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Austin: Texas Craft Brewers Festival

The biggest beer fest in the land, Denver’s Great American Beer Fest, is next weekend, but this weekend, Austin plays host to the first annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival on September 24. Texas has some serious craft brewers popping up, and this non-profit outdoor fest (benefiting Austin Sunshine Camps) at Fiesta Gardens will showcase all…

Austin: Gypsy Picnic

In other words, 35 trailers in one place (Auditorium Shores) with $3 sample plates (steal!) in an all-out battle for culinary supremacy. Perhaps best of all, the eats will be arranged geographically throughout the park, so if you forget where to find something you found you loved at this event, you can just figure out…

Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week=Trying new restaurants on the cheap! Sunday-Wed for two weekends in March, you can try some of Austin’s finest restaurants with prix-fixe menus … start making reservations now! There are links for ones that have online reservations, or call the others to make reservations stat–I’ve waited and been totally denied because many restaurants will…

3 Ms: New Bars I Haven’t Checked Out

In honor of the upcoming Thanksgiving break, I’m rounding up three new bars I haven’t been to yet, but would love to check out if I had the time. I hear the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is a great night for partying–less if you’re driving to Houston the next day (me), but still … Malaia –…

Twin Liquors jumps on the Spec’s/Grapevine Bandwagon

Which isn’t a bad thing. Turn shopping for liquor/beer/wine into shopping for the aforementioned plus cheese/crackers/gourmet food/chocolate and you’ve got yourself a whole afternoon–especially if it’s Friday and samples abound (hi, me, tipsy at Spec’s). The new 15,000 square foot Twin Liquors Marketplace will be in the Hancock Center, just ripe for UT students. The…