— Whoa: Uchi is expanding outside of Texas for the first time with a restaurant in Denver, Colorado. The Japanese and sushi menu will be a mix of Uchi and Uchiko offerings, and the building will include a greenhouse and community garden. It'll open sometime in 2018.
— Washington Post took a look at how immigrant chefs add their own inflections to barbecue, like pitmaster Miguel Vidal's Mexican-influenced Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ.
— Texas Monthly literally mapped out the very beginnings of barbecue in Texas, starting from 1878.
— New England Patriots football players Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola dined at Matt's El Rancho over the weekend.
— Way south Austin bar The Little Darlin' now serves daily lunch starting at 11 a.m.
— Whole Foods Market is shutting down its catering kitchen on Bolm Road, relocating those services to the five individual stores in the Austin area.
— Statesman profiled James Brown of recently-opened Barton Springs Mill, who focuses on milling organic grains.