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9 restaurants lending a helping hand with warm, free food

Idle Hands is offering free meals today, including its Cubanos and fries. (Idle Hands/Instagram)

The power is out, streets are icy, grocery stores are emptying, and you might be wondering where to get your next meal. Here's a list of places offering free food during this difficult time.


Austinites are encouraged to stay off the roads and walk to locations. Meals are limited and could be finished before the time listed in the businesses' Instagram post.


Burro Cheese, 80 Rainey St.

Hestia, 607 W. 3rd St.

Idle Hands Austin, 85 Rainey St.

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