December 4, 2023


Food & Travel Enthusiast

6 matters to know in Austin food: Japanese place unrolls new pleased hour

Editor’s be aware: We get it. It can be difficult to continue to keep up with the rapidly speed of Austin’s restaurant and bar scene. We have you coated with our regular roundup of essential foodstuff information.

New menus 

TenTen, the modern and moody Japanese restaurant on West Sixth Street, launched a new delighted hour menu (weekdays from 4:30-5:30 pm) varied adequate to go over meal. For admirers of dark meat, the chicken karaage is a juicy and lighter consider on fried rooster, served with a chile, honey, and mayo distribute. 8 kinds of little hand rolls offer you options for teams with differing thoughts on raw fish, which includes crispy coconut shrimp tempura. Most central to any happy hour, all cocktails, wine, sake, and property-spirits are served half-off, together with a smoky and sweet “tanto tai” not unlike a Japanese piña colada.

APT 115 is rebranding from just a wine bar, to a wine bar and upscale cafe recently led by Chef Charles Zhuo. The tasting menu, while it variations typically, focuses on astonishing elevations created with minimal equipment for occasion, a cauliflower fondue or pork tummy rillette. Wines from Texas and far-off nations around the world from the substantial menu are readily available at 30 % off right after dining, and tunes from the owner’s personal collection are in steady rotation.

Other news and notes

Lick Honest Ice Lotions is pursuing even extra honesty through a partnership with Vibrant Littles, a manufacturer featuring resources to develop framework all-around hard conversations with young children. Creator Tara Miko Ballentine, creator of Brilliant Littles, will be in the Lick retail store at Mueller on May possibly 25 from 3-6 pm, marketing discussion playing cards and a house security journal, and hooking customers up with a free scoop of ice product. Isn’t ice cream the best incentive to get out there and communicate about useful basic safety and psychological awareness?

Genuine Ale Brewing Enterprise is throwing a 26-year anniversary social gathering — really additional of a comprehensive-fledged competition — on May perhaps 21. The beer of honor will be the Lil Satan, a Belgian-design and style golden ale manufactured with American and New Zealand hops, offered together with other manufacturer-new beers and some cocktails. Whilst travelers love the brews and the Hill Place, Colombian funk band Superfónicos and songwriter Andrea McGee will maintain the get together heading, with bites by food stuff distributors (Yapa Empanadas, Forged Iron Punk, and Abby Jane Bakes), and a area artisans’ current market. Tickets are accessible on Eventbrite.

California winemaker Tarpon Cellars is breaking into the Texas market place, and kicking points off with a start occasion at Cork and Screw on May possibly 22, from 1:30-7 pm. One ticket ($45) includes a few samples of Tarpon Cellars wines, a branded wine glass, all-working day wine specials, and dwell music performances by Sir Lady, She Returns From War, and DJ Harry Paradise. The party, also with bites from Sammotaro Pizza, will reward Raise Collective, which aims for a extra inclusive wine marketplace by way of “discussion, scholarship alternatives, and mentorship.” Tickets are offered at

For this virtual wine tasting on Might 25 at 8 pm, members can tune in from the comfort of dwelling, not pick out a designated driver, and take pleasure in the rest of just about every bottle. To celebrate National Wine Working day, Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards and Andrew Sides of Missing Attract Cellars are sharing their insights as wine makers whilst major members via 4 bottles of their individual Texas wines. The deal ($139) and more data on the are living stream are obtainable at