— Forbes deep dives into the makings of June's wine list, which comes in a hand-drawn and written zine, featuring the restaurant's namesake June Rodil's curated list.
— Chef Philip Speer is looking for back of house staff for his Allandale restaurant Bonhomie, due to open next month.
— There was a fire in Salt Lick's kitchen last night in Driftwood, but that won't stop the barbecue restaurant from opening today at 11 a.m.
— Texas Zebo, the company behind late night coffee and cocktail lounge Halcyon and San Antonio's Neapolitan pizzeria and beer pub Stella Public House, is seeking crowdfunding investments for its Mueller expansions (and Dallas, too). It's looking for anywhere between $100,000 to $500,00 and so far it's raised over $66,000.
— Temporary food truck shutter: Everyone's favorite newcomer Thai food trailer Dee Dee is closed until Wednesday, January 18, so you'll have to wait for that om gai.
— Craft Beer Austin takes a look back at the Austin area's beer year, including the list of breweries that have opened so far as compared to previous years, shutters, and more.