— Bryce Gilmore has many thoughts on the slew of restaurants opening in Austin. He told Playboy: "I personally would like it to slow down a little bit. Let the people who live here kind of catch up to what’s going on."
— Texas Monthly urges everyone to "drink like a Texan" in the October issue, with Julep’s Alba Huerta from Houston on the cover. It also includes Hops & Grain and Jester King’s spontaneous fermentation, which just celebrated its fifth anniversary.
— Taco trailer Taqueria Mi Trailita is temporarily closed from today, Wednesday, September 23 to Sunday, September 27.
— Actor Samuel L. Jackson is helping produce East Texas Hot Links, a film based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play of the same name about an African-American East Texas bar.
— Austin Alfresco, the fancy glamping-with-chefs event, is being pushed back to the spring.