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The May Hit List: Lenoir, Vixen’s Wedding, Golden Castle, and More

It’s that time of year when the windows stay open, jackets are retired, and everyone is on the hunt for…

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The bone-marrow tacos at Comedor.

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The April Hit List: Lin Asian, Comedor, Distant Relatives, and More

Spring is officially under way, and you know what that means: barbecue, patios, brunch, and margaritas. Think of this month’s…

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All the pizzas, at Shortie's.

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The January Hit List: Arlo Grey, Odd Duck, Shortie’s, Tejas Birria and More

Oh, the weather outside is…well, not quite frightful, but dang chilly for Texas, anyhow. And your Austin restaurants are on…

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DipDipDip Tatsu-ya is back and ready for winter.

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The December Hit List: La Joie, DipDipDip Tatsu-ya, Big Nonna’s, and More

As the weather cools, the dining gets comfortable: Comfort food is the name of the game this winter in Austin,…

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The November Hit List: Summer House, Qi Austin, Gati Ice Cream, and More

New normal? In Austin, that means new restaurants. There are several highly-anticipated openings this month, including the latest from the…

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Autumn pastas are back at Andiamo.

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The October Hit List: Kemuri Tatsu-ya, Andiamo, Barley Swine, Aba, and More

Fall often means a return, and wouldn’t you know it, several favorites are starting to make a come-back. Carpenters Hall…

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Vixen's Wedding has transformed its format into a chef's tasting menu — also available to go.

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The September Hit List: Suerte, Vixen’s Wedding, Lenoir, Smokin Beauty, and More

From gourmet sandwiches to socially-distanced wine garden concerts and romantic five-course meals to go, restaurants are getting creative with how…

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All the empanadas, at Buenos Aires Cafe.

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The August Hit List: Paperboy, Mongers, Buenos Aires Cafe, Le Vacher, and More

August in Austin is no time to cook — especially not after months of eating at home. So let the…

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The March Hit List: Comedor, Vixen’s Wedding, Taco Bronco, and More SXSW Restaurant Stops

March is the best time to be in Austin, which is why half the world descends on our fair city…

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Hestia, Comedor, DipDipDip: Now on the Austin Hit List

Winter — or what passes for winter in Austin — is a great time for dining. It’s cold enough to…

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