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By Mike Fitch | The continuing search for good food, drink, music, and friends in Austin, Texas.

Dai Due Taqueria Wins Cochon 555’s Austin Stop

— Dai Due Taqueria chef Gabe Erales won the Austin edition of pig-centric food competition Cochon 555 yesterday, Sunday, May 20. made dishes with Peaceful Pork’s red wattle Berkshire, which led to dishes tlacoyo with smoked pig butt, and liver with smoked and pickled mangos and pickled lima beans. …

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New Coffee and Coworking Space Is Coming to Austin

<b>Craftwork</b>, a combination coffeeshop and coworking space, is coming to the Domain Flatiron building currently under construction at the <b>Domain</b>. It’s expected to open in <b>fall 2019</b>.<p>The Austin location will consist of a 1,200 square foot coffeeshop with 1,200 square feet of coworking space. It will …

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Anticipated West Austin dim sum restaurant spills opening details

She built a cult around her Shanghai soup dumplings during her stint at downtown's Wu Chow. Now chef Ling Qi Wu is set to do the same for Clarksville …

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Events - The Main Event - Austin Events 2018

Home Events Austin Events 2018<p>Austin Events 2018<p>May<p>Louisianna Purchase and an esteemed panel of judges are here to decide which drag queen competitor …

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Best local swimming holes, North Austin's massive new development, and more top stories

<i>Editor's note: The longest week there ever was is finally coming to a close. (But seriously, that was a long week, right?) The stories that got</i> …

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21 Mother’s Day Brunches and Celebrations in Austin

Everyone can agree that no one deserves to be celebrated more than women who raised us. In order to help you find the perfect way to thank those maternal figures in your lives on <b>Mother’s Day</b>, Eater put together a guide to Austin's best holiday brunches, dinners, pop-ups, and more happening around …

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Inside Sway’s Bigger, Bustling New Rock Rose Restaurant

Popular Thai restaurant <b>Sway</b> <b>opens</b> its second location today, April 30, at the Domain Rock Rose. The restaurant expansion is only open for dinner for now, with a similar menu to the location on South First. Lunch and brunch are in the works for this summer, as well as a third location in Westlake.<p>The …

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San Antonio Chef Jason Dady Is Opening His First Austin Restaurant

<b>Jason Dady</b>, the notable San Antonio chef and <i>Iron Chef Gauntlet</i> competitor, is <b>opening</b> his very first Austin restaurant, taking over now-closed <b>Fado Irish Pub</b>’s West 4th Street location. <b>Chispas</b> will open as a taco and margarita restaurant on 214 West 4th Street in downtown Austin sometime in September …

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Uchi Adds Casual, More-Affordable Late Night Menu to the Patio

<b>Uchi</b>, the Eater 38 Japanese restaurant on South Lamar, is adding a <b>new late night menu</b> to its lineup, making its typically pricy menu a bit more affordable for post-dinner snacks. It will be available starting on Friday, <b>April 27</b> at 9 p.m. until the restaurant closes from Sunday through Thursday. The …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Austin Food & Wine Festival 2018

The <b>Austin Food & Wine Festival</b> returns to Auditorium Shores this weekend. Like South by Southwest and ACL Music Festival, those looking to attend Austin's massive food festival works best with a plan of attack.<p>After several years of change, the food event seems to have found its formula: the …

Downtown Austin rattled as another live music venue abruptly shutters

The Live Music Capital of the World has taken another hit with the shuttering of honky-tonk Rattle Inn earlier in April. The multilevel bar was one …

Austin's most delicious foodie fundraiser returns to these restaurants

If you have been putting off having a evening out, may we suggest a big one: Dining Out for Life is celebrating its silver anniversary as one of …

New Austin marketplace unveils first round of restaurants and more

Editor's note: CultureMap Tastemakers 2018 may be long gone, but Austin's appetite for all things food related is still raging. This week, we took …

Chicken Wing Festival, and More of Austin's Top Food Events

Welcome to Eater Austin’s events roundup of the best upcoming local dining and drinking festivals, classes, workshops, pop-ups, dinners, fundraisers, and more. Updated once a week, this is your one-stop-shop for Austin and beyond events worthy of your time and stomach. For even more things to do in …

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Lamborghini Opens Sleek New Dealership in Austin

Luxury Italian automaker Lamborghini is expanding throughout the nation, as it debuted its newest dealership in Austin, Texas, with a grand opening …

Essential Austin Food Writer Virginia B. Wood Has Died at 67

Longtime Austin food writer and former <i>Chronicle</i> food editor and restaurant critic <b>Virginia B. Wood</b> has died, as reported by Austin 360, at the age of 67 years old. She passed away earlier today in San Antonio due to various medical conditions. She had always championed Austin’s food scene, from …

The Eater Austin Cocktail Heatmap, May 2018

Welcome to the latest installment of Eater Austin’s <b>cocktail heatmap</b>, a map of the hottest, buzziest boozing destinations around town. This means the latest bars in town, hot new restaurants offering serious cocktail game, or even older spots mixing it up with a new bar program.<p>The May update of the …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Signature Austin-San Antonio food event is back with bites and bubbly

It's time to celebrate two of the things we love most -- food and drink -- at the annual CultureMap Tastemaker Awards, our signature program honoring …

Austin’s Fire-Focused Food Festival Is Mexico-Themed This Year

Austin Food & Wine Alliance’s flame- and beef-focused food event <b>Live Fire</b> is back again this spring with a new theme: <b>Mexico</b>. It’ll take place on Thursday, <b>April 5</b> at Camp Mabry from 6 to 9:30 p.m.<p>With that, the chef lineup is amped up with more out-of-town chefs. This includes Eater Young Gun 2016 …

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Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater Austin always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the buzziest new restaurants? What haven't I heard of yet? What's everyone talking about?<p>To answer those questions, behold the 83rd edition of the <b>Eater Austin Heatmap</b>, updated monthly …

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9 Best Hikes in Austin

Next time you need to get off the asphalt in Austin, let this list of our favorite hikes in the city serve as your guide.<p>Though Austin is well known for its restaurants and nightlife, another strength of the city is its proximity to nature. A network of hiking trails, stretching north to south and …

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Former Uchiko chef makes a splash with new North Lamar seafood eatery

The hospitality group behind Austin favorites Swift's Attic and Wu Chow are adding another jewel to their crown. Guild, the much anticipated …

Willie Nelson’s Music Festival Luck Reunion Features an Awesome Texas Food Lineup

In the midst of South by Southwest is Austin legendary musician <b>Willie Nelson</b>’s music festival, <b>Luck Reunion</b>. This year’s edition, taking place on Thursday, <b>March 15</b>, will feature a unique assortment of Texas chefs.<p>The food lineup goes beyond the usual offerings, from Indian-Texas fare (<b>Puli-Ra</b>) to …

Statue of icon Leslie Cochran could be Austin's new tourist attraction

KVUE -- There are a lot of ways to describe Leslie Cochran: unconventional, offbeat, quirky. But there's one word that almost everybody would use to …

Watch Mac DeMarco’s “Austin City Limits” Live Stream

Tonight, Mac DeMarco is taping his performance for the “Austin City Limits” TV show. Before it airs on PBS, the show will stream live from the ACL stage on YouTube. Watch the stream below, which starts at 9 p.m. Eastern. DeMarco is currently on the North American leg of his tour behind last year’s</i> …

UT Tower lighting scheduled for this evening

Campus landmark will be lit in burnt orange to recognize the impending victories for Texas swimming and diving at the Big 12 Championships.

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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 …

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9 restaurants that changed Austin forever and more hot headlines

Editor's note: There really is no worse crutch for a writer than starting off a story talking about the weather, but goodness this weather has been …

Epic fundraising day Amplify Austin returns with biggest goal yet

In an age where everything we could possibly want is a mere click away -- that snazzy kitchen gadget, those funky earrings, that cutting-edge 4K flat …