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Friends and Allies Brewing’s Anti-Trump Beer, and More A.M. Intel

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Friends and Allies Brewing’s ImPeach beer
Friends and Allies Brewing’s ImPeach beer
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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.

— Govalle brewery Friends and Allies brewed up a peach saison called ImPeach, as its way to suggest a course of action to the government. "The creative production side of our brewery decided to poke a little fun at our thin-skinned president," co-founder Devon Ponds told Austin 360. The beer bottle’s label features a peach topped with a leaf that resembles President Donald Trump's hair.

GQ digs into the current state of what it calls Austin's "new wave of American barbecue," highlighting barbecue pop-up Birdhouse BBQ, trucks LeRoy and Lewis and J. Leonardi’s Barbeque, Kemuri Tatsu-ya's Japanese take, among others.

— Amazon was potentially looking into purchasing Texas grocery store chain HEB, according to a former Amazon Fresh and Pantry employee. Instead, the online retail company bought Whole Foods Market.

— Taco Cabana shuttered its West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard location earlier this month. There are still ten restaurants in Austin.

Austin Monthly took a tour of Peached Tortilla's Eric Silverstein's home, where the revamped kitchen is very important and used often.

— The father of a drunk driving victim is suing the Driskill Hotel and Star Bar for allegedly overserving alcoholic drinks to the driver before she got into her car.

— Blue Dahlia Bistro opened its third restaurant in San Marcos. The new spot serves the same menu with tartines, salads, French entrees and breakfast, and wine. It’s found on Hopkins and North Guadalupe streets, open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Whole Foods Market [Austin]

525 North Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78703 (512) 476-1206 Visit Website

Friends and Allies Brewing

979 Springdale Road, , TX 78702 (512) 765-5240 Visit Website

The Driskill

604 Brazos Street, , TX 78701 (512) 439-1234 Visit Website

Kemuri Tatsu-Ya

2713 East 2nd Street, , TX 78702 (512) 803-2224 Visit Website

Blue Dahlia Bistro [CLOSED]

1115 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 542-9542 Visit Website

Taco Cabana

3905 Kirby Drive, , TX 77098 (713) 528-6933 Visit Website

Star Bar

600 West 6th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 477-8550 Visit Website