Thursday, April 12, 2012

Bits and Bites

-- Fresas Chicken al Carbon opens Monday, and Swift's Attic has been holding soft openings (reservation only, I think) this week. 

-- Anderson Lane is getting revamped/revitalized with the recent addition of Chen's Noodle House (see my post here), and Tarka Indian and Hopdoddy Burgers any minute now.

-- This Sunday, April 15th, Sagra holds their Sunday Supper series, a 5-course prix fixe menu for $50/person. 

-- Crawfish Boil and Festival, Saturday, April 21st at Rough Hollow in Lakeway. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. More info on their website

-- Recently re-opened downtown restaurant Hickory Street has a revised menu that includes several "small bites" options; open seven days a week, and you get 10% off with the Go Local card!

-- Snap Kitchen, a prepared meal business with three locations, has many gluten-free and paleo diet options available, and jumping ahead a bit, May is Celiac Awareness Month!

-- The six-month old elevenplates restaurant in Davenport Village on 360 is announcing a new executive chef, Joe Anguiano, who comes most recently from Uchi, by way of Los Angeles, and working with Spanish Chef Jose Andres.

-- There's a new diet and fitness app/website, SlimKicker, that "turns your diet and weight loss goals into a winnable game."