Dripping Springs dining establishment Epicure relocates, pivots business to adapt during pandemic

A photo of a charcuterie board in a takeout box
Epicure's current offerings include wine, cheese and charcuterie. (Courtesy Epicure)

Epicure's current offerings include wine, cheese and charcuterie. (Courtesy Epicure)

Wine and fine dining establishment Epicure relocated this month from its 333 Hwy. 290, Dripping Springs location to its original site, 1025 Cannon Drive, Ste. 105, in an effort to downsize amid the pandemic. Epicure closed its Hwy. 290 location in March and is currently selling wine, cheese and charcuterie for curbside pickup and local delivery.

Owner Jerry Gray said he is in the process of moving kitchen equipment to the Cannon Drive shop to enable a takeout hot food program.


"We are focused on the ways that we can expand our business, always keeping in mind that our core vision hasn’t changed since we first opened our doors. We are here to bring an outstanding food and wine experience to the people of Dripping Springs and the surrounding area," Gray said. "For now that means to-go foods eaten in your own homes. As for tomorrow? We will adapt and overcome. It’s what we do."

Gray said the restaurant will eventually open as a small “supper club”- style eatery with prix fixe menus, but a timeline has not been determined.

512-858-7300. www.epicuretx.com
By Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition. She graduated from Presbyterian College with a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing in 2017. Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio in Columbia, South Carolina before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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