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The bar at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.

Thao Nguyen/FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN 04/03/14Seating with natural light at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.

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A Graham Franciose painting hangs at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.

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A roasted pork jowl dish with rice, egg yolk, avocado, cucumber, pickled shallots and house sriracha at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.
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A ceviche dish with market fish, blood orange, shallot, fennel mojo, popcorn crumble, scallion ash, and potato chips at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.
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A smoked tofu dish with cauliflower, arugula, ginger, charred orange, edamame puree and olive paper at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.

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Co-owner and general manager, Victor Farnsworth with co-owner and chef Chad Dolezal at The Hightower on E 7th Street in Austin, Texas on April 3, 2014.

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