Austin Insider Blog

This blog, written and curated by Visit Austin staff, shares the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of.

Best Seat in the House: Chef Tyson Cole

Welcome to the Best Seat in the House, a digital series from Visit Austin, bringing together some of the best personalities in Austin's service industry sharing some ways to experience a taste of Austin from home. In this episode, Chef Tyson Cole of Uchi, Uchiko and Loro shares his simple, “at home”…

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Where to Eat & Drink in Austin this Summer

Summer days and nights in Austin are best spent indulging in the city’s renowned dining and drinking scene. So go ahead and post up on a patio, seek out a popular food truck or pull up a bar stool and sample some of Austin’s best summer treats. Courtesy of Fresa's. PATIOS At fun-loving Fresa's. the…

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Best Seat in the House: The Roosevelt Room

Welcome to the Best Seat in the House, a digital series from Visit Austin, bringing together some of the best personalities in Austin's service industry sharing some ways to experience a taste of Austin from home. In this episode, bartender Ashlea Latham of The Roosevelt Room shares her simple “at…

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AAAFF's Virtual Online Shorts Festival

The Austin Asian American Film Festival's Online Shorts Festival will take place June 11-17, 2020. The virtual festival will be held in lieu of the regularly planned 12th annual festival next month. AAAFF 2020—with in-person screenings and a slate of feature films—is currently postponed to late…

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10 Things to Look Forward to in Austin

If we have to narrow it down, there are 10 things about Austin that we’re missing most right now. Whether you’re a local, a longtime visitor or new to the city (welcome, y’all!), these are the quintessential Austin experiences you’ll want to add to your must-do list. 1. Breakfast tacos from a food…

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Best Seat in the House: Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph

Welcome to the Best Seat in the House, a digital series from Visit Austin, bringing together some of the best personalities in Austin's service industry sharing some ways to experience a taste of Austin from home. In this episode, Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph of Emmer & Rye, Hestia and Kalimotxo shares…

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