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Shawn Cirkiel announces plans for new Spanish tapas restaurant

Matthew Odam
modam@statesman.com

Shawn Cirkiel will open Spanish tapas restaurant Bullfight on Airport Boulevard next year, the Statesman’s Michael Barnes revealed in his excellent Sunday profile of the Austin restaurateur and chef who owns Parkside, Olive & June and the Backspace, is chef partner at Chavez inside the Radisson. Barnes writes that the restaurant will be “inspired by the heat, tastes and slow pace of life in southern Spain.”

In the profile, Barnes talks to the Missouri-born chef about an important turning point in his professional and personal life, his family’s deep culinary roots, and more. Read it here.