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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Gulf Seafood, and More A.M. Intel

The latest restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Gulf red snapper from Dai Due
Gulf red snapper from Dai Due
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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.

Statesman writer Matthew Odam spoke to Austin chefs about how Hurricane Harvey will affect the available of Gulf seafood, which will impact Texas restaurants. Dai Due chef/owner Jesse Griffiths, who prides on sourcing locally, predicted that the restaurant won’t be able to serve seafood for a bit.

— Quick service trade magazine QSR mentioned potential alternative proteins that will be available at Sour Duck, Bryce Gilmore's upcoming fast-casual restaurant and marketplace, like goat, quail, goat belly, and lamb neck.

— Tasting Table highlighted women-run restaurants, anchored by the all-female team behind Holy Roller, led by chef/owner Callie Speer.

— Food truck Mighty Cone is expanding with a second location on West 6th Street. It’ll be found within Key Bar starting on Friday, September 1. Its hours will be from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.

— A Food & Wine writer decided to get a free tattoo of Banger's Sausage House and Beer Garden's logo, as touted on restaurant's menu. She has “zero regrets.”

Community Impact spoke to Rolling Rooster owner Glenn Williams about the now-open brick and mortar restaurant of the fried-obsessed food truck, found off MoPac in North Austin.

Dai Due

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-0688 Visit Website

The Mighty Cone

1720 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704 512 383 9609 Visit Website

Holy Roller

509 Rio Grande Street, , TX 78701 (512) 502-5119 Visit Website

Sour Duck Market

1814 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, , TX 78702 (512) 394-5776 Visit Website