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Austin Chefs’ Restaurant Wish List, Elizabeth Street Cafe Macarons, and More A.M. Intel

The latest seven restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

Statesman asked Austin chefs what types of restaurants they wished would open in Austin. Answers ranged from Middle Eastern, bagels, Asian bakeries, to more specific restaurants like Mission Chinese, Eataly, and Buttery.

Learn how to make Elizabeth Street Cafe's pretty macarons with head pastry chef Sara Berger.

— Longtime Frisco chef Roy Mallett was interviewed by Fox. He started working for the Austin classic chain in 1955 as a busboy.

Small Texas farm Richardson Farms is no longer providing pork to Kerbey Lane. Instead, the all-day local diner chain will turn to bigtime food distributor Ben E. Keith.

— Wu Tang Clan rapper GZA dined at Wu Chow recently.

— 365 by Whole Foods Market, the supermarket's line of affordable stores, has an address and projected opening date for the Cedar Park location: on 183 and East New Hope Drive sometime in 2017.

— Austin juice company Daily Greens received $5.5 million from an investor.

Wu Chow

500 West 5th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 476-2469 Visit Website

Elizabeth Street Café

1501 S 1st Street, Austin, TX 78704 512 291 2881

Whole Foods Market [Austin]

525 North Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78703 (512) 476-1206 Visit Website

Kerbey Lane Cafe [Campus]

2606 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78705 512 447 5717

The Frisco

6801 Burnet Road, , TX 78757 (512) 459-6279 Visit Website