New cafe planned for inside Givens Books after Drowsy Poet closes

The Drowsy Poet closed last week inside Givens Books and Little Dickens, and a new café will open in the space next month. From the same owners of Rookie’s and Bacon Street Bagels comes Corduroy Coffee and Kitchen, which is planned to open Nov. 11, according to one of the owners, Jordan Nickerson. He said … Read more

Join an 88-year dabke line at Austin’s Mediterranean Festival this fall

Believe it or not, the Mediterranean is not that far away. It’s quite a hike to get there, but it’s nearly identical in latitude — a great predictor of harmonious culinary styles and ingredients. Austin and Cairo are less than a quarter of a degree apart. The 88th annual St. Elias Mediterranean Festival is closing … Read more