings the Fall Harvest, Perry’s Goes Mexican with Verdad, 12 Days of Free Lunch Is on Its Way, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Cafe Collaboration series – starting with NYC’s famous Milk Bar, the brainchild of James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Christina..."

Nov. 21, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Food Community Helps Second Bar + Kitchen Chef
Daily Austin food news
" community is pulling together to help a Second Bar + Kitchen chef and her family recoup after they..."

Feb. 24, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Bento Picnic Is Closing, Diner Bar Is Boosting Bailey, There’s a Republican With a Cafe for You, Salt & Time and El Chile Enter the Brunching Brawl, Farmer’s Fridge Brightens the Friendly Skies, and So! Much! More!
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...In all-around happier news, the Diner Bar has released the schedule of this year’s special dinner..."

Feb. 8, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hopdoddy Goes Fusion, Tso's Gets a Jjim/Bom Bonus, Antonelli's Appears IRL, Garrison Bros x South Congress Cafe, and More
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Something else about barbecue, wasn’t there? Like, really great barbecue? Oh – yes!..."

May 12, 2021 Food Post

Council Preview: A Bar on Burnet?!?
Neighbors aren't pleased with Little Woodrow's plan to move in
"...the hearing over the proposed Austin Hotel (Eighth and Congress), with dueling recommendations for a CBD-H-CURE zoning change, endorsed..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Clark's Oyster Bar and Sam Beam Welcome Billy Reid to the Clarksville Neighborhood
West Sixth keeps it classy with designer duds, oysters, and champagne
"...Between the recently opened Clark's Oyster Bar--now serving the neighborhood freshly shucked oysters and fine, sparkling..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Events Post by Cara Tillman

Beverly's Bar
" era in the very southern part of South Congress Avenue. A bar called Beverly´s Bar will be demolished..."

Jan. 26, 2005 Postmarks

Waco in the Sans Bar, Diwali in Thanksgiving, RedFarm in Downtown, Trona in the News, Graham Reynolds in Cahoots, and, OK, C’mon, Where Is Antonelli’s New Place?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Waco’s acclaimed Milo restaurant is teaming up with Sans Bar (918 Congress) for a standing-room soireé ($30) that will..."

Nov. 1, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Yard Bar’s Camp Out Opens, Austin Motel Brings the Wieners, Les Dames Cook Up Some Funding, Stone Crabs Swarm Truluck’s, El Raval Gets Fusiony, and More …
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Out (6700 Burnet Rd.), a new outdoor restaurant and bar patio from the mind of Kristen Heaney Clark –..."

Oct. 18, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fat City’s at Yard Bar, Chicken Salad Shoppe Embiggens, Try Hard Succeeds, and There’s Austin Oysters for Everyone
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...has opened their new Fat City joint in Yard Bar, that dog-friendly watering hole at 6700 Burnet Rd. Well,..."

July 28, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Playback: Ramsay Midwood Buys the Bar
Ramsay Midwood co-acquires Sam's Town Point, record store news, and Spoon teases upcoming Matador Records LP.
"...Running a bar is the absolute last thing Ramsay Midwood ever sought,..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin's Noir at the Bar Presents Stuart Neville
Irish author of Those We Left Behind trades shots with fellow crime writers Mike McCrary, Jesse Sublett, and Gabino Iglesias
"...kick to it. That's what makes Noir at the Bar such a smart concept. This series, originated in Philadelphia..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

La Condesa’s Lucky 13; Graeme Little Goes Big; Lucy’s Loses a Leg; Pasta | Bar Opens on East Sixth; Indie Chefs Community Is On Its Way to Town; and the Hajimaleki Bros Step Up Like Champions
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...and fills the coffers of its many venues, enabling bars and restaurants across the city and beyond to survive..."

March 9, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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