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Buc-ee’s Brisket Lawsuit, John Besh’s Brunch Event, and More A.M. Intel

The latest six restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Austin Bacon and Beer Festival in 2015
Austin Bacon and Beer Festival in 2015
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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.

— Buc-ee’s, Texas’ favorite road trip staple, is suing Sadler’s Smokehouse, its brisket provider, for unreasonably increasing brisket prices. Buc-ee's claims that the chain paid above the typical costs.

— No sweets and meats this weekend because the Bacon and Beer Festival is postponed until the summer "due to circumstances beyond our control," which is the apparent shutter of Fair Market.

— New Orleans chef John Besh will cook up brunch as part of NOLA, Texas Food and Music Festival on April 3 in Cedar Park. "I’m especially excited to bring my native cuisine to Austin in the form of a Besh Big Easy Brunch," he told Eater.

— Steampunk Saloon’s Facebook job event page was trolled hard by 19th century industrial enthusiasts yesterday.

— UberEats is adding a separate app and will soon expand hours beyond lunch into dinner.

— Georgetown students get to decide what goes onto the school district’s cafeteria menu through taste-testings.


1700 Highway 71 E, Bastrop, TX 78602 (979) 238-6390 Visit Website

Fair Market

1100 East 5th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 710-8832 Visit Website