This Week's Top Stories

Austin's most outstanding restaurants and more of the week's popular stories

Austin's most outstanding restaurants and more popular stories

St. Philip Pizza Parlor Bakeshop
Two Austin restaurants are among GQ's most outstanding of the year.  Courtesy of St. Philip/Facebook
Pinata store torn down East Austin Jumpolin
Company cancels SXSW party slated for former Jumpolin site. Photo by Shelley Seale
Mettle brunch fried chicken austin
Mettle is one of our 13 picks for brunch in East Austin.  Photo by Melody Fury
Wright Bros Brew and Brew_coffee and beer_interior
We've rounded up the best coffee shops for getting the job done.  Photo by Emma Manzer
Zilker Kite Festival with downtown Austin in background
Check out 5 essential Austin events before SXSW. Zilker Kite Festival/Facebook
St. Philip Pizza Parlor Bakeshop
Pinata store torn down East Austin Jumpolin
Mettle brunch fried chicken austin
Wright Bros Brew and Brew_coffee and beer_interior
Zilker Kite Festival with downtown Austin in background

It's no surprise that this week's news was dominated by big-deal Austin restaurants and the biggest fest of the year. Read on for the most popular stories of the week, from a controversial SXSW party site to the most outstanding restaurants in the country. 

1. A SXSW party slated for the demolished Jumpolin site in East Austin has been canceled

2. Two Austin restaurants are among GQ's most outstanding of the year

3. For your weekend pleasure, check out the 13 best brunches in East Austin

4. These coffee shops are your best bets for Wi-Fi, networking and getting the job done. 

5. Here are five essential Austin events to attend before SXSW