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Whataburger Versus In-N-Out Burger, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

A meal at Whataburger
A meal at Whataburger
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 Monthy made cases for the best fast food burger, the Lone Star state’s favorite chain Whataburger or West Coast import In-N-Out. While In-N-Out uses fresh meat, Whataburger offers the best bun and patty size. There’s In-N-Out's thin fries and secret menu and then Whataburger's famous ketchup and friendly service. Because this is Texas, Whataburger is overwhelmingly ahead in the readers' poll.

— Drummer of alt-rock band Wilco, Glenn Kotche, stopped by Bonhomie for a meal on Sunday. The band played performed at Bass Concert Hall that night.

— Austin 360 revisited old Texas bar photographs from late columnist John Kelso's reviews, including Living Room Piano Bar and Punch's Lounge on South Congress.

— Austin chain Hat Creek Burger Co. is expanding into Dripping Springs for its ninth Texas restaurant. It’s set to open in Belterra on Hargraves Drive early next year.

— Austin Eastciders' Texas Honey was named as one of Food & Wine's best ciders in the country.


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

Bonhomie [Closed]

5350 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78756 Visit Website

In-N-Out Burger

4508 I-35 N, Austin, TX 78751 (800) 786-1000 Visit Website

Hat Creek Burger Co.

4407 Bee Cave Road, , TX 78746 (512) 732-2025 Visit Website