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The latest nine restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Easy Tiger's breads
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— Momofuku chef/owner David Chang sure appreciates well-sliced brisket, especially when it comes from La Barbecue.

Thank you @la_barbecue & Alison. You guys are the best. This was an epic day when I first had your Bbq!!

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— San Antonio food writer Mike Sutter has the latest on the city's newest barbecue joint 2M Smokehouse, run by former La Barbecue pitmaster Esaul Ramos. It opens tomorrow, Friday, December 3.

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.

Small Victory

108 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website

la Barbecue

2401 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 605-9696 Visit Website

Broken Spoke

3201 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 442-6189 Visit Website

Easy Tiger

3508 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 964-8229 Visit Website

Circuit of The Americas

9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617 (512) 301-6600 Visit Website

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