— Pflugerville's Brotherton Barbecue teamed up with Round Rock’s Fire and Ice Pizza for a special barbecue pie, full of brisket, barbecue sauce, and pickled onions and spicy pickles. A portion of the sales will go towards Veteran Outdoors.
— For Veterans Day, Statesman spoke to veterans currently in the service industry, like Brewer's Table's Jake Maddux, who kept a list of his favorite beers while stationed in South and Central America.
— Wall Street Journal gets its breakfast taco on, breaking down Austin's offerings from traditional (Veracruz All Natural), barbecue (Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ), to trendy (Delicious).
— Texas-style barbecue is now a thing in Toronto. One pitmaster was inspired to do his own thing after eating at Franklin Barbecue for the first time.
— Steakhouse chain Ruth's Chris Steak House underwent renovations that cost over $1 million, according to Austin Business Journal, which included opening up the previously dim place.
— Easy Tiger was closed for lunch yesterday because of a fire in the kitchen (though the bakery and beer garden remained opened), but quickly reopened for dinner. No one was hurt.
— Without mentioning food trucks, Food & Wine called out Austin as a good city for street food, mentioning kimchi fries from Chi’lantro.