— James Beard Foundation editors shared their favorite dishes and recipes of the year. Special projects manager Anna Mowry picked Louie Mueller Barbecue’s Texas-style oven brisket. She called it "one of the most successful recipes I’ve ever made."
— Construction on South Lamar, which blocks one of the north lanes, is affecting businesses along the busy stretch of road. Sazón Mexican Cafe owner Margarito Aranda said that lunch isn’t as busy anymore because of the traffic.
— An unidentified East Side bar owner took to Reddit for an AMA. Beer profits, staffing, Yelp reviews, qualities of a good bar, and more were all discussed.