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Franklin Barbecue Pricing, Cedar Park’s Restaurant Boom, and More A.M. Intel

The latest eight restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Dirty Martin's
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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.

— The Harvard Business Review explains why Franklin Barbecue doesn’t raise its prices: so it is reliable to customers.

— The man behind fictional restaurant websites Lil’ Buco and Abbrev’s, comedian and Quality Seafoods line cook Danny Palumbo, is working on a third parody website.

— Amy’s Ice Creams won the title of the most "Austintatious" business in the city for the second time from Austin Business Journal.

— Austin is a good town for boozy cider, according to the Huffington Post, citing Eastciders and Argus Cidery as examples.

Community Impact examined the restaurant boom in Cedar Park. In 2014, there were about 20 restaurants that opened.

— Jim Hasslocher, the founder of greasy spoon chain Jim’s Restaurants, passed away yesterday. There are three locations in Austin.

— The classic campus hang Dirty Martin’s is now open for breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m., Thursday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon on the weekends.

— Dripping Springs whiskey producer Swift Distillery was one of the runner-ups in Garden & Gun’s Made in the South Awards this year.

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website

Amy's Ice Creams

1301 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 440-7488

Argus Cidery

12345 Paul's Valley Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78737 (512) 288-0801

Jim's Restaurant

9091 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78758 (512) 837-1119 Visit Website

Dirty Martin's Place

2808 Guadalupe Street, , TX 78705 (512) 477-3173 Visit Website