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Domino’s Pizza Car Crash, Eastside Cafe’s Closed Days, and More A.M. Intel

The latest seven 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.

— A man speeding on Steck Avenue crashed his car into Domino’s Pizza on Mesa Drive early Sunday morning. He passed away on the scene after being extracted from his car.

Wine Spectator's awards for the best restaurant wine offerings include Jeffrey's, Parkside, Vince Young Steakhouse, Bartlett's, and others.

— Eastside Cafe is closed just for today, July 11, and will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, July 12. The restaurant will also close down on July 18 and July 19.

— Kome won't serve lunch today, Monday, July 11, because of a computer system installation. It will open for dinner at 5 p.m.

— New York chef Jonathan Kavourakis' favorite barbecue pick is Iron Works BBQ, saying there is "a great barnyard, at-home feel to it."

Statesman gets in-depth with Real Ale Brewing Company in anticipation of its 20th anniversary with original founders Philip and Diane Conner and current owner Brand Farbstein.

— Blogger Camille Styles shares her favorite restaurants with The New Potato: Josephine House, Launderette, Olamaie, Bufalina, and others.


4917 Airport Boulevard, , TX 78751 (512) 712-5700 Visit Website

Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722 512-476-5858

Iron Works BBQ

100 Red River St, , TX 78701 (512) 478-4855 Visit Website