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Texas’ Favorite Burger Chain; Austin Chefs’ Favorite Holiday Fare; Dai Due’s Ladies Steak Night

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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

BURGER WIRE — The most sought-after burger chain in Texas isn’t the popular West Coast-import In ‘N Out, according to Thrillist. Instead, it’s the ubiquitous Texas-born Whataburger, which is also happens to be favored in southeast Utah. [CultureMap]

HOLIDAY WIREAustin Way spoke to Austin chefs about the stories behind their favorite holiday dishes. Lenoir's Jessica Maher makes her annual persimmon rum pudding cake, St. Philip's Kerstin Bellah goes savory with her grandmother's green bean casserole, and Jack Gilmore's wife LuAnn bakes a chocolate, pecan, and coconut bomb. [EaterWire]

CHERRY WOOD — CultureMap spent an evening dining at Dai Due’s ladies steak night. Butcher shop manager Julia Poplawsky came up with the idea so that the restaurant could use every ounce of meat from their cow delivery. [CultureMap]

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