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Eats & Bounds: Texas Tech v. Texas

Hopefully, you’re smelling something good coming from the kitchen as you’re reading this.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Maybe it’s growing up playing 3A basketball in small-town Texas, but when I think of fine team dining, I think of Furr’s Cafeteria. I assumed that our Red Raiders would be treated to a late Thanksgiving dinner at Furr’s complete with various pies served on cold plates, carrot & raisin salad, and rolls. Google gave me some bad news:

Furrs Austin

PERMANENTLY CLOSED

Now, I’m worried about the team. Maybe a nearby food truck will come to their aid. Call your congressman.

Austin, TX

Once again, I went to the twitter for some suggestions of places to grub in Austin. Our capitol has to have one of the best food scenes in the country. This list should help get you started, but I hope you’re planning on a long weekend. Thanks to Brian, @skippable, and @AnLiNaDesigns for chiming in.

Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden
79 Rainey St

Craft Pride
61 Rainey St

Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company
1305 W Oltorf St

Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery
7020 Easy Wind Dr

Easy Tiger
709 E 6th St

Clark’s Oyster Bar
1200 W 6th St

Via 313 Pizza
6705 Hwy 290

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
2438A W Anderson Ln
1400 S Congress Ave

Pinthouse Pizza & Brewpub
4729 Burnet Rd

Jester King Brewery
13187 Fitzhugh Rd

TTU Alumni PreGame Party

We would love for you to join us for a pregame party starting at noon on Nov. 26 on the corner of 18th and Trinity (see map below).

The event will be hosted by the Austin Chapter with all proceeds going to its scholarship fund. There will be a donation beer tent, while Raiders Rojo will provide the food with all funds going back to its scholarship fund.

For more information on the tailgate and to RSVP check out the Facebook event page.

Lubbock Events

Thursday, November 26th

Turkey Trot
Bayer Museum of Agriculture – 9am

Friday, November 27th

The Blue Light
South Austin Moonlighters
w/ James Cook

The Office
The New Waves

Saturday, November 28th

United Supermarkets Arena
TTU Men’s Basketball v. Hawaii – 3pm

Cactus Theater
Ryan Bingham (SOLD OUT)

The Blue Light
Randall King Band
w/ Genuine Draft

The Office
The New Waves

Jake’s
Early Morning Reign

Tuesday, December 1st

TTU Memorial Circle
57th Annual Carol of Lights – 6:30pm

The Blue Light
The Mulligan Brothers

Wednesday, December 2nd

United Supermarkets Arena
TTU Women’s Basketball v. Abilene Christian – 5:30pm
TTU Men’s Basketball v. Sam Houston State – 8pm

Wild West
Dead Day Party w/ Kevin Fowler

Ongoing Events

Moonlight Broadway
Beauty and the Beast
Nightly on 11/28 & 11/29

November 21st – December 26th
Polar Express Train Rides
Train departs at 4:30, 6:30 & 8:30pm
11/27-11/29, 12/3-12/6, 12/9-12/13,
12/15-12/23, & 12/26

November 24th – January 14th
International Cultural Center
“High and Dry XV: A photographic exhibition of peoples & places of the world’s dry lands”

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