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Two Hands Coffee Renamed to Apanas, Sonic’s Electric Car Charging Stations, and More A.M. Intel

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Apanas Coffee
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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.

— Two Hands Coffee is now called Apanas Coffee & Beer, as to not be confused with Two Hands in New York. Apanas has a location in Rock Rose, with a second cafe slated for South Congress.

— Dana Blanchard is trying to bring Austin barbecue to Los Angeles, and he's looking to hire an Austin pitmaster.

— Drive-in chain Sonic is experimenting with offering charging stations for electric cars out in Boerne, Texas, as well as Westminster, Colorado, because everyone should always be charging, especially when you’re eating.

— takes issue with PureWow's pick for Texas' iconic restaurant, Salt Lick. The website suggests Franklin Barbecue, Black's Barbecue, or Pecan Lodge as suitable replacements.

— On the other hand, PureWow did put Franklin Barbecue, Kerlin BBQ, and Black’s Barbecue on its best barbecue list.

Austin Business Journal discovered that total alcohol sales dropped a bit last month, but individual bar sales were a little higher. JW Marriott was the leader of the pack again.

— Brooklyn Decker talked up her Austin favorites Uchiko, Josephine House, and Garage to The Telegraph.

Josephine House

1601 Waterston Avenue, , TX 78703 (512) 477-5584 Visit Website


1801 Post Oak Boulevard, , TX 77056 (512) 916-4808 Visit Website

Black's Barbecue

215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644 (512) 398-2712 Visit Website

Apana's Coffee & Beer

11501 Rock Rose Ave, Suite 118, Austin, TX 78758 (512) 520-2822

SONIC Drive In

1901 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741 (512) 385-1240 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

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

Kerlin BBQ

2207 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 412-5588 Visit Website

Apanas Rock Rose [Closed]

11501 Rock Rose Avenue, Austin, Texas 78758

The Salt Lick

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