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NY Post Raves About Emmer & Rye, UberEats Expands, and More A.M. Intel

The latest twelve restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Emmer & Rye
Emmer & Rye
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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.

— After consulting Eater’s heatmap, the NY Post hit up Emmer & Rye and called it potentially "America's best restaurant."

— Vice Munchies spent some time with Olamaie's Michael Fojtasek, talking about his and Grae Nonas' special brand of Southern cuisine.

— Bribery Bakery's Mueller location is now open on Tuesdays, so more sweets and booze for everyone.

— UberEats is expanding its delivery coverage, now stretching into the Arboretum, Domain, and Anderson Lane in the north, and down to William Cannon in the south. Despite the ridesharing aspect of the program leaving the city in May, the food delivery portion is still running strong. There is already a standalone app.

Statesman critic Matthew Odam shared his Austin and San Antonio dining picks for Food & Wine. From his home town, he recommends Apis, Cafe No Se, and Dai Due.

— After The Gatsby owner Scott Cook was hit by another car while on his motorcycle and suffered several major injuries, friends started a GoFundMe page to help him and his family raise money for his medical expenses and the upcoming birth of his daughter.

— According to Alignable and First Data, Austin has the highest average number of sales from the past six months.

Learn how to make some tiki drinks courtesy of Drink.Well/Backbeat's Jessica Sanders over on Camille Styles’ website.

— Vocativ took a look at the state of Austin without Uber and Lyft, finding that DWI arrests were slightly higher number of DWIs and bartenders who are more apt to cut off customers.

— Swift’s Attic chef Zack Northcutt is popping up on The Travel Channel’s Deep Fried America, showing off his browned The Cow of Monte Cristo burger. The episode airs at 12:30 p.m.

— While Dallas chef John Tesar is still interested in expanding Knife to Austin, he is wary of opening many restaurants at once.

Swift's Attic

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


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

Dai Due

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-0688 Visit Website


207 East 53rd Street, , TX 78751 (512) 614-6683 Visit Website

Apis Restaurant & Apiary

23526 Texas 71, , TX 78669 (512) 436-8918 Visit Website

Emmer & Rye

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

Bribery Bakery [Mueller] [Closed]

1900 Simond Ave Ste 300, Austin, TX 78723

Cafe No Sé

1603 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 942-2061

The Gatsby

708 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 320-1526 Visit Website