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Tacodeli’s Construction Begins, Franklin Barbecue’s Video Interlude, and More A.M. Intel

The latest eight 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.

— Tacodeli’s temporary shutter on Spyglass starts today, and the taco truck will start serving tomorrow, Tuesday, May 3.

Take in the rooftop Franklin Barbecue views of the Capitol and the restaurant’s smokestacks.

checking the smokestacks with a nice view of the Capitol #tejas #txbbq #streetart #downtownaustin #smoky

A video posted by Franklin Barbecue (@franklinbbq) on

— South Congress Hotel restaurant Central Standard is closed today, Monday, May 2, for maintenance reasons.

— UT’s Daily Texan spotlighted family-run Tamale House East, Cisco’s, and El Azteca in a feature about East Austin gentrification.

Houstonia, Houston's city magazine, took a look at Austin's food truck scene, including an interesting array of Llama's Peruvian Creole, Gourdough's, Trailer Treasure, and Whole Foods’ experimental trailer.

Contribute your suggestions for Alamo Drafthouse’s Ghostbuters' themed menu. Recommendations so far include plenty of marshmallows, jello, and hot dogs.

Community Impact highlighted Sichuan River from the former owner of A+A Sichuan China, who opened up the restaurant in South Austin because the area needed good Chinese food.

— Travel magazine Afar picked its top five brunch restaurants in the city, including mostly newcomers like Sway and Wu Chow.

Cisco's Restaurant

1511 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 478-2420 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

1120 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 861-7040 Visit Website

Tamale House East

1707 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 495-9504 Visit Website


1500 Spyglass Drive, , TX 78746 (512) 732-0303 Visit Website

El Azteca [Closed]

2600 E 7th Street, Austin, TX 78702 512 477 4701

Sichuan River

4534 West Gate Boulevard, , TX 78745 (512) 892-6699 Visit Website

Central Standard

1603 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 942-0823 Visit Website