Austin restaurant goodbyes dominate this week's most popular stories
Editor's note: There's no shortage of food news in this round of top stories. Read on for more of the week's most popular headlines.
1. Californians really are moving to Austin — and where they live will surprise you. One California city is exporting more folks to Central Texas than ever before. According to a new report from Redfin, Austin is a particularly attractive destination for people leaving San Francisco.
2. Austin's most hotly anticipated restaurant finally has an opening date. After nearly two years of anticipation, Boiler Nine Bar + Grill has opened. The hot restaurant in the redeveloped Seaholm Power Plant debuted on July 5.
3. Favorite East Austin cocktail lounge and restaurant announces last call. The Austin restaurant death toll continues to climb. East Side Show Room, the swanky, cozy lounge known for handcrafted cocktails, live music, and locally sourced food is closing up shop after seven years on East Sixth Street.
4. These seven restaurants north of Austin are totally worth the drive. Here's the Cedar Park secret: Less expensive rent has created opportunities for really great restaurants to thrive. We've rounded up seven unique spots that make CP worth the trip.
5. Austin rising star chef's neighborhood restaurant shutters without warning. There seems to be no end to the restaurant closures rocking Austin this year. North Austin favorite Kin & Comfort is the latest to throw in the towel.