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The Historic Victory Grill

The Historic Victory Grill

[First appeared in “Culture Map: Austin,” August 2011 | Revised: October 2016]
 
 
The house lights are dim; my mind wanders in a different era— the sounds of B.B. King, T.D. Bell, Ike & Tina Turner, Billie Holiday surround me …
I sit in the Kovac Room, the Victory Grill’s famed Chitlin’ Circuit venue.