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Independence Brewing Co.
Independence Brewing Co.
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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.

— Daniel Vaughn, Texas Monthly's barbecue editor, took to Time to create an eight-stop barbecue road trip list. He added on Twitter that he originally included Snow’s BBQ, too, but it was left off because of editing most likely.

— Oddly-named pizza and beer chain Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom, from Colorado, is looking to open in Austin. Its first Texas locations include Tyler and Waco.

— Craft Beer Austin put together a great guide to impending breweries to the Austin-area, including newcomers like Feral Tun Brewing, Suds Monkey Brewing, and Sam Bass Brewing Company.

— New York City alt-weekly Village Voice hung out with the country's best pitmasters as they prepped for the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, including Salt Lick’s giant party.

— California brewery Lagunitas Brewing Company is investing in Independence Brewing Co.

— Meal kit company Farmhouse Delivery, which sources from various local farms, is using former chef and butcher from Dai Due, Kerbey Lane, and Vesapio, to host special rotating dishes dubbed the Farmhouse Supper Club.

— Wanderu lists Austin as the 12th biggest party city in Austin, with a high number of bars and music spots.

— The family behind Texas supermarket chain HEB, the Butts, are listed as the 23rd richest family in the country, according to Forbes.

Architectural Digest thinks Peche is a pretty whiskey bar.

— Cheer Up Charlie's isn't happy over Paperboy's similar shade covering, as seen over on Reddit.


7015 Village Center Drive, , TX 78731 (512) 502-8445 Visit Website


208 West 4th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 379-8249 Visit Website

Independence Brewing Co.

3913 Todd Lane, , TX 78744 (512) 707-0099 Visit Website

Cheer Up Charlie's

900 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 431-2133 Visit Website

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

5319 E Mockingbird Ln Ste 100, Dallas, TX 75206 (214) 821-5700

The Salt Lick

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