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What, The Fork?

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Hyde Park Fork stands in front of Hyde Park Bar & Grill on Duval, a beacon of comfort food since 1982.

Have an idea for what should go on The Fork? Enter your suggestion below and you’ll be entered into our monthly What The Fork drawing for a Hyde Park Friend of The Fork gift card!

Known as one of Austin’s most stylish eating utensils, The Fork has worn a wide variety of accoutrements and ensembles.

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Thanksgiving Fork

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Valentine Fork

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Longhorn Fork

World eat here fork, night

World Eat Here Fork

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Heirloom Tomato Fork

Christo homage fork

Christo Homage Fork

Memphis Sandwich fork

Memphis Fork

Salvador Dali Fork

Salvador Dali Fork

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Hand On Fork

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30th Anniversary Fork

Feeling Fork inspired? Send us your suggestion for the next Fork art now!

What’s Your Austin Story?

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How did YOU become an Austinite? In a town where hundreds of people are moving to our city each week, everyone’s got an “Austin Story.” What’s YOUR story?

 

Did you come for the music? The IT opportunities? The start-up culture? By complete accident? Whether you planned your move to Austin or you arrived (and stayed!) by serendipity, tell us how YOU got to Austin! Share your story on our Hyde Park WESTGATE Facebook page or our Hyde Park DUVAL Facebook page– the best story (voted by most ‘likes’ ) wins a Hyde Park Bar & Grill Gift Card!
(Contest ends 1/7/16)

 

Hyde Park Fries Named in Food Network’s Top 10!

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Hyde Park Bar & Grill French Fries in

Food Network Magazine in America’s 10 Best French Fries

Our fries garnered top honors in Food Network Magazine’s search for the 10 best French fries in the USA! Look for us in space #7 on the list. 

We’ve added this award to being listed in People Magazine’s listing of our fries in the 15 Best French Fries in America list.

Both nationally-recognized publications conducted thorough, nation-wide searches for the best French fries in America, singling out Hyde Park’s buttermilk-dipped, seasoned-flour breaded, hand cut Idaho potato fries with the signature mayo-jalapeno sauce for top honors.

We celebrated our award with 1/2 price fries on National French Fry Day, Monday, July 13, 2015!

 

FYI on Open Carry

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With all due respect to those who may feel otherwise, the comfort and safety of our customers is our highest concern.

Therefore, we join with our fellow Austin Original businesses including Kerbey Lane, Taco Deli, Trudy’s, Franklin’s BBQ, and Amy’s Ice Cream in prohibiting open carry of firearms at all Hyde Park Bar & Grill establishments.

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David Fridlund’s Art at Hyde Park on Duval, Dec 6 – Jan 16th, Art Party Dec 7!

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David Fridlund’s collection “Remnants of Weird” captures Austin in transition.

We’re pleased to display paintings by David Fridlund

at Hyde Park Bar & Grill on Duval, Dec 6 – Jan 16th

David Fridlund isn’t a native Austinite by any means, but in his seven years as an Austin resident, the Swedish-born artist has created some of the most poignant Austin-themed art the city has ever seen.

Offering an interesting perspective as an Austin transplant who arrived at the crux of the transformation of Austin from a small, ‘weird’ city to a fast-growing “big city,” Fridlund’s “Remnants of Weird” collection strikes a chord with both new and long-time Austinites.

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Fridlund’s work captures Austin in transition. “Tiniest Bar Seems Even Tinier Now”

Hyde Park bar & Grill, an Austin-original restaurant, is pleased to host Fridlund’s Austin-themed collection as both a “celebration of life” for the city we once knew and an open-arms welcome to the newcomers of Austin.

Fridlund’s pieces will be displayed Dec 6-Jan 16, with an Art Opening Party on Dec 7th from 5-7pm. We invite all Austinites both new and “old” to come see a veritable piece of history in the making,  the changing scene of Austin,  recorded using colored pencils.

Death or rebirth? It’s all in your point of view.

We’ll conduct an in-depth interview with the Artist on Dec 6th, and invite you to leave any questions you have for Fridlund in the comments of this post!

David Fridlund Two Churches

“Two Churches”

 

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“Sam’s Auto”

 

FROM THE ARTIST:

Art exhibition opening. This is the first time I am showing my work at a larger scale! I have been working for a couple of years now on a series of pictures from around Austin; places that are being torn down, altered or just places that I find attractive and beautiful or somehow interesting. I work with color pencils on paper.

 

 

 

 

Let’s Talk Turkey

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Nothing says Happy Holidays quite like a delicious roast turkey!

Roast Turkey created by Dale Whistler, the artist responsible for some of the coolest public art in Austin!

Yours for all tine,

Hyde Park Fork

 

PS I’m always open to your ideas on what should be on the Fork next! Put your suggestions in the comments on this page.

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Take Home A Fried Turkey For Thanksgiving!

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Thanksgiving at your place?   Take home a Hyde Park Louisiana-Style Fried Turkey!

ORDER NOW — We Sell Out Every Year — CALL (512) 899 2700

Hyde Park Bar & Grill South in Austin, TX is again offering a limited number of Cajun Fried Turkeys for Thanksgiving.  You’ll pick up your fried bird at our south location at 4521 WestGate on Tuesday or Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Our turkey team has mastered the dangerous art of deep frying turkeys.  (Don’t try this at home!)  Gobblers are injected with a 5-spice Cajun seasoning before taking the plunge into our state-of-the-art frying system. It’s an incredibly flavorful turkey — a juicy moist bird with a crisp golden skin.

Your $70, pre-paid turkey order includes:

  • a 12 – 14 pound turkey, fried with signature Cajun seasoning in classic Louisiana style (feeds 5 – 8, depending on appetite)
  • oven bag packaging, ready for warming
  • warming instructions
  • pick up turkeys at Hyde Park WestGate only

Hurry!  Quantities Are Limited.

Orders taken starting: Monday, Nov 1.

TO ORDER CALL (512) 899 2700: 

Prefer to eat at the restaurant?  We’ll be open Thanksgiving Day, 2015 for our 22nd Thanksgiving Feast!

 

 

Janna Sammon & Julie Pelaez Art at Hyde Park WestGate

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work by Janna Sammon & Julie Peleaz

We’re pleased to display paintings by

at Hyde Park Bar & Grill WestGate

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how did i get into this — painting by Jana Sammon

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Buoyancy, by alcohol ink artist Julie Peleaz

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:

JANNA SAMMON

I am mother. wife. artist. working daily to create my life in as many small steps as it takes. Trying my hardest to laugh. play. listen. trust and let go every step of the way. Some days are certainly easier than others. One thing is for sure, I will always have parts of this badass little girl inside.

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XO,

Janna

 

JULIE PELEAZ

ARTIST STATEMENT //
At times, we have that inner voice compelling us to plan ahead, rush to the next task so we can check off those boxes, or stick to the routine so as not to rock the boat. Experimenting with alcohol inks commands me to be in the present moment and extinguish that voice as I respond and surrender to the viscous story unfolding in front of me. There is a natural, intuitive conversation that takes place between myself and the medium, as I explore feelings of liberation, transformative growth and taking chances.

PROCESS //
Alcohol Inks are a relatively new medium in the fine art world. The inks come in dropper bottles and are applied to a heat-resistant smooth surface. Varying amounts of rubbing alcohol are poured to dilute the pigment, and the flow of the ink is directed by a heat emboss tool that blows hot air. It is a bit of a science experiment depending on the order of application, the flow of the ink, and the direction and closeness of the hot air. The beauty of the finished product is the result of a give and take between artist and medium, where influence transcends control.