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Green Pastures’ Peacock Gripes, Verts Kebap’s East Coast Expansion, and More A.M. Intel

The latest three restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Green Pastures' peacock
Green Pastures' peacock
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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.

— A Green Pastures neighbor is not a fan of the elegant Southern restaurant’s peacocks. The Statesman reported that the unnamed resident filed a complaint about the birds repeatedly returning to his property.

— Austin-based Verts Kebap is eyeing an East Coast expansion next year, after receiving $20 million in backing. Co-founder and CEO Michael Heyne told Restaurant News he wants to bring doner kebaps to New York, D.C., and Boston.

— Dai Due’s Jesse Griffiths calls his staffer Morgan Angelone "The Wolf" because of the Pulp Fiction character. She also holds the mouthful of a title "Director of the New School of Traditional Cookery," where she is in charge of the restaurant's various educational classes. She shared her tips on the importance of organization with Bon Appetit.

Dai Due

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-0688 Visit Website


2530 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas 78705 Visit Website

Green Pastures

811 W Live Oak St, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 444-4747 Visit Website