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Vince Young’s DWI, Barbecue Tips, and More A.M. Intel

The latest five restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

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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.

— Vince Young, the former UT Longhorns quarterback, was charged with a DWI late Sunday night after drinking several beers at the W Hotel.

— Austin barbecue pitmasters shared tips for budding amateurs. The smoked meats advice included getting a including Thermapen (Bill Kerlin), emphasizing fuel (Tom Micklethwait), and salting (Evan LeRoy of Freedmen's).

— Actor Martin Starr only likes to eat Tex Mex when he's in Austin.

— Groundbreaking for hotel and residence building Austin Proper will happen in the spring and is expected to open in 2017. All of the project’s food and beverages is overseen by McGuire Moorman Hospitality.

Torchy’s Tacos on South Congress was featured as Tasting Table’s biggest opening right now in Austin.

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