Food and Drink
If you're deep-frying your turkey this year, be careful.
- Yes, you want a crisp, juicy bird — but you also want to keep your eyebrow hairs unsinged.
Even as Texans are world-famous eaters, we're not all that big on butter.
The big picture: We love butter on our mashed potatoes, but we noticed that butter consumption lags in Texas, the Southwest and the West.
If you're staying put for Thanksgiving, we've got you covered. Here are a few events we're eyeing for the long weekend:
If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, it's time to start getting ready.
Why it matters: Austin-based food blogger Addie Broyles, who writes the insightful Feminist Kitchen newsletter, shared some advice with us to make this year's Turkey Day run as smoothly as velvety pumpkin pie.
For those hoping to take the stress out of turkey day, there are plenty of Thanksgiving takeout options around Austin.
Of note: Many deadlines to order takeout have passed, but these businesses still have Thanksgiving options available.1
The World Cup has arrived and there are plenty of Austin bars opening their doors for watch parties.
What's happening: The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Sunday, with the host nation taking on Ecuador.
It's another weekend in Austin with no shortage of things to do.
🍗 Snag a hot chicken sandwich at chef Laila Bazahm's one-night-only pop-up concept, The Bird & Crown. She'll start serving at Central Machine Works on Saturday from 4:30pm until she sells out.
🫖 As an inveterate tea drinker, I'm always on the lookout for a great scone — something crumbly, but not too crumbly — flaky, lightly sweetened.
- A nice scone leaves you feeling full and elegant at the same time.
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