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Garbo’s and Stella San Jac’s New Chefs; More

What are Austin’s best road trip restaurants?

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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.

CHEF SHUFFLE — Garbo’s Restaurant added a new executive chef, Mario Fortuna, and pastry chef, Alexandra Lee, to its brick and mortar team while the truck wraps up its residency at Wonderland. Fortuna was previously at Buddakan and events as part of the Stephen Starr Company. Lee worked with him at Le Grenouille. [EaterWire]

CHEF SHUFFLEThe Westin restaurant Stella San Jac hired a new executive chef, too: Michael Cerrie. He moved to Austin for the position from Pennsylvania. [EaterWire]

GUIDES — Reservations app OpenTable created illustrated guides to road trip dining destinations using bookings and searches. For Austin, it’s somehow Perla’s, Dai Due, and Parkside. [EaterWire]

Dai Due

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-0688 Visit Website


12709 North Mopac Expressway, , TX 78727 (512) 350-9814 Visit Website


2135 North Willis Boulevard, , OR 97217 (503) 719-6826 Visit Website


1400 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 291-7300 Visit Website

Stella San Jac

310 East 5th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 792-5648 Visit Website