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: Patika

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, Patika General Manager Tony Smith shares his simple “at home” cold…

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Supporting Black-Owned Restaurants in Austin

During this time, the health and well-being of our local community and our visitors is vital. Travelers to Austin – and all destinations – should continue to observe the health recommendations of national, state and local public health officials, as they plan to travel, when they travel and when…

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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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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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Best Seat in the House: Chef Fermín Núñez

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 Chef Fermín Núñez of Suerte shares one of his simple “at home”…

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Austin Restaurants with Takeout & Delivery

Updated June 26, 2020 Although many in Austin may be at home for the next few weeks, we can still help support those in the service industry by ordering carryout and delivery meals. Check out this growing list of Austin restaurants still open for business. Where to Get Take Out & Delivery 24 Diner…

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Best Seat in the House: Chef Rick Lopez

Welcome to the Best Seat in the House, a new 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 Rick Lopez of La Condesa shares one of his simple “at home”…

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The Local Maker Movement in Austin

When visiting Austin, you’re not only guaranteed great music, good food and Southern hospitality — you’ll also have access to some of the most innovative and creative organizations and businesses in the country. Here are a few local creative companies you can experience during your trip to Austin…

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