— More panels for next year’s SXSW and SouthBites were announced. This includes one on early Central and South American food with San Antonio's Diego Galicia from Restaurant Mixtli, another on rising chefs with Ludo Lefebvre of Trois Mec and Petit Trois, and one more with 3D printed food.
— F1 racing driver Daniel Ricciardo will be slinging kimchi fries at Chi’Lantro truck on Rio Grande for a Red Bull/Sky TV segment in anticipation of Grand Prix this weekend at Circuit of Americas. He’ll be there from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 22.
— A potential new courthouse is being considered for downtown Austin at 4th Street and Guadalupe, which might include a restaurant, according to Belinda Powell, the strategic resource planning manager for Travis County.