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HEB Helps With Hurricane Harvey Recovery, and More A.M. Intel

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HEB’s disaster relief units and mobile kitchens in Victoria, Texas
HEB’s disaster relief units and mobile kitchens in Victoria, Texas
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.

— Texas’ favorite supermarket HEB has been helping out with Hurricane Harvey efforts in Southeast Texas. It sent out its disaster relief units and mobile kitchens to Victoria, Texas. The former included pharmacy and ATM operations, and the latter served hot meals to the community and first responders. The kitchen can whip up 6,000 every day.

— African food truck Cazamance has a new home in the Pocket Food Trailer Park on South Congress Avenue, beyond Stassney Lane, with breakfast and dinner. Morning foods-obsessed Paperboy took over its spot at Radio Coffee and Beer on Manchaca Road in July.

USA Today's 10 Best named Llano spot Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que's brisket sandwich as the best in Texas. No Austin restaurant made the list, though Franklin Barbecue, Stiles Switch BBQ and Brew, and both Black's Barbecue locations in Austin and Lockhart were in the running.

— Actor and food lover Aziz Ansari is a fan of Franklin Barbecue.

Radio Coffee & Beer

4204 Menchaca Road, , TX 78704 (512) 394-7844 Visit Website

Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que

217 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701 (512) 474-4227 Visit Website


1203 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 910-3010 Visit Website