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Central Market Stops Mast Brothers Chocolate Orders, Torchy’s Tacos Denies Open Carry, and More A.M. Intel

The latest four restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

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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.

— Central Market is stopping all orders of Mast Brothers Chocolate in light of the recent scandal. The owners admitted that early renditions of the bars weren’t made from scratch.

— Both Torchy’s Tacos and Guero’s are opting out of open carry, which goes into effect on Friday, January 1. The taco restaurants are joining HEB, Whole Foods, and Whataburger in the open carry ban, which goes into effect Friday, January 1.

Fargo actor Jesse Plemons gave Salt & Time a signed apron from his character’s butcher shop on the show. To prep for the role, he shadowed the East 7th butchers earlier this year.

— Three teen boys were charged with stealing a car from a pizza delivery person and attempting to run the man over yesterday.

Salt & Time

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1383 Visit Website

Central Market

4001 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78756 (713) 386-1700 Visit Website

Torchy's Tacos

4211 Spicewood Springs Road, , TX 78759 (512) 291-7277 Visit Website


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