“It’s not about how beer and food pair together,” says Jake Maddux, founder of East Austin’s upcoming restaurant, the Brewer’s Table. “It’s about how they are the same thing.” The wood-focused restaurant and brewery – which previewed its concept over the past year with pop-up dinners in Austin and around the country, and is slated to open at the end of March – brings together executive chef Zach Hunter, formerly of Fixe, and head brewer Drew Durish, from Live Oak Brewing. Over the last 12 months, the two have taught one another their respective crafts, and the result is food-focused beer and beer-focused food. Read more here.