Editor’s note: It’s that time again – time to deal with our top stories. Here are five articles that caught our collective attention over the past seven days.
1. The Texas all-star chef is cooking a new Hill Country bistro near Austin. A celebrated Texas chef is enchanting the Austin area with a new restaurant in Wimberley. Hildee’s Dine-Inn is referred to as the “Hill Country Bistro” and will serve brunch, lunch and dinner when it opens this summer.
2. 7 things you should know in Austin right now: Oak Hill Pizzeria is working after 27 years. Austin Pizza Garden announced it will close in Oak Hill this weekend after nearly three decades.
3. Austin housing rents are falling faster than the rest of Texas, according to the report. Good news: Despite the population boom sparked by the pandemic, house prices in Austin actually fell last year. Bad news: they’re still the second highest in Texas.
4th 4 Austin restaurants offer restaurant-quality subscriptions to meals at home. Local restaurants are now offering subscription boxes so diners can enjoy some of our favorite dishes at home.
5. Regal Austin Brewery is opening a new 2 mile nature trail around the Hill Country property. Jester King Brewery is transforming part of their 165-acre kingdom into an outdoor getaway. A new two-mile nature trail is now open for visitors to take a stroll through the hill country.