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True to the Blues: Eastside Kings Festival Returns
"It's not three chords, it's the heart and soul of a nation!" – Birdlegg
" bands of the 1960s" – makes his annual ESK Fest appearance playing bass in the house band at..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Eastside Kings Fest Preview: Bobby Rush Talks Pandemic Life, Dolemite & Race
Blues showman appears virtually from Austin on Monday
"...goes virtual this year. Monday night, 7pm, on the ESK Facebook page, that history and future continues with a..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...made his name playing 200 shows a year, Monday's ESK appearance marks a rare opportunity for live performance during..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Review: Thai-Kun
Domain brick-and-mortar is even better than the truck
"...The fried chicken ($10), served at lunch, easily bests ESK's fabled kara-age...."

April 22, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Michi Ramen to Open in Hole in the Wall
Ramen shop replaces East Side King
" November, but Paul Qui and Moto Utsunomiya’s ramen-focused ESK branch declined to go along for the ride –..."

Jan. 14, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Playback: Festicular Fortitude
Ten music festivals in 10 weeks? Bring it on.
"...were located on the east side of town," says ESK founder Eddie Stout. Lucky for us, many of those..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

AC Food Fight: East Side King
Battle of Paul Qui's holy rollers
"...sibling rivalry. This month, we pit the other two ESK permanent trailers in a culinary cage match. It's street..."

March 20, 2015 Food Column by Brandon Watson

Austin Food and Wine Festival Talent Announced
Tickets for foodie fête go on sale today
"...Demos: David Bull (Congress), Thai Changthong and Paul Qui (ESK Thai-Kun), Terrence Gallivan and Seth Siegel-Gardner (The Pass and..."

Jan. 21, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Year in Food
The 2014 tastes we just couldn't stop thinking about
"...awesomeness of Thai Kun, you can't go wrong with ESK. And while some may scoff at calling it fine..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Brewpubs and breastaurants
"...the Domain, Deana Saukam advises us that while the ESK team does have long-range plans for such a restaurant,..."

Dec. 30, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Eyes on the Prize
Thai-Kun is another Qui winner
"...fried chicken ($8) pull off the neat trick of ESK's karaage – providing all the fatty richness of frying..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Best Food Trailer
East Side King
"...check their website for the current/changing location of their POP-UP-ESK trailer. In the haze of the earliest of morning..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

East Side King at Cheer Up Charlie's Opens Today
New menu combines old favorites with Japanese-style hot dogs
"...The Cheer Ups location is the fifth location of ESK, counting the traveling pop-up truck. In March, East Side..."

July 16, 2014 Food Post by Brandon Watson

You've Come a Long Way, Baby
East Side King has gone from a backyard trailer to street-food empire in five short years
"...same time starting his own restaurant and continually expanding ESK. Then came ESK's first brick-and-mortar location at the Hole..."

April 11, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Rumors! Babies! SouthBites!
"...King, and will include such popular local vendors as ESK, Micklethwait Craft Meats, Burro Cheese Kitchen, Garbo's Fresh Maine..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Looking ahead to the most anticipated restaurant openings of early 2014
"...brick and mortar opened yesterday with a menu of ESK "classics" and tacos, plus beer, wine, and sake. The..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

East Side King Celebrates 1st Anniversary at Hole in the Wall Dec. 4th
Souvenir t-shirts, food & drink specials while supplies last
"...To celebrate the milestone, they’re offering free limited edition ESK shirts to the first 50 guests at five o’clock,..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Food Post by Mac McCann

Qui SouthBites Showcases Delicious Diversity
Food trucks from near and far delight SXSW visitors
"...we opted for a sweet bun and pork belly ESK special ($6) with pickles, onions, and cilantro, and crispy..."

March 11, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

SouthBites Food Trailer Court Lineup
Eclectic food truck list curated by Austin's 'Top Chef,' Paul Qui
"...East Side King We hear the ESK chefs have developed new menu items for each of..."

March 6, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Monday, Monday
Two events get this busy week off to a tasty start
"...Hole in the Wall (2538 Guadalupe): The chefs behind ESK are always striving to improve their ramen offerings and..."

Feb. 11, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Coterie Market brings locally crafted treats right to your door
"...East Sixth and Comal. Look for him at the ESK Grackle trying out new menu items over the next..."

Jan. 11, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Our food writers go On the Range with a slew of new food events
"...Fete Accompli farmers' market booth, tongue katsu from the ESK trailer outside the Grackle, a Dirty South burger on..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Austin's version of 'Bad Santa' at a bar near you
"...magnate and Top Chef: Texas winner Paul Qui's first ESK without wheels. The menu features greatest hits from his..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

East Side King + Hole in the Wall = Austin Magic
East Side King at Hole in the Wall: The best of Austin on one corner
" Hole in the Wall, explained both Tanner and ESK’s Deana Saukam, is a win-win-win for the club, the..."

Dec. 4, 2012 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

Paul Qui returns to Austin, and other top chef updates
"...are on track; according to Qui, he and remaining ESK partner Moto Utsunomiya expect that brick-and-mortar location to open..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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