AIRPORT — Eater photographer/tipster Patrick Michels sends along a picture of noted greasy spoon Stallion Grill remade into a 'Big Kahuna Burger.' Tarantino fans, sorry to disappoint, but the transformation was only temporary. Texas Monthly reports that Robert Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn TV Series was filming there. [Eaterwire/TM]
SOUTH FIRST — Fair Bean Coffee has announced via Facebook that Jay Guidry, previously of Somnio's, will be their 'Resident Executive Chef' through Spring 2014. Somnio's specialized in "South Austin cuisine" and shuttered in 2011.
NORTH LAMAR — Barbecue joint Stiles Switch is offering 12 Days of Smoked Meats this holiday season starting Tuesday, December 10. It's like an advent calendar, but with every possible different kind of smoked meat. Check out the full line-up below.
Tuesday, December 10th: Smoked Pork Loin Stuffed with Cornbread & Spicy Sausage
Wednesday, December 11th: Smoked Turkey Legs
Thursday, December 12th: Bacon Wrapped Smoked Quail
Friday, December 13th: Smoked Alligator Kabobs
Saturday, December 14th: Cajun Christmas: Adeline's Smoked Chicken & Sausage Gumbo with Bread Pudding
Sunday, December 15th: Smoked Pork Chop on a Stick
Monday, December 16th:CLOSED
Tuesday, December 17th: Pit Smoked Prime Rib
Wednesday, December 18th: Smoked 8oz. Bone In Ribeye
Thursday, December 19th: Brisket Meatloaf
Friday, December 20st: Smoked Ham & Sweet Potatoes
Saturday, December 21nd: Brisket Stew with house made cornbread
Sunday, December 22rd: Stiles Switch Brisket Tamales