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Austin Kid Chef on Chopped Junior, Campus Changes on The Drag, and More A.M. Intel

The latest seven restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Guero's Taco Bar
Guero's Taco Bar
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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.

— Jack Crabb, a 13-year-old Austin child, is competing on Chopped Junior this season.

The Chronicle spoke to fast food workers in Austin who participated in the Fight for $15 nationwide strike yesterday.

— 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.

— South Congress Avenue’s Guero’s Taco Bar is closed for the rest of this week because of floor repairs. It plans on reopening on Saturday, November 14.

— 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.

The Domain

11410 Century Oaks Terrace, , TX 78758 (512) 873-8099 Visit Website

Green Gate Farms

8310 Canoga Ave, Austin, TX 78724 (512) 949-9830 Visit Website

Noodles & Company

2402 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705 (512) 499-0016 Visit Website


1412 S Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704 512 447 7688