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Salt Lick and Jester King Team Up
Today's Austin food news
"...Kathy Lee and Hoda, and Beavis and Butt-head, the Salt Lick is no stranger to perfect pairings. The Driftwood..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Lick’s New Summer Flavors
Ice cream powerhouse debuts the season’s freshest sweet-n-creamies
"...heat index is preparing to chart new heights, and Lick Honest Ice Creams has created an array of new..."

June 29, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Growing Pains and Great Strides
Wondering what the second Salt Lick -- still with barbecue but also with fine wine and dining -- wants to be
"...have to start with a confession. I love the Salt Lick barbecue in Driftwood. Their rich, calorie-laden sauce is..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

The Heat is On
Live Fire cook-out is this Thursday
"...lovers gather under the sheltering pecan grove near the Salt Lick for Live Fire!..."

April 7, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Emmer & Rye Opens This Weekend
Daily Austin food news
"...Ristorante Visconti debuts, Salt Lick gives back, and more afternoon bites...."

Nov. 5, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Sunday Fair
An account of this year's Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival's Sunday Fair
"...year it was held at the Vineyard at The Salt Lick in Spicewood. I think it always MUST be..."

May 7, 2009 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Live Fire! Party Funds Local Culinary Grants
Salt Lick Pavilion hosts sizzling benefit now in its third year
"...Fire!, a delicious sip and stroll event at the Salt Lick Barbecue's Pecan Grove Pavilion on the banks of..."

April 23, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

War of the Folk Fests
Driftwood Music Fest and Old Settler’s face off
"...2018, the same days as Old Settler’s, at the Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch – where OSMF..."

Sept. 5, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Head for the Hills
Driftwood is Central Texas' hottest culinary destination
"...The Salt Lick18300 FM 1826, 512/858-4959; Daily, 11am-10pm While Austin's..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Austin's Barbecue Culture Is Well-Seasoned Thanks to These Pioneers
A brief history of old-school 'cue
"...While some of Austin's oldest barbecue joints – like Salt Lick, Stubb's, County Line, and PoK-e-Jo's – went on..."

June 15, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

War of Words
Hays County planning battle turns into a war of words.
" one of this area's favorite institutions -- the Salt Lick Barbecue. The HCWPP filed a lawsuit against the..."

July 7, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
"...understatement for the tender, juicy beef with a deliciously salty crust of fat around the rim. Fat turns you..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Day Trips
"...of a great musical lineup, creekside camping, and world-famous Salt Lick barbecue in a relaxed environment that the whole..."

April 19, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Perfectly Barked Barbecue and Unlimited Hush Puppies at the Switch
The restaurant just off Highway 290 also serves up phenomenal peach cobbler
"...I worked at Salt Lick BBQ when I was a student at Dripping..."

June 21, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Judge Blocks Driftwood Music Fest Dates
Old Settler’s competitor concedes April weekend
"...dates as Old Settler’s, but taking place at the Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch in Driftwood, where..."

Nov. 27, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Barbecue & Banditos
The Salt Lick teams up with the Alamo Drafthouse
"...For the first time, the Salt Lick and the Alamo Drafthouse join forces to present..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Top Chef Texas, Week 9: Things You Don't Say
The cheftestants are smoking. Literally.
"...Oh, look. The Salt Lick. “The best barbecue in Texas.” Ahem. A word,..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

Hill Country Highlights
An afternoon at a vineyard uncovering what Texas wines have to offer
"...While at Fall Creek Vineyards, Jay Knepp of the Salt Lick Vineyard was delivering his new harvest of Tempranillo...."

Sept. 10, 2010 Food Column by Wes Marshall

'Tis the season for birth and rebirth; plus, former Bitter End chef about to step into 'Hell's Kitchen'?
" that he's the new executive chef at the Salt Lick 360 (3801 Capital of TX Hwy., 328-4957) where..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Eats Is Now Bigger and Better Than Ever!
If these choices aren't enough for you, we don't know what is
"...also be serving my favorite treat, New York buttered salt potatoes, boiled in mild salt brine and served whole..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Music Feature by Claudia Alarcón

ACL's Food Court Keeps the Crowds Nourished and the Good Times Rolling
Take an ACL break Austin-style with local eateries and portable fine dining
"...and/or curry ketchup. Don't miss the New York buttered salt potatoes, boiled in a mild salt brine, served whole..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Feature by Claudia Alarcón

ACL's Food Court Continues to Expand Its – and Our – Horizons
Take an ACL break Austin-style with local eateries and portable fine dining
"...panini: ham or turkey, both accompanied with Brie. The Salt Lick BBQ..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Our readers talk back.
" of your evening relaxing with a more enjoyable flick...."

April 15, 2005 Column

Live Fire!, Farm to Plate Debut Lineups
Daily Austin food news
"...Kristine Kittrell of Weather Up, Scott Roberts of The Salt Lick BBQ, Ben Runkle and Bryan Butler of Salt..."

March 2, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Best Nontraditional BBQ Sides to Enjoy in Austin
Secret ingredients, inspired cultural mash-ups, and more
"...them, it's worth a visit. Potato Salad at the Salt Lick..."

Dec. 16, 2022 Food Feature by Rod Machen

Our Favorite Spots to Eat and Drink at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
ABIA serves up live music, craft cocktails, and beloved local restaurant fare
"...Salt Lick Before Franklin, there was the Salt Lick, and..."

March 8, 2019 Food Feature by Jessika Roth

The Take-Out
Looking at Austin through new eyes
"...helped establish our state's wine industry) chatted about the Salt Lick. ONX Wines' Ann Day-Wills was enthusiastic about introducing..."

May 20, 2016 Food Column by Brandon Watson

Culinary Dream Team
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent
"...The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family, and Loveby..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Silver Threads and Golden Needles
Old Settler's Music Festival goes to 25
"...(look for banjo great Tony Trischka on Saturday), great Salt Lick barbecue, and camping. Unlike other Central Texas music..."

April 20, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival Sunday Fair
The festival concludes, as always, with the Sunday Fair, where there's something for everyone
"...firmly ensconced in its home in the at the Salt Lick Pavilion near Driftwood. It's a relaxed and casual..."

April 16, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

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