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Austin Bars React to Orlando Shooting, Alamo Drafthouse’s ‘Finding Dory’ Dessert, 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.

— The Austin Police Department is offering to train bar employees on how to respond to potential shooting scenarios, following the horrific shooting in Orlando. Oil Can Harry's, Austin's gay club stepped up security.

— KEYE caught up with Austin fire inspectors, who check to make sure that venues are safe. Stubb’s Bar-B-Q passed inspection recently, but an unnamed downtown club did not.

— Don't worry: Torchy's Taco's trailer on South 1st isn’t gone forever, it’s just temporarily closed until Friday, June 17 for inspections.

— A bunch of actors were in town over the weekend for the Austin Television Festival, and Austin 360 rounded up their dining choices, including the cast of Ugly Betty at Roaring Fork and Jim Gaffigan at Salt Lick.

— Alamo Drafthouse created the cutest Finding Dory dessert for the oceanic animated film sequel with blue Jello and candy fish.

Learn how to make Emmer & Rye's johnny cakes with pancetta, cheddar, and sauerkraut.

— From Texas Monthly editor Andrea Valdez's book, How to Be a Texan: The Manual, the writer shares her recipe for the perfect margarita.

— San Antonio is set to get a fancy french fry chain with fancier toppings, #getfried (real name). The New York state-based franchise will begin with a food truck, and then add two more spots.

Stubb's Bar-B-Q

801 Red River Street, , TX 78701 (737) 465-1218 Visit Website

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

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

Roaring Fork

4800 North Scottsdale Road, , AZ 85251 (480) 947-0795 Visit Website

Torchy's Tacos

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

The Salt Lick

18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619 (512) 858-4959 Visit Website

Oilcan Harry's

211 West 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 (512) 320-8823 Visit Website

Emmer & Rye

51 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 (512) 366-5530 Visit Website