SOUTH LAMAR — The Austin Post reports that it's curtains for the Taco Cabana at the corner of Riverside and South Lamar. A luxury apartment tower will supplant it, much to the consternation of local neighborhood groups. Demolition will begin next summer. [Austin Post]
COCKTAILWIRE — CultureMap listicles ten fall cocktails now on menus around Austin. Craft cocktail offerings from Bar Congress, Drink.Well, and Qui rub elbows with Sullivan's Salted Caramel Apple Martini, which includes both Pinnacle Whipped Vodka and Sour Apple Pucker. [CultureMap]
DOWNTOWN — Hotly anticipated Gus's Fried Chicken, the Memphis-based mini-chain whose chicken has provoked at least one fistfight, is getting closer to their fall opening. Poached has a posting looking for a GM.