August 13 2022
Navigating the airport — especially during summer travel — is stressful enough, but trying to navigate the food scene + find coffee while not straying too far from your gate can be downright overwhelming.
We’ve put together a list of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport eats and their locations to help make your next trip easier.
Passport? Check. Tacos? Check. Happy? Double check. | Photo by @projectpeached
Can’t miss bites
The Peached Tortilla | Barbara Jordan Terminal; across from gates 16 and 17 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | An Austin-based eatery that offers Asian comfort food with a Southern twist. The Korean Steak taco + Cauliflower taco are simply musts.
Tacodeli | Barbara Jordan Terminal; between gates 23 and 24 | Hours vary | Described as “Austin's favorite new-school taco chain” by Eater Austin, this is one of those spots where you can choose from a variety of taco choices.. Also, next to Tacodeli is one of the airport’s live music stages, which are part of the Live Music in the Air at the Airport initiative. This location makes it the perfect spot to nosh on a taco + jam out to some local tunes before boarding your flight. Performance times vary.
The Beerdrop | Barbara Jordan Terminal; across from gate 13 + inside the Austin City Market | Hours vary | Your not-so typical airport bar featuring beer from local brewery Austin Beerworks as well as other national brews. Beer is available in cans, bottles, and drafts.
Café Medici | Barbara Jordan Terminal; by gates 7 and 9 | Hours vary | Traditional coffee and espresso drinks to caffeinate your travels. Whether you opt for a mocha or a latte — don’t forget to add an extra shot of espresso.
Bonus: Grab a sweet treat from Amy’s Ice Creams near gate 21 in the Barbara Jordan Terminal. It offers classic flavors such as chocolate + vanilla, as well as a rotating selection of specialty flavors.
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Outdoor Yoga + Mimosas | Fri., Aug. 5 | VUKA, 411 W. Monroe St. | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | $35+ | Each ticket includes a one-hour beginner-friendly yoga class + two mimosas. 🥂
Wiz Khalifa and Logic: Vinyl Verse Tour 2022 | Fri., Aug. 5 | Germania Insurance Amphitheater | 6:30 p.m. | $22+ | Jam out to these two rappers. 🎤
Friday Flicks — “Selena” | Fri., Aug. 5 | Moody Amphitheater | 7 p.m. | Free | Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the “Selena” film at this free screening. 🎞️
GROUNDED YOGA at Fareground | Sun., Aug. 7 | Fareground Austin | 10 a.m. | Free | Register to join this outdoor yoga class, which takes place every Sunday.
“Hello My Priends” with Pinky Patel | Sun., Aug. 7 | Cpa City Comedy Club | 4 p.m. | $30 | Catch this comedian on her “Hello My Priends” tour that’ll have you laughing all evening. 🎤
Tequila Tasting | Sun., Aug. 7 | Bar 508 Mezcalerita, 508 E. 8th St. | 6-7 p.m. | $55 | Learn about tequila + enjoy this bar’s relaxing atmosphere.
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The Bloomhouse can sleep up to four people. | Photo via VRBO
Self-described as a “giant seashell unicorn,” this one-bed, one-bath looks like something straight out of a children’s book. Its design elements are reminiscent of Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, with free-flowing architectural features + not so much as a single straight line or corner in sight.
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- 103º | Partly cloudy | 13% chance of rain
Home decor store + café Maaribu recently opened a gluten-free dessert truck that serves up health conscious bites at the buisness’s Guadalupe showroom. Menu items include brownies, vegan matcha cheesecake, and rosemary parmesan scones. The truck is open Tuesday-Saturday, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 🍪 (CultureMap Austin)
Yesterday, Austin FC and Major League Soccer announced that Austin FC will launch an MLS NEXT Pro team in 2023. Austin is one of seven new teams alongside Atlanta United FC, Charlotte FC, and Nashville FC (oh hey, NASHtoday). Stay tuned for more information about the team's name, crest, and home venue.
Two German soccer teams — FC Köln and VfB Stuttgart — will face off at Austin FC’s Q2 Stadium on Sat., Nov. 19, marking the first European teams to play at the stadium. Ticket sales will open to Austin FC season ticket members on Tues., Aug. 9 + to the general public on Thurs., Aug. 11. ⚽
~$600. That’s the monthly rent in Talavera Lofts’ (413 Navasota St.) one-bedroom, income-restricted units. The new apartment complex is located in East Austin, close to Capital Metro’s Plaza Saltillo rail and bus station. The complex features multiple floor plans — some of which are income-restricted. Learn more. (CBS Austin)
Brothers and owners of Terry Black’s BBQ, Mark and Mike Black, are looking to expand their business within the meat industry one property at a time. The duo have one location in Austin + one in Dallas, but are in the process of adding a restaurant in Lockhart and Driftwood. (Austin Business Journal)
No. 1. Yelp ranked Recycled Reads (5335 Burnet Rd.) at the top of its list of top local bookstores in Texas. Recycled Reads is owned by the Austin Public Library + sells repurposed library books as well as used books, CDs, DVDs, art, and board games that have been donated by the public. 📚 (CBS Austin)
No. 3. That’s how Austin ranked on Park Sleep Fly’s list of the 50 most visited US cities with the lowest carbon footprint per capita. No. 1 on the list was Houston. Austin also ranked No. 9 on the blog’s list of most sustainable destinations in the US. (CultureMap Austin)
Texas will extend its emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits throughout August, providing $305.5+ million in SNAP benefits. These emergency benefits have been in place since April 2020. 🥫 (Community Impact Austin)
You’ve heard of birria tacos, but have you heard of vegan birria tacos? You have now. North Austin Mexican restaurant Nissi VegMex (9012 Research Blvd.) offers vegan adaptations of Mexican staples — serving up street tacos, burritos, nachos, and flautas.. Learn more. 🌮 (Eater Austin)
The last Staples store in the Austin area located at 1201 Barbara Jordan Blvd. will close for good today at 8 p.m. The office supply store is shutting its doors due to a rent increase. Most items in the store are now 50% off. ✏️ (Community Impact Austin)
Celebrate Austin Pride Month and support local LGBTQ+ artists and businesses tomorrow, Sat., Aug. 6 at the ATX Pride Market. The market will feature 60+ vendors, an art gallery, food, and coffee. The celebration will be hosted by The Little Day Shop at Distribution Hall (1500 E. 4th St.) from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 🛍️
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