— Austin was represented in this year's World Beer Cup awards. Circle Brewing Co.'s Archetype Historical IPA was awarded the gold medal for historical beers, Independence Brewing got gold for Power & Light Pale under the Golden or Blonde Ale category, and ABGB received the bronze for Rocket 100 under American-style lager.
— Business Insider used Foursquare data sorted the best tacos in the country. Overall, Torchy's Tacos was #1, beating Tacodeli (#6) and Veracruz All Natural (#11).
— June Rodil, the beverage director of McGuire Moorman Hospitality (Jeffrey's, Josephine House, etc.) is all about that sherry. In a conversation with Food and Wine, she said the best introduction is through sherry cocktails.
— Facebook has been bombarded with fake shows featuring ‘90s bands in local (And sometimes weird) venues, and HEB was no exception. The Texas-based supermarket chain had to acknowledge that, no, Nine Inch Nails isn’t playing the HEB on William Cannon Drive later this month.