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Matthew McConaughey at Boteco, Kyoten Trailer for Sale, and More A.M. Intel

The latest six restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

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.

Brazilian food truck Boteco got to serve Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves for her birthday.

It was such an honor to cook for Camila Alves & Matthew McConaughey. Happy birthday, Camila! #Parabéns #MinasGerais #BotecoATX

Posted by Boteco Food Truck on Monday, February 1, 2016

— Rather than opening the small takeout window spot on 823 Congress, Chi’lantro is adding a permanent truck to the location instead. It plans on opening sometime next week.

— Now that Kyoten’s trailer days are over until the brick and mortar opens in March, owner Otto Phan is selling the trailer and the 1211 East 6th Street lease for $15,000.

— Geraldine’s pastry chef Callie Speer named her favorite favorite places to eat in the city, including Via 313, Vasquez Restaurant, Titaya's, Odd Duck, Justine's, and more.

— First We Feast's list of important tacos across the country includes Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ's brisket taco. Why, yes, taco journalist Armando Rayo contributed to the list.

— Michael Symon said the barbecue offerings from Black's Barbecue in Lockhart makes for the perfect plate of food.


1324 North Shepherd Drive, , TX 77008 (281) 975-0129 Visit Website

Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ [Relocated]

7612 Brodie Lane, Austin, TX 78745 (512) 363-8520 Visit Website

Kyoten [Closed]

1211 East 6th., Austin, TX 78702 (512) 888-7559 Visit Website


916 Northeast 79th Street, , FL 33138 (786) 353-2555 Visit Website