Category Archives: austin

Austin Coffee Shop Not Afraid of Big Bad Wolf

According to a press release from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, (TABC), Austin’s Cuvee Coffee has been “charged with possession of equipment or material for manufacture of unauthorized beverages”. This…

Visit Recap: Kerlin BBQ

To be honest, I should probably just leave the picture up above to tell you everything you need to know about Kerlin BBQ in Austin, TX. Just take a second…

Visit Recap: Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ

When I went to high school in the Valley, weekends were spent going across the border (sorry, mom) to a town in Mexico called Reynosa.  After a night filled with…

2015 Texas Craft Brewers Festival Information

The 2015 Texas Craft Brewers Festival kicks off September 19th, 2015, and there are a ton of great brewery additions to this year’s lineup.  This festival is an amazing opportunity…

Franklin BBQ Informs Customers of Line Policy on Social Media

Think Again Before Hiring Someone to Hold Your Place at Franklin BBQ The line at Franklin BBQ is so well-known around Austin,TX, it even has its own Twitter account! Turns out…

Freedmen’s Bar Embraces History, Provides Upscale BBQ

ith the increased popularity of barbecue in Austin, all joints are not created equal. Walking into Freedmen’s Bar isn’t a typical barbecue ‘joint’ experience. For one, it’s really nice. The…

New Look, Beer for Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse

  Working in a brewery every day puts smiles on our faces, and we hope our beers do the same for our customers.- Head Brewer, Trevor Nearburg Since 2006, Uncle…

Target, Weber Grills Feature Austin BBQ Joint

Target and Weber Grills partnered with Austin’s Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew to share some smoking tips for your upcoming backyard barbecue. Here’s pitmaster Lance Kirkpatrick giving a quick rundown:…

Real Ale Brewing Having a Gose Pre-Release Party

Real Ale Brewing Company will have a special Gose pre-release party at the brewery on May 23rd, 2015.  The party will give fans of this summer seasonal an opportunity to…

The Untapped Festival Comes to Austin

When the announcement was made that Austin was now part of the Untapped Fest lineup; which includes Houston, Fort Worth and Dallas, my initial reaction was, ‘well it’s about time!’….

Aaron Franklin wins James Beard Award

The line in front of Franklin BBQ may be getting a little longer. Aaron Franklin took home Best Chef-Southwest  honors at the 2015 James Beard Awards  ceremony held on May…

Untapped Austin Texas Beer List Revealed

The Autstin Untapped Festival is quickly approaching, so to get ready, here are the Texas breweries that will be in attendance.  Check out the Austin Chronicle for a full list.  If…