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Comedor Austin rendering
Esquire named Comedor one of the nation's top new restaurants of 2019. Rendering courtesy of Comedor
H-E-B rendering Exposition Boulevard
A snazzy new H-E-B store is coming to West Austin in 2021. Rendering courtesy of H-E-B
Southside Market & BBQ
Southside Market & Barbecue opened its first Austin location in November.` Photo courtesy of Southside Market & BBQ
Daphne's Mediterranean
Daphne's Mediterranean closed all of its Austin locations in July. Daphne's/Facebook
Lou's Bodega
The opening of Lou's Bodega ignited a firestorm of controversy. Lou's Bodega/Instagram
Red's Porch sign
Red's Porch said goodbye to Austin in October. Red's Porch/Facebook
Noble Sandwich Austin
Noble Sandwich Co. shuttered its Burnet Road outpost in September. Noble Sandwich Co./Facebook
Eastside Cafe exterior
Eastside Cafe's closure started 2019 on a sad note. Eastside Cafe/Facebook
Delray Cafe slider
Delray Cafe's sliders were among our picks for the best burgers in town. Delray Cafe/Facebook
Nau's Enfield Drug Austin
After more than 70 years, Nau's Enfield Drug closed its cafe. Nau's Enfield Drug/ Facebook