November and December in Austin and The Texas Hill Country

The 3rd annual Austin International Drag Festival will take place November 9-12, 2017. We’re back and bringing on the FIERCE! Once again, Austin, Texas becomes the center of the Drag Universe as hundreds of Drag Artists from all over the world decend upon our fair city to entertain thousands of Drag fans and each other. This is the crème de la crème of the Drag world. Each artist will be displaying their greatest talents for your education and entertainment. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 ACL Live: Grizzly Bear ($45 / $55 mezzanine…

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FESTIVALS this month!

Sat May 13 Stööki Sound and Joker Empire Control Room Doors: 9:00 PM VENUE BOX OFFICE Sat May 13 Folk Family Revival and Stukenberg and Watching for Foxes Stubb’s Indoors Doors: 9:00 PM BOX OFFICE ONLY Sun May 14 Gospel Brunch: Disciples of Joy Stubb’s Indoors Doors: 10:30 AM BUY TICKETS Sun May 14 2nd night added! Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine / Blondie Chaplin ACL Live Doors: 6:30 PM BUY TICKETS Sun May 14 Emily King Antone’s Doors: 7:00 PM Ages:18+ BUY TICKETS Tue May 16 Barns Courtney with Foxtrax Antone’s Doors: 7:00 PM Ages:18+…

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Date Night Destinations in Austin

Date Night Destinations in Austin Below are the best places to take the object of your affection for every occasion. UCHI  Uchi/Facebook 801 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704 (512) 916-4808   Justine’s Brasserie Bertrand C./Yelp 4710 E 5th St Austin, TX 78702 (512) 385-2900   Lenoir Ryann Ford 1807 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704 (512) 215-9778 Fabi + Rosi Fabi + Rosi/Official 509 Hearn St Austin, TX 78703 (512) 236-0642 Musashino Sushi Dokoro Alicia K./Yelp 2905 San Gabriel St Austin, TX 78705 (512) 795-8593 Salty Sow Salty Sow/Facebook…

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‘ALFRESCO’ BITES IN AUSTIN ! A – to – Z

*Apis. 23526 Texas 71, Spicewood. 512-436-8918, apisrestaurant.com. Not many of the Top 10 restaurants in the Austin area offer outdoor seating. And only one that does has a view of the Hill Country. Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. 1305 W. Oltorf St. 512-298-2242,theabgb.com. A casual, straightforward pizza-and-beer joint with a South Austin soul and an abundance of outdoor seating. *Barley Swine. 6555 Burnet Road. 512-394-8150, barleyswine.com. Not only is the patio at Barley Swine’s North Austin location perfect for dinner, it’s also a great place to get discounted plates and…

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KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove!

This year marks the 23rd Anniversary of KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove! Help us celebrate 23 years of free, live music every Thursday for 24 consecutive weeks at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road for one of Austin’s longest running free concert series. There’s still no cover charge, $4 ZiegenBock Drafts, and the best music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin, Texas! The live music begins at 8pm. And we always reserve VIP parking for the first ten Subarus, courtesy of Austin Subaru.…

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FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!!

FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!! Friday 13 UNTAPPED PRE-PARTY Fri., May 13, 4:30-6:30pm. Hops & Grain Brewery, 507 Calles, 512/537-9756. www.fb.com/events/973679839380229 Saturday 14 AUSTIN RUGBY CRAWFISH BOIL Sat., May 14, noon-5pm. Burr Rugby Field, 6013 Loyola. $20; under 12, free.. www.austinrugby.com CELEBRASIA AUSTIN: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN FOOD AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL Featuring Eric Silverstein of The Peached Tortilla, Dr. Foo Swasdee of Satay, Chaya Rao of Chaya’s Elite Cooking Club, Phil Yennerell of the HOPE Farmer’s Market, and Austin Chronicle contributor MM Pack. Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm. Asian American Resource Center,…

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9 old and new restaurants to try now in the Hill Country

9 old and new restaurants to try now in the Hill Country Hill Country Eats Opie’s BBQ Location: 9504 Texas-71 in Spicewood Phone: 830-693-8660 August E’s Location: 203 East San Antonio in Fredericksburg Phone: 830-997-1585 Der Lindenbaum Location: 312 East Main in Fredericksburg Phone: 830-997-9126 Apis Restaurant Location: 23526 Highway 71 in Spicewood Phone: 512-436-8918 Gritsmill River Restaurant Location: 1287 Gruene Road in New Braunfels Phone: 830-625-0684  Redbud Cafe Market and Pub Location: 410 4th Street in Blanco Phone: 830-833-0202 The Laurel Tree Location: 18956 North FM 187 in Utopia…

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10 trendy Restaurants to try in Austin

10 trendy Austin restaurants you need to try right now   10. Blaze Pizza  14009 Research Boulevard   9. Blue Cat Café 1400 East Cesar Chavez Street   8. Pho Please 1920 East Riverside Drive   7. Spun Ice Cream 1912 East 7th Street   6. Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que 217 Congress Avenue (2nd Street)   5. Summer Moon Wood-Fired Coffee 11005 Burnet Road   4. Two Hands 11501 Suite 118, Rock Rose   3. Torchy’s Tacos 1822 South Congress Avenue   2. Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub  11500 Rock Rose (Esperanza Crossing)   1. Flyrite…

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WINE EVENTS 2016

WINE EVENTS 2016   Apr 02 – Apr 03 Spring Wine and Cheese Trail: April 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17, 2016 Apr 03 Texas Wines Festival Apr 09 – Apr 10 Spring Wine and Cheese Trail: April 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17, 2016   Apr 16 – Apr 17 Spring Wine and Cheese Trail: April 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17, 2016 Apr 23 Fine Wine and Sunshine Charity Benefit Apr 29 – Apr 30 Granbury Wine Walk   Jul 02 – Jul 03 Harvest Trail: July 2-3 & 9-10, 2016 Jul 09 –…

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LAKE TRAVIS

Shore Club Volente Beach 16107 Wharf Cove Volente, Texas  78641 5122585110 directions | website Boat House Grill 6812 North Ranch Road 620 Austin, Texas  78732 (512) 249-5200 directions | website The Grille at Rough Hollow 103 Yacht Club Cove Lakeway, Texas  78734 (512) 261-3444 directions | website Iguana Grill 2900 Ranch Road 620 N Austin, Texas  78734 (512) 266-8439 directions | website The Gnarly Gar 18200 Lakepoint Cove Point Venture, Texas  78645 (512) 267-1845 directions | website The Oasis on Lake Travis 6550 Comanche Trail Austin, Texas  78732 (512) 266-2442…

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QUICK HIT CALENDAR

Austin Nightlife Guides – Austin 360 Best of Austin: Nightlife – Texas Monthly 6th street Austin, Texas – a TOTAL Austin entertainment guide What is the best Austin nightlife? – Austin, US – Forbes Travel Guide Austin Nightlife – Clubs, Bars & Nightlife Tips – Virtual Tourist Austin Nightlife – Southern Living       BEST NIGHTCLUBS OF ALL TIME      Tunnel City: New York Address: 220 12th Ave. Status: Closed Website: n/a Berghain City: Berlin Address: Rüdersdorfer Straße 70 Status: Open Website: berghain.de Space Miami City: Miami Address:…

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Ar†stråda Magazine – BITES

Artstrada Magazine

  ART|MOTO|BITES|NITES|UNIQUE  recent: Rachael Ray Talks Queso, Food, and Her Favorite Austin Restaurants New Austin Food Festival Hot Luck Announces Lineup Austin High Schools’ New Food Truck, and More A.M. Intel 13 New Restaurant Openings to Try In Austin Eater Austin SORTEDfood making its way to Austin’s food scene Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe: A little extra Austin food news Austin’s Evolving Food, Wine Scene a Sign of the Times Five Important Facts from Austin’s State of the Food System Report Food-o-File: Austin’s newest chain prepares for takeoff Food Events COCKTAILS FOR THE…

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