Publisher’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 Austin restaurateur spills the beans on a new nightclub and massive expansion plans. One of the most popular Mexican restaurants in Austin is expanding its realm. The brother-sister team behind Gabriela’s downtown area has planned an ambitious year with new restaurants, taquerias and even a nightclub in the works.
2. HEB introduces new restrictions on food and consumables for shoppers in Austin. After Winter Storm Uri, HEB restricted certain popular products, including meat and water. By February 26th, some of them were lifted.
3. Austin sees flocks of robins all over her backyards. After a week of brutal weather, Austin enjoys at least one ray of sunshine: a massive influx of American robins.
4th The top barbeque spot in Austin opens a new brick-and-mortar and beer store. La Barbecue brings out something special for the east side: a permanent new location with beer and wine and a dreamy beer garden.
5. 7 Austin restaurants make Texas Monthly’s Best New Restaurants list. Texas Monthly released its annual Best New Restaurants Roundup, featuring seven local spots.