Hometown heroes Salt & Time are seriously devoted to new wave butchery, and the Eater National mothership profiles their very Texan approach to all things meat. Their focus on custom cuts has earned the loyalty of chefs like Paul Qui, and offerings like Texas salami and slayer chops capture what it means to eat meat in Austin right this very second. Co-owners Ben Runkle and Bryan Butler talk their history with meat, the shop's wild charcuterie experimentation, and their focus, first and foremost, on community.
How Local Butchers Salt & Time Found Meaty Success
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