New Korean BBQ restaurant K BBQ opens in Austin

A new Korean barbecue restaurant has opened in Crescent’s Highland Mall by owner So Ra. K BBQ is located at 6929 Airport Boulevard, Suite 176, starting September 27. The menu focuses on the all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue, with meats such as bulgogi, marinated pork belly and eel. There are also other dishes like kimchi stews, braised fish and fondues. Everything is available for the catering service, with take out orders coming soon. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, then 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday to Saturday. In the center is also the Korean fried chicken restaurant BB.Q.

Austin’s best taco restaurants go head-to-head in a migas festival

An event celebrating migas will take place on Sunday, October 17, where the city’s best restaurants and trucks – Nixta Taqueria, La Tunita 512, Cuantos Tacos and Cisco’s – will cook and compete against each other to see who makes the best iteration of the famous dish. . The $ 50 ticket comes with food and entry to two golf competitions, and items from sponsor Ranch Rider and others. It works from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sales at Red River and East Sixth bars are not great

According to a survey by the Downtown Austin Alliance, concert halls and bars on Red River and East Sixth streets are not doing as well as their counterparts on West Sixth and Rainey streets, as reported by KUT.

Another national publication recognizes Austin restaurant

The New York Times published a list of restaurants whose publication is enthusiastic this year, and Austin is pictured with East Austin New American Cafe Birdie’s.

Austin restaurants and chefs participate in various gastronomic events

Soon-to-reopen South Olamaie restaurant (with nnew chef Amanda Turner) is hosting two dinners this season. The first is a sold-out brunch for the Texas Book Festival with Portland chef and cookbook author Joshua McFadden on Sunday, October 31, where owner and executive chef Olamaie Michael Fojtasek will cook dishes from McFadden’s book Cereals for every season.

Then there’s the return of the Austin Food & Wine Alliance nonprofit dinner series, featuring a launch dinner with Fojtasek and the Dallas Chef. Tiffany Derry. The three-course dinner at $ 225 with appetizers will take place on Monday, November 1 from 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The sales will be re-injected into the association’s culinary subsidy program.

Elsewhere, Driftwood Desert Door distillery partners with local event company to favor on a series of meals / experience this month. The Savage Series, from October 15 to 16, offers brunches or dinners by Julien Hawkins from Hestia, Amanda Turner from Olamaie / The Fiery Talon and Ty Burton from Congito, accompanied by activities. Tickets are $ 135, which takes place at the Spoke Hollow Ranch in Wimberley.

Austin Tex-Mex Restaurant Opens Golf Course Cafe

Cisco’s Tex-Mex Restaurant is now serving food at the Muny Cafe at Westfield Lions Municipal Golf Course starting Friday, October 8. as reported by Austin 360.

A dish of Simply Pho House
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Vietnamese restaurant is moving

Mini chain of Vietnamese restaurants Simply Pho House moved from Shops at the Galleria to the Hill Country Galleria in September. 12913 Galleria Circle Restaurant, owned by co-owners Sonny Tran and Loan Huynh, serves Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes.

Fredricksburg food hall adds three tenants

Next food hall in Fredricksburg Grand Central in Milam adds three new catering establishments to its range. Katy, TX-based Italian restaurant Palinuro to serve pasta and candy. The NobiliTea chain of tea shops, which is franchised by two people living in Kerrville, will offer tea blends as well as tea-based drinks with sugar, boba, etc. This will become the second location of the Fredricksburg retail food market and Fresh Pickens grocery store, offering produce and dining. The room should open this fall.

National burrito chain expands with Dripping Springs location

Austin-based Freebirds World Burrito chain is opening a new location in Dripping Springs. The 56th location will debut at US 290 and Ledge Stone Drive in Ledge Stone stores over the winter.

Texas wine month has arrived

Since October is Texas Wine Month, 47 Texas wineries are participating in the annual passport event. With the purchase of passport tickets (available for two at $ 120 or individually at $ 85), people can visit participating wineries for tastings through Sunday, October 31, as well as bottle discounts. . Five dollars from each ticket sale will go to the Texas Hill Country Wine Industry Scholarship Fund.

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