Category Archives: Closed

Ruby’s BBQ Closing

Ruby’s BBQ (not Rudy’s) near campus is closing. It used to be a regular lunch break destination back when Bruce Sterling used to throw Turkey City Writer’s Workshops at his house on Cedar street. In truth, their BBQ was pretty … Continue reading

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Closing time.

Banzai Sushi on North Lamar is closing January 3rd. I think maybe I ate there once: I really can’t remember. What I find more notable is that they’re apparently closing so that the new Rudy’s location can go in (replacing … Continue reading

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Rebel Pizza Bar Closes

This news came out last month, but I just saw it recently Rebel Pizza bar has closed and being replaced with a Filipino Restaurant. We had an SDC at Rebel Pizza Bar once, and thought the pizza was pretty good … Continue reading

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Franklin Barbecue Burns

We take you away from Hurricane Harvey footage to bring you important Austin food news: Franklin’s Barbecue has suffered a fire. One of the state’s most popular barbecue joints suffered a massive fire early Saturday morning, according to reports. Franklin … Continue reading

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Pao’s Mandarin House in Lakeway (temporarily?) closed.

You now know exactly as much as I do. I’m sure everyone knows that Pao’s (first in the old downtown location, and then out in Lakeway) was a Saturday Dining Conspiracy favorite. I’m hoping the renodeling is brief and that … Continue reading

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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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Restaurant Closing: Golden Wok

Although there’s no sign up on their website, Golden Wok Chinese restaurant closed January 5. We were thinking of eating there Saturday, but when I called their phone just rang and rang. I finally called one of their San Antonio … Continue reading

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Austin Quiznos Closings

Between Delaware Subs, Schlotzsky’s and Firehouse, I haven’t eaten at a Quiznos in quite a while. So it was a surprise for me to find that almost 3,000 Quiznos stores have closed and the company filed for bankruptcy protection last … Continue reading

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A double handful of food related randomness.

During one of my dinner conversations over the weekend, the subject of “Family Affair” came up for reasons I have forgotten. (I don’t think the initial discussion started out with Anissa Jones, but Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, what a sad … Continue reading

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