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Round Rock Honey partners with Austin restaurant hot spots to celebrate 15-year anniversary

What’s the buzzzzz all about? A recent Austin American-Statesman article details how Round Rock’s local beehive, ahem honey company, is partnering with a few of Austin’s hottest restaurants to celebrate its 15-year anniversary. Round Rock Honey  is “offering handcrafted cocktails and special dishes throughout August at several dining spots in Austin to benefit the Sustainable Food Center.” As of now, the confirmed restaurants include: Odd Duck: “Peach me how to Shandy” cocktail created by Katon Claborn…

Grandma delayed in airport security as result of love for Round Rock Donuts

Talk about a sweet story!

Sometimes you need a sweet story to help you through the day. And today, we’ve got you covered. This morning started off like any other in Round Rock. We, like many others, were scrolling through Twitter while enjoying our morning coffee and glazed slice of orangish-yellow donut perfection, when something pretty darn sweet caught our eye. Apparently, a local grandma was caught up in airport security with her box of Round Rock Donuts in tow:…

Round Rock celebrates National Donut Day in “World Famous” style

See how locals are celebrating at Round Rock Donuts

Even though we pretty much consider every day #NationalDonutDay here in Round Rock, there’s no harm in indulging in a little extra sweetness, right?! Take a look at how folks are celebrating the holiday at the locally loved Round Rock Donuts: [View the story “#NationalDonutDay at Round Rock Donuts” on Storify]

Round Rock Donuts listed as one of the top 10 best shops in Texas

Our beloved Round Rock Donuts was recently listed as the No. 9 best donut shop in Texas by Wide Open Country. While we’re pretty sure they’re the best anywhere, we’ll still take the ranking as a compliment worthy of a Texas-sized (donut) celebration! Here’s what they had to say about our little slice of hometown sweet tooth heaven: “Featured on the Food Network show “Man vs. Food”, Round Rock Donuts are famous in the Austin…

Pinthouse Pizza announces plans to expand into Round Rock

Slice, slice baby! The locally famous Austin craft brewpub, Pinthouse Pizza, has announced plans to open their third location right here in Round Rock and we couldn’t be more excited! After all, who doesn’t need a family-friendly brewpub that sells pizza and craft beer right around the corner from their humble abode? Answer? No one. Because really, anyone worth their weight in deliciously melty cheese and perfectly piping hot pizza dough would know that anytime is a…

PS 35 Officially Opening May 23 in Round Rock

Get the scoop!

The following article was originally posted on Round the Rock: Located on the west side of Interstate 35 in Round Rock, PS 35, is a New York-style pizzeria and venue from Executive Chef Clint Elmore in collaboration with newly formed collective SMGB Hospitality Co.  The restaurant will feature hand-tossed, thin crust pizza, hot and cold sandwiches on fresh baked bread, a selection of inventive family-style Italian dishes, soft serve ice cream, craft beer, and cocktails…

New Chick-fil-a location in Round Rock set for May 4 grand opening

Grand opening events will begin on May 3

We’re pretty cluckin’ excited to have another Chick-fil-a call Round Rock home, aren’t you?! The new restaurant, located at 305 University Blvd., is set to open its doors to the public on Thursday, May 4 after a grand opening party. The party, referred to as “Chick-fil-A’s First 100 Celebration,” offers folks the opportunity to win a one-year supply of free Chick-fil-A meals (52 meals! The prize will be awarded to the first 100 eligible adults—ages 18…

Round Rock eateries make list of “15 Delicious Spots You Can’t Miss Along I-35”

Congrats to Greenhouse Craft Food and Round Rock Donuts!

Two local spots, Greenhouse Craft Food and Round Rock Donuts, just found themselves on a new list of the “15 Delicious Spots You Can’t Miss Along I-35” produced by Wide Open Eats. Here’s what the article had to say about them: Greenhouse Craft Food 1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd. “Farm-to-table cuisine right off I-35? Yup, it’s real. Using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, this restaurant crafts homey-yet-elevated dishes like Wagyu burgers and fried bacon dumplings with beer cheese sauce.”…

Looking to avoid SXSW?

Jack Allen's Kitchen listed among places to seek refuge!

SXSW equals serious crowds, serious traffic and seriously long lines to grab a bite of your nom nom number one foodie favorites. Solution? Head to Round Rock, of course! According to Austin 360, Jack Allen’s Kitchen is one of the top choices to seek refuge from the festival madness: http://apps.statesman.com/austin360/eats/lists/28/where-eat-avoid-sxsw/ Extra bonus? Downtown Round Rock‘s Music on Main free spring concert series is bringing folks live music and hometown family fun every Wednesday night from 6…

Details emerge on new Round Rock restaurant concept PS35

The pizza joint is expected to open sometime in April

If you haven’t already heard, now is the time to sit up straight, turn your head slightly to the right, and listen up, because there’s some delicious news floating around about what folks can expect to see at the I-35 location previously occupied by Westside Alehouse. The space will soon be occupied by a new pizza restaurant, PS35. And according to recent articles in Community Impact and the Round Rock Leader, members of the SMGB Hospitality Group (which…

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