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New restaurants and Austin Tastemakers dominate the week's most popular stories

New restaurants and Austin Tastemakers dominate the week's top stories

Dai Due beef tartare
Dai Due took home the Restaurant of the Year award at our annual Tastemakers. Tiff T./Yelp
Austin Motel South Congress hotel Bunkhouse pool sign
Austin Motel has been scooped up. Photo by Jackie Lee Young
General Tso'Boy Austin restaurant General Tso's chicken sandwich
General Tso'Boy is coming soon to The Domain. Photo courtesy of General Tso'Boy
Lenoir
A tasty look at the nominees for Restaurant of the Year . Lenoir/Facebook
Irene's restaurant downtown Austin ELM Restaurant Group rendering
Irene's is set to open on Memorial Day. Rendering courtesy of Furman + Keil Architects
Dai Due beef tartare
Austin Motel South Congress hotel Bunkhouse pool sign
General Tso'Boy Austin restaurant General Tso's chicken sandwich
Lenoir
Irene's restaurant downtown Austin ELM Restaurant Group rendering

Editor's note: Culinary stars and new restaurant openings lead this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.

1. Austin restaurant of the year, top chefs, and more revealed at 2016 Tastemaker Awards. Over the past month, we introduced you to the food and beverage industry's top talent as part of our 2016 Tastemaker Awards. Now it's time to toast this year's outstanding food and beverage winners.

4. The seven best restaurants in Austin compete for culinary supremacy. Austin diners are opinionated and vocal, always equipped with a list of favorite spots in their back pocket. But if forced to pick your favorite, which would you choose?  It’s no easy task, but we honed in on the city's best dining options for our annual Tastemaker Awards.