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The latest nine 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.

— Actor Nick Offerman loves Texas barbecue so much, that he grabbed and enjoyed brisket from Whole Foods last Friday.

—Hops & Grain will soon start selling beers by the glass (as opposed to making customers buy the glasses into which they then could pour beer) on June 1, after going through a long conditional use permit process for the past two years for approvals.

— Launderette's Rene Ortiz is looking for an executive chef to help him in the Holly Street restaurant's kitchen.

— Relatedly, learn how to make pastry chef Laura Sawicki's ice cream birthday cake, which includes fudge and rainbow sprinkles.

— Actress Olivia Munn partied up in Austin for her friend's bachelorette party, which included dinner at Swift's Attic.

—A S&H Donut customer started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for the doughnut shop's owner, who had a stroke recently and is currently in a coma, and his family.

— Bacon and chocolate come together for Salt and Time's special collaboration with chocolate shop Srsly Chocolate bar, available at the butcher shop/restaurant.

—Juniper pastry chef Kerstin Bellah talked about drinking with Her post-work drinks are rose and Negronis, and her favorite drinking spots are Fixe and The Liberty.

—The East Riverside block where Emo's and now Buzz Mill Coffee's Grizzly Hall was purchased by real estate company Preisium Group.

— Jobs listing site Joby named being a restaurant manager as a good work transition for those who used to drive for Uber and Lyft, because "the possibilities are endless."


2115 Holly Street, , TX 78702 (512) 382-1599 Visit Website

Swift's Attic

315 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701 (512) 482-8842 Visit Website

Hops & Grain

507 Calles St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 914-2467 Visit Website

Salt & Time

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

Whole Foods Market [Austin]

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


8490 Sunset Boulevard, , CA 90069 (424) 281-1890 Visit Website

SH Donuts

Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78723 (512) 926-6094