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Do You Speak Austin?

Do You Speak Austin?

by Jason Horn | From Tex-Mex favorites to beautiful BBQ, Austin is home to some truly great food. Learn a little of the local culinary lingo. Queso [caption id=attachment_194726...

The Best Drunk Fried Chicken in Austin

The Best Drunk Fried Chicken in Austin

by John Birdsall | How many drinks did I have? Staggering down a dark and treacherous road in Texas, I’d lost count. My first night at Austin Food & Wine had been...

The Top 4 Cocktail Bars in Austin

The Top 4 Cocktail Bars in Austin

by Natalie Migliarini | James Stevenson | While in Austin this July Beautiful Booze did a little exploring to find the best craft cocktail bars. Austin has been getting a lot of attention recently...

Austin's Best BBQ Joints

Austin's Best BBQ Joints

by David Pistrang | When it comes to barbecue in Austin, the only thing Chowhounds can agree on is that anyone wanting to find the best should leave time to try as many...

Austin's Lone Cheese Rangers

Austin's Lone Cheese Rangers

by Roxanne Webber | In Hyde Park, we visited Austin's only dedicated cheese shop, Antonelli's, on the suggestion of Chowhound amysuehere. John and Kendall...

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Brisket

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Brisket

This simple recipe for sweet and savory barbecue beef has a spicy rub and sauce made with chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, cayenne, garlic, and chipotle...

Basic Chicken Fajitas

Basic Chicken Fajitas

This chicken fajitas recipe stuffed full of grilled chicken, onions, and peppers is perfect for an easy and healthy weeknight dinner.

Latest Austin discussions

Best bbq without a line?

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I'm coming to Austin for a weekend with friends. What would be great barbecue in the Downtown/South Congress area that won't be... View full discussion ›

Mixed bag of dining in Austin

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Our first meal was very good. We had arrived in town late and I got on the Internet to find a restaurant near where we were staying... View full discussion ›

Barbecue restaurants during the Super Bowl

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I'm visiting Austin Texas next week and I would love to try some of Austin's great barbecue restaurants. It's also the Super Bowl... View full discussion ›

Return trip to Austin!

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Hi, 3 of us who live in NYC are planning a return trip to Austin over the Easter long weekend. We've had a great time the last 2... View full discussion ›

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