— Momofuku chef/owner David Chang sure appreciates well-sliced brisket, especially when it comes from La Barbecue.
— Learn how to make Easy Tiger baker David Norman's buttermilk biscuits courtesy of Texas Monthly.
— Food Network chef Tyler Florence made sure Franklin Barbecue his first Austin stop. He’s touring Austin while promoting his wine, Blending Sessions.
— Statesman writer Michael Barnes helped downtown bar Small Victory shine the light on one of its predecessors, PK Grill, after uncovering a matchbox for the old restaurant. It seemed to be popular with students around the 1940s.
— Smithville barbecue spot Zimmerhanzel's BBQ is now open again. Co-owners Bert and Dee Dee Bunte closed up and sold the restaurant last year, but were given the opportunity to reopen under the new owners.
— Travel Channel host Samantha Brown took a tour of Broken Spoke with owner James White.
— Most likely because of F1, Circuit of the Americas topped October's liquor sales in Austin, followed by the JW Marriott.
— Austin food Instagrammers Lindsay and Morgan Vandygriff of @eatingatx really love taking photos at Elizabeth Street Cafe, brunching on South Congress, and eating Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ's tacos and Chi'lantro's kimchi fries.