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Austin

Keep it weird. Find the best places to eat in Austin, from great cocktail bars to the perfect place for breakfast tacos.

A Bite Size Guide to Austin, Texas

Planning a trip to Austin, Texas? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. In the middle of Texas sits a neon blue oasis fluent to a litany of desires. Whether it’s delicious food...
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Op-Ed: The successful reopening of restaurants might lie in pedestrian-only streets

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by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

" . . . An innovative alternative is to temporarily close main streets to cars, and repurpose that space. That means instead of narrow sidewalks there will be plenty of room for pedestrian flow. An...

Pizza without tomato sauce?

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by danny_w 8 years ago

I wonder if anybody here can help me. My wife just called about what to have for dinner and suggested pizza. She is not into salt at all and mentioned that years ago she and a friend got a pizza (a...

Whole Foods requesting shoppers to wear face coverings and May 1 strike

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by Melanie Wong 30 days ago

Amazon announced that it will be providing free masks to customers across the network and will ask them to wear face coverings while shopping. This is for the health and safety of its team members ...

Recipes from Victor's Italian Restaurant

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by emiliegracehandmade 5 years ago

Hi, All, I am new to Chowhound, but I was wondering if anyone remembers Victor's restaurant. As I remember, the restaurant was downtown and then also opened a restaurant on Guadalupe. I spent ma...

Chef-prepared Meals and Bread at H-E-B

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by tvchick 2 months ago

In case anyone missed the news items, H-E-B started to carry chef-prepared meals at stores in Austin, San Antonio and Houston. In Austin, I saw noodle bowls from Ramen Tatsu-ya on Friday as well a...

Raw Chicken Skins?

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by fat_boy_in_austin 2 months ago

Is there a place in Austin to buy raw chicken skins, fresh or frozen? I want make some chicken rinds. Or a mail order place?

Restaurants in San Marcos/New Braunfels

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by heyzeus212 10 years ago

This weekend I'm meeting for dinner with friends who live in San Antonio. Usually we meet halfway-ish at the Grist Mill, but the weather will be too cold to enjoy their patio. Does anyone hav...

Good food between Austin and Marfa?

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by Lotus7 3 months ago

Traveling w the family of 5 (3 kids, 21 & under) and we all love good food. We are road tripping from Austin to Marfa (and then on to Big Bend). Looking for great food stops along the way - open ...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

Star of India Iced Tea

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by szeiss 5 months ago

Anybody have any idea what is in their delicious iced tea? Description only says "Special Traditional Indian tea with herbs- served cold".

Deep South Road Trip

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by delight64 7 months ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia we wo...

4 nights in Austin for couple who don't like barbecue

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by middleagedfoodie 8 months ago

It's a special bday for me and we've never been to Austin. We are very adventurous but we're not big fans of barbecue. We love haute Mexican and Southern, two underserved cuisines in our home city,...

LA Times on the Food Festival Boom

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by patsully 8 months ago

Interesting read that highlights what I've always assumed to be true. While food festivals can be fun, I've often found that restaurants cannot possibly deliver great results under the circumstance...

BBQ Road Trip

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by delight64 8 months ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

Pit-smoked brisket at Subway?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Stopped at the light in downtown Monterey today, I noticed a sign on the Subway at the intersection promoting "naturally pit-smoked brisket". This page on its website says it was tested on 100 Aust...

Austin Hot Sauce Festival is this Sunday the 25th

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by TroyTempest 10 months ago

Anybody going? I have been a couple of times, not in 15 years probably. Too dang hot for me.

Austin recommendations

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by vanessa7 11 months ago

I'm driving up from Houston for a weekend trip to Austin and Wimberley and am looking for feedback on our itinerary: Breakfast tacos: Veracruz All Natural or Valentina's Lunch/coffee: Walton'...

Berdoll Pecan Farm pie vending machine (Cedar Creek)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The pecan pie machine—thought to be the only one of its kind in the United States (thank you Texas)—is located out front at the Berdoll Pecan Candy & Gift Company shop. It’s restocked ever...

Restaurant at 311 W 6th in mid-90s?

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by wesson.dana 1 year ago

Does anybody remember the restaurant at 311 W 6th in Austin during the mid-90s? They served really good mimosas! Thanks!