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Cafe Josie’s New All-You-Can-Eat Brunch, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Cafe Josie’s fried chicken and biscuit
Cafe Josie’s fried chicken and biscuit
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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.

— Clarksville restaurant Cafe Josie is applying its all-you-can-eat dinner approach to brunch starting on Sunday, November 12. Dubbed the "Brunch Experience," it will entail endless plates of food for $25. It will be available every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The restaurant is also getting rid of lunch service after Friday, October 27.

Texas Monthly barbecue editor talked to Aaron Franklin about the barbecue joint's fire for the magazine. The latest update: the pitmaster is aiming to reopen Franklin Barbecue by Thanksgiving, but start smoking up meats before then using cookers in the back of the restaurant.

— Taco house Papalote is changing the name of its South Congress barbecue trailer from 12 Bones BBQ to Texas Ranch BBQ, according to Vaughn. Perhaps this is because its original name is similar to a barbecue spot out in Asheville, North Carolina.

— San Antonio bakeshop Bakery Lorraine is expanding with a third location, opening in December. Along with baked goods, sandwiches, and general lunch/breakfast items, it will serve beer and wine. The new bakery will be found in the Rim Shopping Center on La Cantera Parkway.

Cafe Josie [CLOSED]

1200 W 6th St Ste B, Austin, TX 78703 (512) 322-9226 Visit Website


2803 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 804-2474 Visit Website

Papalote Taco House [South Congress]

3632 South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website