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Cool Store’s Shutter, Michi Ramen Open on Mondays, 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.

— Cool Store, the East 6th Street convenience store, is shutting down this weekend. Lazarus Brewing is taking its place.

Texas Monthly pondered why certain bars on Dirty Sixth shut down last weekend during the Texas Relays, which has been happening for some time.

— Relatedly, Chronicle dove into why the Austin Police Department erected wide barricades in the middle of Dirty Sixth during SXSW, leaving less space for the crowds.

— Both locations of Michi Ramen will now open on Mondays starting on April 11.

— Supreme Court of the United States Justice Clarence Thomas enjoyed a meal at Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew with Supreme Court of Texas Justice Don Willett last night.

— Salt & Time was included in Bon Appetit’s list of favorite butcher shops, because of its restaurant component.

— East Side King Thai Kun's Thai Changthong is the next Austin Food & Wine Festival chef spotlighted in Texas Monthly this week. He talked about his Thailand childhood and his favorite Thai restaurants (Thai Passion, Titaya's).

6th Street Cool Store

1900 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 524-2665

Salt & Time

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1383 Visit Website

Michi Ramen

6519 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78752 (512) 386-1908 Visit Website

Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

6610 N Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78757 Visit Website

East Side King Thai-kun

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