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Torchy’s Tacos Truck, Cheer Up Charlie’s Boozy Popsicles, and More A.M. Intel

The latest seven restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Cheer Up Charlies' poptails.
Cheer Up Charlies' poptails.
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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.

— Torchy’s Tacos launched a traveling taco truck, decked out with the chain's devil mascot and "Damn Good" signage.

— Writer and Southern Foodways Alliance director John T. Edge hung out in Austin this weekend, visiting Olamaie, Ego’s, Garage, Small Victory, and Freedmen’s.

— Cheer Up Charlies introduced boozy popsicles, dubbed poptails, this weekend, with refreshing flavors like Texas Shandy, Michelada, and cucumber agua frescas. Even better: there are mini versions available, too.

— South Congress Hotel’s hidden-bar Watertrade, originally available just for Otoko guests, is now taking reservations from the public for 8 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.

— Michi Ramen's noodles are now completely egg-less.

— Sweets fans can make P. Terry's peach shakes, Lick Ice Creams sandwiches, and Hopdoddy Burger Bar's shakes at home with recipes from Tribeza.

— Food Republic discovers Detroit-stle pizza and includes Via 313 in its guide.

Lick Honest Ice Creams [South Lamar]

1100 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78704 (512) 363-5622 Visit Website


2402 San Gabriel Street, , TX 78705 (512) 220-0953 Visit Website


1610 San Antonio Street, , TX 78701 (512) 474-2796 Visit Website

Michi Ramen

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

Via 313 [Rainey]

61 Rainey Street, Austin, Texas 78701 (512) 609-9405 Visit Website

Ego's Lounge

510 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 474-7091

P. Terry's

404 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 473-2217 Visit Website

Torchy's Tacos

4211 Spicewood Springs Road, , TX 78759 (512) 291-7277 Visit Website


1603 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX (512) 920-6405


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

Small Victory

108 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701 (737) 701-0500