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‘Tacos of Texas’ Video, Popular Restaurants During SXSW, and More A.M. Intel

The latest eight restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que
Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que
Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que/Facebook
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.

— Taco journalists Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece, with Beef Loving Texans, released a video for their second book The Tacos of Texas, featuring interviews with Miguel Vidal of Valentina's Tex Mex Barbecue and Texas Monthly's Daniel Vaughn.

Texas has two food groups: BBQ and Tacos. Learn more about a food culture that's ingrained in the fabric of Texan families. Taco Journalism Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ

Posted by BEEF Loving Texans on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

— Foursquare determined that Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que was very, very busy during SXSW, along with Voodoo Doughnut, East Side King Thai Kun, and Geraldine’s.

— Plaza Saltillo’s redevelopment includes includes preservation and revamping of Scoot Inn and retail additions. The plan still needs to be approved by the Capital Metro board.

— Patika is looking to add an "Australian-style" brunch, and new menu items.

— Club 1808 (which is now closed), and SXSW founders aren't being included in the SXSW lawsuit about the 2014 crash now.

Statesman writer Michael Barnes took a deeper look at Boggy Creek Farm on the 175th birthday of its building, along with the French Legation.

— The Austin Fire Department can't tell what started the fire next door to Gourdough's Public House on Wednesday night.

— JuiceLand's Matt Shook spoke to Austin Business Journal, where he shared his favorite record.


605 Davis Street, , TX 78701 (512) 476-4755 Visit Website

Boggy Creek Farms

3414 Lyons Rd, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 926-4650 Visit Website


2159 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 Visit Website

Scoot Inn

1308 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 478-6200 Visit Website

Gourdough's Public House [Closed]

209 W 5th St Ste B, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 588-5222 Visit Website

East Side King Thai-kun

1104 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 407-8166

Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que

217 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701 (512) 474-4227 Visit Website


120 East 4th Street, , TX 78701 (737) 300-2120 Visit Website

Voodoo Doughnut

3715 Washington Avenue, , TX 77007 (346) 802-3138 Visit Website