— Texas' favorite road trip pit stop Buc-ee's is suing Choke Canyon Travel Center over similarities between the two logos. Choke’s features an alligator against a similar yellow circle frame as Buc-ee’s beaver. Buc-ee’s also isn’t pleased over other resemblances of the gas station and store.
— AmericanCraftBeer.com named Austin as one of the country's next big beer cities because of its "rich and emerging craft beer scene," with Jester King Brewery, Hops & Grain, (512) Brewing, Austin Beerworks, and all of those other breweries lined up to open in the city.
— National Geographic picked out the best food festival from every state, and Texas is repped with Wurstfest out in New Braunfels.
— Blogger Homesick Texas Lisa Fain sang her love of Whataburger to Bon Appetit, plus delved into the history of the Texas burger chain.
— CiCi's Pizza faced a data breach, affecting customers who dined at the pizza chain within the past year at Austin-area locations.
— Blogger Camilla Styles hung out with Gemelli's Andrew Sabola and learned about how he made his way to Austin and came up with his gelato.
— Food & Wine's best ice cream pint list includes vegan-friendly NadaMoo.
— Omni Barton Creek executive chef Andre Natera's favorite summer meal involves steak tacos and a shot of tequila, according to InStyle.
— Austin baker Nelly Garcia, of Rocheli Patisserie, is being featured at Forbes Under 30 Summit Food Festival being held in Boston this October.