Eleven Plates closing September 3, selling wine at major discount until then

11:40 am Aug. 25, 2016

Wine-friendly restaurant Eleven Plates is closing after service September 3, according to a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page. The restaurant, which has been in Davenport Village for five years, decided not to renew its lease. Between now and the final day of business, Eleven Plates is offering 40% off all bottles of wine.

BBQ News: Pitmaster Evan LeRoy leaves Freedmen’s

9:10 am Aug. 22, 2016

After helping establish Christopher McGhee, a three year Freedmen’s veteran who has been working as co-chef with LeRoy, according to restaurant owner Cuatro Kowalski, has taken over full duties as executive chef and pitmaster.

McGhee previously

Events: Quesoff Saturday at Mohawk

12:33 pm Aug. 19, 2016

One of my favorite Austin food events takes place Saturday at the Mohawk, and I don’t just say that because I have been a queso-pounding judge for several iterations of this uniquely Austin event.

The sixth