clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Buc-ee’s Lawsuit, Austin Is a Big Beer City, and More A.M. Intel

The latest ten restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

If you buy something from an Eater link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics policy.

Austin Beerworks
Austin Beerworks
Austin Beerworks/Facebook
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.

— 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.

— Whisler's take on the Moscow Mule, made with brandy and sherry, was highlighted in the New York Times.

— 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.

Cici's Pizza

5365 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78723 (512) 453-4488


70 Westgate Parkway, , NC 28806 (828) 565-6111 Visit Website


1700 Highway 71 E, Bastrop, TX 78602 (979) 238-6390 Visit Website

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735 (512) 329-4000 Visit Website


601 Barton Springs Road, , TX 78704 (512) 477-9586 Visit Website


1816 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 480-0781 Visit Website