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Long-running Central Austin taqueria closing soon, plus more popular stories

Long-running Central Austin taqueria closing and more popular stories

Changos Taqueria
Changos is closing next week. Changos Taqueria/Facebook

Editor's note: It's that time again — time to to check in with our top stories of the week. From Changos ch-ch-changes to Jimmy Fallon's UT visit, here are the five stories that captured Austin's attention over the past seven days.

1. Long-running Central Austin taqueria closing as property hits market for $1.65 million. Changos, the campus-area taqueria keeping UT Austin students fed for years, is rolling its last tortilla. The Guadalupe Street restaurant is set to close November 14 and the primo property is hitting the market for a cool $1.65 million. 

2. Where to eat in Austin right now: 6 under-the-radar restaurants you haven't heard of yet. Austin's restaurant scene can sometimes feel fueled by PR firms and Instagram. In this semi-regular roundup, we share the recently opened restaurants that may have opened without a lot buzz, but still worth a visit.

3. Gourmet popsicle shop permanently freezes last Austin location. Another day, another restaurant closure. (Or, in this case, same day, another restaurant closure.) Steel City Pops, the dessert shop famous for gourmet popsicles and a large Nativity scene kept in the window, is closing. 

4. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to broadcast from UT Austin this week. Jimmy Fallon brought the Tonight Show to Austin and boy did they have some fun during his visit. Fallon and crew's antics included drinks at Hole in the Wall, dancing at the White Horse, and an after-hours at Native Hostel. 

5. 7 things to know in Austin food right now: Sneaky restaurant openings and must-hit events. Well, we couldn't leave you hanging with all of those closings.