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Miller’s Smokehouse’s Austin Barbecue Pop-Up, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

A barbecue sandwich from Miller’s Smokehouse
A barbecue sandwich from Miller’s Smokehouse
Miller’s Smokehouse/Facebook
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.

— Belton barbecue spot Miller's Smokehouse (one of Texas Monthly's 50 best of the state) is popping up in Austin for dinner on Thursday, July 27. The $32 ticket comes with a plate of brisket and sausage, along with sides from host Peached Tortilla (like peach cornbread and bacon kimchi macaroni and cheese). It will take place at the Peached Social House from 7 to 10 p.m.

— Austin Food and Wine Alliance and the Chronicle raised $7,300 during last weekend’s bakesale for the paper’s former food editor Virginia B. Wood. The money will be used to help pay for her medical bills.

— Since Longhorn fans (of age) can legally drink at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, UT has a new beer sponsor for all of its sporting events: Corona. The Crown Imports beverage is the university’s official beer for the next five years, with the new tagline, "Horns Up, Limes In.” The beer brand will also host its signature tailgates for all football games.

— Fans of ice cream and babka should make their way to June’s on South Congress, which is scooping up chocolate babka ice cream cones until Thursday, July 20. The chocolate ice cream is made with babka chunks, and the cone is topped with bakba crouton.

— Tasting Table included Austin in its round-up of "bike-friendly food cities,” because a person could ride a bike from Jo's Coffee, Franklin Barbecue, to L'Oca d'Oro.

Wine Spectator announced the winners of its latest restaurant awards, which includes 19 Austin spots with great wine lists. The non-chains include Fonda San Miguel, June's, Juliet, Vince Young Steakhouse, Parkside, and others.


1722 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 416-1722 Visit Website

Miller's Smokehouse

208 N Penelope St, Belton, TX 76513 (254) 939-5500 Visit Website

The Peached Social House

6500 North Lamar, Suite D, Austin, Texas 78752

Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

2100 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712 (512) 471-4602 Visit Website