16 best new restaurants in Austin compete for Tastemaker title

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Press|

By Nicole Raney 4.4.17 | 4:40 pm Austin has no shortage of awesome new restaurants, and we're celebrating them in our 2017 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards. Sixteen of the top new restaurants in Austin will go head [...]

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Austin’s Finest Al Fresco Dining and Drinking Spots

April 17th, 2017|Categories: Press|

Hayden Walker April 4, 2017 Now that spring has officially arrived and the weather is perfect for al fresco dining or drinking.  It’s time to dine outdoors in some of Austin’s finest patios while we enjoy some of [...]

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January 31st, 2017|Categories: Press|

Eat This Now: Austin's 30 Essential Dishes January 23, 2017 Veronica Meewes Austin foodies have a lot on their proverbial plate these days. With new restaurants opening each week and plenty of oldies but goodies to [...]

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January 31st, 2017|Categories: Press|

These Desserts Inspired By Your Childhood Will Make You Feel Warm And Safe Again BY: ALLISON SANCHEZ 01.28.17 Being an adult is super stressful. We’re constantly expected to “pay our bills on time” and “do [...]

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FSR Magazine

January 31st, 2017|Categories: Press|

Sophia's Refines the Supper Club Experience BDG HOSPITALITY'S NEW AUSTIN, TEXAS, CONCEPT CAN SATISFY A GUEST FROM MID-AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT. By Danny Klein | January 2017 | Restaurant Design The night began, as so many dinners do, with a 7 [...]

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September 29th, 2016|Categories: Press|

NOW OPEN :: SOPHIA'S From the pilates reformer to your wonky swivel chair at work, you spend a lot of your time in less than comfortable positions. Treat yourself to the finer things by settling [...]

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Hospitality Design

September 29th, 2016|Categories: Press|

Sophia's Supper Club Debuts in Austin Housed in the basement of Austin’s historic 1918 Stratford Arms Building, Sophia’s supper club has opened, offering a modern twist on Italian-American cuisine. Featuring both masculine and feminine design [...]

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August 31st, 2016|Categories: Press|

8 Cozy Wine Bars Perfect for Romantic Date Nights Whether you need ideas for your first or 50th date, anyone can appreciate tempting food and a couple of glasses at a wine bar. We can [...]

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August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

First Look: Sophia's Brings Elevated Homestyle Italian to West Sixth By Veronica Meewes This weekend, Sophia’s opened in the historic space last occupied by Sandra Bullock’s Bess Bistro. Chicago’s BDG Hospitality conceptualized the Italian restaurant, which will feature [...]

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Tasting Table

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

The 10 Hottest New Rastaurants This Week From The Loyalist in Chicago to Faun in Brooklyn, here's where to dine. Austin Sophia’s: The abundance of plush sapphire chairs in the room makes this swank Italian [...]

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Restaurant Hospitality

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

Sophia’s in Austin  Opened: July 2016 By Gina LaVecchia and Lisa Jennings Chef Mark Sparacino, owner of Chicago’s Prosecco Ristorante, is moonlighting in Austin as executive chef of the Italian-American supper club concept Sophia’s. Restaurant [...]

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Culture Map Austin

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

Sexy new restaurant revealed for Sandra Bullock's shuttered space downtown. By Nicole Raney Sandra Bullock's Bess Bistro unexpectedly shuttered in September, we waited to see who would scoop up the primo West Sixth Street space. Ready your palate [...]

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Austin eater

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

Tour Sophia's, Modern Italian-American Supper Club, Opening This Week By Elizabeth Leader Smith When Italian-influenced Sophia’s opens on Friday, August 5 on West 6th Street., guests can expect traditional favorites—cacio e pepe, grilled salmon, bone-in ribeye—plus [...]

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Austin WOMAN

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

FOOD NEWS: Sophisticated Sophia's Treat your taste buds to cosmopolitan Italian creations at this suave addition to West Sixth Street. By Victoria Stowe Imagine it’s date night and, once again, you’re faced with answering the challenging [...]

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Austin Food Magazine

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Press|

Maybe it was the wine. Maybe it was Chef Mark Sparacino’s running banter as he expertly plated a sinful double pork chop (“That guy should have his own show” was a frequent comment at our [...]

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