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Bankruptcy for Z’Tejas, La Barbecue’s New Sandwich, and More A.M. Intel

The latest four restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Z'Tejas on West Sixth
Z'Tejas on West Sixth
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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.

— Z’Tejas, the Austin-born Southwestern restaurant chain, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week. The deal will include selling the company to Cornbread Ventures. There are three locations in Austin. Update, July 31, 3:30 p.m.: Despite this, the restaurant chain will still remain open, according to a rep.

— Learn how to bake Lucy’s Fried Chicken’s summer-ready sweet tea pie for yourself.

— La Barbecue is adding a new sandwich to its menu starting on Wednesday, July 29: The Javiachie. It’s the trailer’s take on Chicago-style hot dogs with Texas hot guts.

Delve into the history of County Line, the 40-year-old Texas barbecue chain.

County Line on the Lake

5204 Ranch Road 2222, , TX 78731 (512) 346-3664 Visit Website

la Barbecue

2401 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 Visit Website


1110 West 6th Street, , TX 78703 (512) 478-5355 Visit Website

Lucy's Fried Chicken

2218 College Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 297-2423 Visit Website