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Olamaie in Garden and Gun, Food Network Lists, and More A.M. Intel

The latest nine 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.

Garden and Gun highlighted Olamaie in its new issue with a piece from John T. Edge. He examined the restaurant's Southern in Texas approach. Edge also recommended a stop over at Freedmen's for smokey banana pudding.

— Nightcap made Food Network's list of bars with good food.

— Food Network also decided that Gourdough's Public House's Black Betty represents Texas’ best ice cream dessert.

— Favor expanded its delivery area all the way up north to Cedar Park, and all the way south down to Slaughter Lane.

— JW Marriott once again topped last month's liquor sales in Austin.

— Breakfast trailer Paperboy is on vacation until next week.

Saveur trekked fine dining restaurant Rancho Loma in the West Texas town of Talpa, and took a look at Coleman, Texas, where the owners Robert and Laurie Williamson opened Rancho Pizzeria, and plan on bringing a new tasting room.

— Tiny Pies instead of a wedding cake? Why not?

— Fired Up Inc., the Austin company which oversees Italian chain Johnny Carino, filed for bankruptcy this month.


2402 San Gabriel Street, , TX 78705 (512) 220-0953 Visit Website


1610 San Antonio Street, , TX 78701 (512) 474-2796 Visit Website

Tiny Pies

5035 Burnet Road, , TX 78756 (512) 916-0184 Visit Website

Gourdough's Public House [Closed]

209 W 5th St Ste B, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 588-5222 Visit Website

JW Marriott Austin

110 East 2nd Street, , TX 78701 (512) 474-4777 Visit Website


1401 West 6th Street, , TX 78703 (512) 628-0144 Visit Website


1203 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 910-3010 Visit Website