— Andrew Zimmern loves the breakfast tacos at Fresa's Chicken al Carbon. He enjoyed how there are "many flavors and textures" from the chicken, which is brined, slow cooked, and then roasted over charcoal. He also likes to order the restaurant's beans, shrimp tostada, and ice cream.
— While Franklin Barbecue rebuilds its pit room after it suffered fire damages in August, pitmaster Aaron Franklin is looking to reopen sometime in October with a temporary set-up if need be. Parson's Chicken and Fish in Chicago hosted a pulled pork sandwich fundraiser for Franklin Barbecue over the weekend.
— Home Slice's restaurant is temporarily closed today, Monday, September 18 and tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19 for its annual staff pizza tour of New York City. It reopens for dinner on Wednesday, September 20. More Home Slice, its takeout spot, will remain open.
— Look at this ramen cake. Someone brought it into Ramen Tatsu-ya for a celebration.
#dopecake #ramen #cake pic.twitter.com/VJND5xy8g9— Ramen Tatsu-ya (@RamenTatsu_ya) September 18, 2017
— There's a new brewery in Dripping Springs: Acopon Brewing, from the owners of the Barber Shop bar. The brewery focuses on on English-style ales.
— Edible Austin caught up with those Austin chefs who left city restaurants, like former Swift's Attic's Zack Northcutt, who is now a chef with food service distributor US Foods, and previous Jeffrey's and Josephine House chef Rebecca Meeker, who started her own healthy food delivery service, Lucky Lime.
— JW Marriott topped Austin's alcohol sales for the month of July again, followed by Kung Fu Saloon in its new home on West Sixth.