— During Austin City Limits Music Festival, it cost cookie-obsessed Tiff's Treats $17,000 for its stall at ACL Eats and "thousands of dollars" for Bananarchy to dip their chocolate-covered frozen bananas.
— Actor Pierce Brosnan and his colleagues from currently-filming television show The Son stopped by Wu Chow for dinner.
— Louisiana food museum, Southern Food & Beverage Museum, is opening a new restaurant, Toups South, from co-chefs Isaac and Amanda Toups. The menu aims to blend together education and dining. This means using the museum's working Franklin Barbecue smoker, donated by Aaron himself, for smoked meats.
— TABC found that of the bars the agency investigated during a September week, 128 sold drinks to minors (of the 1,337).
— With the launch of the new TABC app where users can report violations, KXAN examined what people were actually recording and found that many weren't valid (only 28 of the 144 were real).
— UT Longhorn football player Bryce Cottrell also has his own vodka company, Noble Wolf Vodka, which debuted over the summer. His inspiration was a character from HBO television show Entourage. Another gem: he looked for a chemist on Craigslist and paid that person $80 and a hamburger to development the alcoholic recipe.
— Easy Tiger baker David Norman talked about the importance of flour and using the very best versions of the ingredient.
— Texas public school students will be able to get free breakfasts this week, because of new program Breakfast in the Classroom.