— Would you eat snake? The question arises with the opening of game meat-obsessed Tim Love’s Lonesome Dove Austin, where rabbit-rattlesnake sausage is on the menu. The Chronicle explores sourcing the reptile meat, the history behind its uses, and how it's prepared in Austin. At Sway, there was chunky rattlesnake cakes.
— Johnny Fugitt, author of The 100 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America spoke to Bon Appetit about his ranking methods, which led to Kerlin Barbecue’s sweet placement at the top of the list. Fugitt loved the bark, sauce, sides, and the appeal of "a mom-and-pop trailer that deserves national attention," he said.
— Starbucks made the wrong call and added a barbecue beef brisket sandwich to its menu. No one in Austin will order this.