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Bess Bistro’s New Menus; Pitster Aaron Franklin; Weirdos Loses Court Case

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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.

WEST 6TH — Take advantage of the generally nicer spring weather with Bess Bistro’s new terrace menu, including a pickle jar, and spring bar menu, including a watermelon mint julep, and kegged cocktails like vodka thyme lemonade. [EaterWire]

ZOMG BBQ — "Grease-covered, bespectacled pitster" and James Beard Award finalist Aaron Franklin was featured prominently in First We Feast’s barbecue manifesto. [First We Feast]

NORTH AUSTIN — The owners of Shuttered North Austin bar Weirdos, Jesse Fortney and his mother Cecilia, lost their court case against landlord Sharon Ma. The two sued Ma in 2013 for breach of contract and fraud, and in return, she countersued. Fortney plans on appealing the decision. [Austin Business Journal]

Bess Bistro [Closed]

500 W 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701 512 477 2377

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website