McKinney Avenue, the vein that cuts through Uptown and supplies all connected to it with endless varieties of bars and restaurants, has a new offering for its people: Belly & Trumpet. Miles away from the New York City-modeled, gourmet hot dog purveyor The Bowery that sat in its place mere months ago ... More >>
Kung Fu Saloon is a new arcade and bar situated at the corner of Routh Street and Cedar Springs Road, in what used to be the Place at Perry's (2901 Routh St). This Austin-import opened Labor Day weekend and is already getting quite acclimated in its new digs. On Saturday there was a mix of gamers, l ... More >>
Starbucks is raising their prices, y'all. I had no idea brown water could cost as much as it already does, and now they're raising the price?
This is a bunch of bologna sandwich.
The Wall Street Journal says that the change "raises the cost of a 'tall,' or 12-ounce, coffee in some New York City st ... More >>
Speaking of your deep-felt desire for retro arcading ...Well, I was going to give Steve Brown the credit, till a quick search reveals it was former Observer-er Merritt Martin (sniff) who actually broke the news two days ago that Austin-based Kung Fu Saloon is due to take over the former Place at ... More >>
Canadian four-piece Yukon Blonde hits the Double Wide tonight, and nestle up to the cavernous harmonies of Fleet Foxes and early My Morning Jacket. You'll hear plenty from the band's 2011 EP, Fire/Water, as well as their self-titled debut.
In advance, we talked with drummer Graham Jones about his ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourToulouse's Bloody Marys came rimmed with a sweetly sour lime salt.It is getting harder and harder not to eat brunch at a Lombardi family restaurant in this town. First, there was Penne Pomodoro. Then there was Cibus. Now, there is Toulouse, the French ca ... More >>
Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour
in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take
up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: Nodding Donkey, 2900 Thomas Ave., 214-922-8898When: 2 to 7 p.m. Monday through FridayWhat: ... More >>
Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Pizza Xpress3355 Trinity Mills972-307-6600Promised delivery time: 35 minutesActual delivery time: 29 minutesScoring Summary:Handily beating promised time, though by not en ... More >>
Ray and Peter LekPatriotism swept across Dallas DJs' playlists last weekend like Michael Jackson tunes the week before--and on Friday night, Barcadia was no exception.Out nightlife photo team caught up with the crowd there as Redeye spun patriotic songs (like the Team America: World Police anthem "A ... More >>