Monthly Archives: March 2011

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza (Oakland, CA)

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5801 College Ave. Oakland, California 94618 (Three locations in the San Francisco Bay Area) Phone: (510) 655-6385 Website: www.zacharys.com Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Zachary’s is a Bay Area institution with three locations.  For over 25 … Continue reading

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Al Sur Latin American Bistro

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8120 Research Blvd., Suite 104-B Austin, Texas 78758 Phone: (512) 419-7554 Website: www.alsurbistro.com Hours: Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m-10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Closed Mon.) Austin is lucky to be home to a seemingly unending array of … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Klub (Houston, TX)

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3711 Travis St. (@ Alabama) Houston, Texas 77002 Phone: (713) 528-8561 Website: www.thebreakfastklub.com Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. We visited this place on a recent overnight trip to Houston with some friends.  … Continue reading

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Louisiana Longhorn Café

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200 East Main St. Round Rock, TX 78664 Phone: (512) 248-2900 Website: www.LouisianaLonghorncafe.com Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sat. 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. (Closed Mon. for private parties) Growing up on the Gulf … Continue reading

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Noble Pig to Host Local Market Dinner

Noble Pig will host its monthly dinner series on April 2nd at 7 p.m.  This month’s event will feature a vegetarian local market menu for $55 per person.  The event is BYOB.  More information is available at the Noble Pig … Continue reading

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Alamo Drafthouse Hosts Iron Chef Competition Mar. 24th

The Alamo Drafthouse hosts its next Iron Chef competition on March 24th at the Alamo’s South Lamar location.  The event puts Alamo’s team of chefs, headed up by John Bullington, against Julio-Cesar Florez Zaplana of La Sombra.  Alamo CEO and … Continue reading

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Tyson Cole makes cut for James Beard finalists

Congrats to Tyson Cole of Uchi/Uchiko, who has been announced as a finalist for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Southwest.  Cole shares the honor with fellow Texas finalists, Bruce Auden of Biga on the Banks in … Continue reading

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Updated: Austin Restaurant Week 2011 (with new dates)

Austin Restaurant Week 2011 has changed its dates, according to organizers. The event will now kick off April 10-13 and will pick up again April 17-20 (original dates were March 27-30 and April 3-6). The new dates prevent any conflicts … Continue reading

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James Beard Award Finalist Announcements Coming Soon

The 2011 James Beard Foundation Award final list of nominees will be announced on March 21st.  Time called these respected honors the “Oscars of the food world.” Several Austin food and spirits stars are vying for spots on the final … Continue reading

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Franklin Barbecue Opens New East 11th Location

As of March 12, Franklin Barbecue’s permanent location at 900 E. 11th is open and ready for business.  Check for hours and info on their website.

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