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David Chang's Last Austin Meal, and More A.M. Intel

The latest six restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

GQ+A, An Evening Of Conversation And Inspiration With GQ Editor-At-Large, Michael Hainey-Powered By Montblanc
David Chang
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— If chef David Chang’s had to pick out his last meal on Earth, it would take him on a tour of the world’s best spots, including a stop at Franklin Barbecue for its brisket: "that's non-negotiable, has to happen," he explained to The Ringer.

— Quirky drive-in movie theater Blue Starlite is debuting its new digs out in Buda starting next week on Friday, March 10.

Edible Austin writer Kristi Willis followed up her piece detailing the tough state of Austin restaurants today with a look how those successful restaurateurs and chefs make it through, including P. Terry's ("the trick is selling a high-quality hamburger for $2.50," said founder Patrick Terry), and ELM Restaurant Group, which sources staffers from the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts.

— Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist and InfoWars host, likes to to eat barbecue without wearing a shirt before a show. The real question: where does the Austin resident get his barbecue from?

— Since spring break is coming up, the New York Times recommends a visit to Austin for the vacation week, especially after SXSW when airplane tickets are cheaper. Plus, food trucks.

— Chuy's revenue rose by 15.2 percent in 2016.


1728 Barton Springs Road, , TX 78704 (512) 474-4452 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

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

P. Terry's

404 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 473-2217 Visit Website

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