Category Archives: Fine Dining

Other Austin Restaurant Openings and Closings

Dwight’s coverage of Hudson on the Bend’s closing reminded me that I wanted to put up a list of restaurant openings and closings of note. These are places we’ve either eaten at, thought about eating at, or plan on eating … Continue reading

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Hudson’s on the Bend closed.

Hudson’s on the Bend, one of Austin’s higher-end restaurants, shut down abruptly yesterday afternoon, according to a report in the Statesman. This is kind of a shame. We had several excellent and memorable meals at the old Hudson’s. But last … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014: Imperia

Imperia 310 Colorado St. (Austin, 78701) (512) 472-6770 Lawrence’s Comments: We’d been hearing good things about Imperia for quite a while, so we thought they were a good choice for the first SDC of 2014. It lived up to the … Continue reading

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October 10, 2011: French Quarter Grille

French Quarter Grille 13000 N IH 35, Ste 600 (512) 832-9090 If there has been any dropoff since Dave Gore took over what used to be Mama Roux until theĀ  tragic and untimely deaths of Yoli and Michael Amr, it’s … Continue reading

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February 10, 1996: Alpenhof Steak Haus (Closed)

16018 Hamilton Pool Rd. 263-9875 Pepper grinder rating: 0. Dwight’s comments: This isn’t a bad steak place, and the prices are reasonable. I like the atmosphere much better than the Outback’s: it feels very…European hunting lodge. (Whatever you do, don’t … Continue reading

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