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Five Restaurants to Try This Weekend in Austin

“Where should I eat?” is an oft-asked question, especially in a city like Austin where there are so many damn dining options. To help solve that particular dilemma, Eater editors will offer up their weekly recommendations. These picks will include reliable old spots, hot new restaurants, places …

Texas

Austin's 11 Hottest New Brunches, July 2018

<b>Brunch</b> is the cure-all for weekend hunger and hangovers with the right combination of breakfast, lunch, and lots of drinks. It's when it is acceptable to arm yourself with cocktails and coffee, while you hunker down with pancakes, burgers, and so many eggs. The Eater Austin <b>brunch heatmap</b> is your …

Texas

Nimrat Kaur’s Meghalaya holiday will inspire you to travel to the North East

To #BelongInShillong is a thing of beauty<p>Nimrat Kaur has become an unofficial ambassador of the North East. Exploring the wonders of nature in …

Dive right into the best swimming holes in and around Austin

Summers in Austin can be intolerable, which is why knowing where to find the best swimming holes is indispensable. Despite a climate bordering on …

Hidden Austin parks, celeb chef's hip new spot, and more hot headlines

Editor's note: When you think about it, two of the things Austinites love most are being outdoors and food (and dogs and queso and music, but I …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

These 5 free Austin-area day hikes are perfect for every climber

Part of the magic of living in Austin is you're never very far from nature. Experts have long touted the health benefits of spending time outdoors, …

Hiking

13 New Austin-Area Restaurant Openings to Know

<i>CHERRYWOOD</i> — Much-anticipated biscuit sandwich joint <b>Bird Bird Biscuit</b> opened on Manor Road. The restaurant had to double biscuit-making capacity after selling out, and used almost 1000 pounds of butter in its first 10 days.<p><i>HIGHLAND</i> — Taiwanese bakery <b>85C</b> is now serving soft brioche and salted …

Texas

17 Top-Quality Fast-Food Spots in Austin

Homegrown <b>fast-food</b> and <b>fast-casua</b>l restaurants and chains are still enjoying a boom here in Austin, resulting in quick meals without sacrificing quality and physical well-being.<p>Switch up from that go-to Whataburger with these top quality fast food spots in Austin that also happen to be local. For …

Texas

Yellow Door House / NiHu Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project was designed as a beach house for tourists to rest and surf, it is a place that tries to …

Architecture

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

WATCH: What's Wrong With My Crepe Myrtle? 4 Common Problems

Crepe myrtles come in all different colors and heights, so find the one that's right for you. For vibrant summer color, few flowering plants can …

Fall Planting Guide - Organic Gardening

Fall's fluttering showers of golden leaves begin their ancient dance, as weighty apples bend pliant boughs. And then, one morning, the grass nods …

Gardening

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Austin's Essential Cheap Eats and Restaurants

Where to spend those precious dollars<p>Austin has so many great dining options, it’s easy to end up spending a lot of money while eating out. Sometimes, you need to take it easier on your wallet, and that's where Eater's guide to the <b>best cheap eats</b> found in the city comes in to help out.<p>This map …

Texas

The 5 best Texas state parks to visit in 2017

The new year is a time for self-reflection, renewal, and determining your travel bucket list. After all, there’s no better time to contemplate the …

National Parks

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

Add Cheer, Color & Pattern With These Decor Resources

Bright, cheerful, full of patterns and textures—Becca and Doug's California home is a visual stunner. With items sourced from secondhand shops, the …

Papercut Art by Mr. Riu

Intricate papercuts by Japanese artist Mr. Riu. The highly complex works are all hand-cut using a craft knife and focuses mostly on mandalas and …

Art

Hand-Cut Mandalas and Other Intricate Paper Works by Mr. Riu | Colossal

<p>Japanese artist Mr. Riu takes paper cutting to an intricate extreme, crafting mandalas and elaborate figures with a precision work tool called the …

Art

17 Great Bets for Fried Chicken in Austin

Austin’s <b>fried chicken game</b> is strong, despite being the home of really amazing barbecue. The comfort food works well for dinner, a quick snack, or even outdoor picnic. It even inspires other dishes, like chicken and waffles.<p>The city’s fried chicken styles range from the traditional, like from …

Texas

10 Fruit Wraps Of Low Calories Yet Rich Nutrients For Breakfast

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Plant Basil With Tomatoes for a Natural Pest Repellant (and Other Garden Tricks)

Here in North America, it’s time to think about planting (if you haven’t already), and the Old World Garden Farm suggests a garden pair that makes a …

'Miracle-Working' Companion Plants That Will Make Your Vegetables Flourish

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>Are you thinking of planting a garden this year that includes more than just vegetables? Are you wanting to learn new ways …

Gardening

30+ DIY Rustic Decor Ideas using Logs

Decorating with wood can give an interesting look to your home and change the entire look of your interior. To create decorative objects as in this …

12 House Plants That Remove Toxins and Purify Your Air

We all know that plants in our home release oxygen. But they are also able to clean the air from mold and toxins. Several studies have been conducted …

Why Are My Plant's Leaves Turning Yellow?

Do you love having indoor plants but you can't keep them alive to save your life? It usually starts when a leaf starts to turn yellow, crumple, and …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

How Retailers Could Trick You Into Buying Expensive "Sale" Items

Calculate how big a discount you're really getting.<p>How good are you at evaluating whether a store discount actually delivers a good deal? Even …

eCommerce

Front Yard Landscaping

0<p>722<p>15<p>You can add landscape lighting ideas to your front yard and walkway. Lights are great for small front yard ideas because they open up the area …