— Jack Crabb, a 13-year-old Austin child, is competing on Chopped Junior this season.
— The Drag continues to change with the shutter of Colorado-based chain Noodles and Company. Nearby, construction for Urban Outfitters’ Space 24 Twenty continues, with the opening of Pizzeria Vetri very soon.
— Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson talked about popular dishes in the country with The Guardian. He described the taco quiche, which he described as "Swedish meat pie but with taco seasoning." He is coming to Austin for two pop-up dinners for his book The Nordic Cookbook with Dinner Lab later this month.
— Archer Austin, the forthcoming hotel set for The Domain, hired a general manager this week. The hotel will be home to the next location of Second Bar + Kitchen from chef David Bull and La Corsha Hospitality Group.
— Green Gate Farms might be turned into a residential development for RVs and homes.