— Austin blogger Lauren Modery frustratingly discovered one would-be bar/restaurant owner’s take on development in Austin’s east side.
— Salt & Time was included in Gestalten’s book about the new meat movement, Crafted Meat.
— Fun Fun Fun Fest staffers shared the story of how, during the 2011 festival, Misfits singer Glenn Danzig really needed a French onion soup, which wasn’t easy to find then, and a Wendy’s chicken sandwich, before he would perform. Later, another staffer got him hot dogs from Frank because catering was closed and he was really hungry.
— Orange is the New Black actress and comedian Lea DeLaria recently dined at Guero’s Taco Bar during her short stay in Austin.
— According to the Huffington Post, Austin’s most innovative chefs are a bunch of restaurant chefs, including Stella San Jac’s Michael Cerrie and Corner’s Jennifer Etzkin, along with Andrew Curren and James Robert from Fixe.