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Selena Gomez’s Whataburger Order, Beer Truck Spill, and More A.M. Intel

The latest 11 restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now.

Pueblo Viejo
Pueblo Viejo
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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.

— Singer Selena Gomez's Whataburger order: chicken tenders, Texas toast, and fries, with gravy on the side. The burger chain was pleased.

— The La Barbecue team shared their go-to spots in Austin, including Whisler's and Thai Kun, The White Horse, and breakfast tacos from Pueblo Viejo.

Texas Monthly spoke to Tim Love ahead of Austin Food and Wine Festival next month, about his restaurant expansions, his television show Restaurant Startup, and his favorite Austin restaurants and bars (Clark's, Odd Duck, JuiceLand, Garage, and East Side King Thai Kun).

Yesterday morning, a beer truck from Ben E. Keith Co. crashed and spilled the hoppy goods on 2222. No one was hurt.

— An alleged groping incident at the Dogwood on West 6th led to an assault and homicide this month.

— Also in Whataburger news, there was a fake promotion claiming the chain would sell $1 dollar burgers yesterday.

— Estately mapped out the country's restaurants, finding that Austin is best for food trucks and Tex Mex, and isn't great with Chinese spots.

— Cocktail ingredient maker Liber & Co received money during last night's episode of Billion Dollar Buyer.

— A group of teenagers broke into a house in Pflugerville, hung out in the trailer, and ate cereal.

— Austin Cocktails, the local company that sells mixed drinks in bottles, will set up shop in Madison Square Garden out in New York City.

— The man behind Surf Ohio apparel and products is expanding the line to Austin, and with that, he is looking to create a special beer with Solid Rock Brewing to go along with his expansion.

Pueblo Viejo

502 Brushy Street, , TX 78702 (512) 373-6557 Visit Website

Clark's Oyster Bar

1200 West 6th Street, , TX 78703 (512) 297-2525 Visit Website


601 Barton Springs Road, , TX 78704 (512) 477-9586 Visit Website


1816 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 480-0781 Visit Website

Dogwood Austin

715 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 531-9062 Visit Website

la Barbecue

2401 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 Visit Website


1130 Broadway, , WA 98122 (206) 322-2296 Visit Website

Odd Duck

939 South 2nd Street, , WI 53204 (414) 763-5881 Visit Website

East Side King Thai-kun

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

The White Horse

500 Comal Street, , TX 78702 (512) 553-6756 Visit Website


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