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Regina King at Wu Chow, Michael Symon’s Favorite Austin Spots, and More A.M. Intel

The latest nine restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Cafe Josie
Cafe Josie
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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.

— Actress Regina King, who was filming HBO’s The Leftovers in Austin, dined at Wu Chow this week.

— Cafe Josie’s "The Experience," teased last month, is all-you-can-eat dinners every night starting in January. It will be $40 per person, with an extra $5 for dessert.

— The winners of Austin Food and Wine Alliance grants this year include Texas Keeper Cider, Two Hives Honey, and Meridian Hive Meadery.

— Daniel Vaughn tried out Keenan Goldis’ mac n’ cheese sausage at the Smokey Denmark.

— With the opening of Michael Symon’s Burger Joint in Urban Outfitters’ Space 24 Twenty, Austin Way asked the chef what his favorite restaurants were. His answers: Wink, Franklin Barbecue, Black’s Barbecue, Salt Lick, and Paul Qui’s places.

— Cuvee Coffee’s lawsuit against the TABC over the seizure of the cafe’s crowler machine will be heard in court soon.

— The most popular drink at Peche is the French 75, according to owner Rob Pate. He also thinks the key to being a good bartender is to listen.

— Former bartenders Kirstyn Litchfield and David Maguire are opening the Austin Shaker, a speciality liquor store on Airport Boulevard, opening sometime this month.

— Favor is testing out super fast express delivery today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where people in downtown Austin can get burgers and fries in less than 20 minutes.

Wu Chow

500 West 5th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 476-2469 Visit Website

Cafe Josie [CLOSED]

1200 W 6th St Ste B, Austin, TX 78703 (512) 322-9226 Visit Website


208 West 4th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 379-8249 Visit Website

Cuvée Coffee

2000 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 368-5636 Visit Website

Smokey Denmark's

, Austin, TX 78702