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Making Money Off the Franklin Line, Mischief at Torchy's Tacos, and More

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Desmond of BBQ Fast Pass
Desmond of BBQ Fast Pass
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ZOMG BBQ BBQ Fast Pass entrepreneur Desmond Roldan tells NPR, "People know me. I'm a big deal." The public radio station catches up with Roldan and others making a living off the massive lines at Franklin Barbecue. They also spoke with
Annie Welbes, who sells coffee to folks waiting in line.

PRANK CAM — You said you wanted those tacos with a side of improv? Probably not, but Tilted Chair Creative and PGraph pull some stunts on customers at Torchy's Tacos and Buzzfeed has the GIFs to prove it.

BOOK CLUBAustin American-Statesman looks at Taking the Heat: Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen, the new book from Texas State sociologists Deborah A. Harris and Patti Giuffre. Writer Addie Broyles asks the question, "Are female chefs the key to happier restaurant kitchens?"