— 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.
— 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.