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Aaron Franklin Made Kosher Brisket, and More A.M. Intel

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Brisket from Franklin Barbecue
Unkosher brisket from Franklin Barbecue
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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.

— Since Franklin Barbecue is temporarily closed because of that fire, pitmaster Aaron Franklin cooked up some kosher brisket for Izzy's BBQ Addiction, kosher pitmaster Ari White of Wandering Que, and Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn. He used a new pit outside of Franklin Barbecue.

— Food Network’s Food Paradise’s next episode, “Blue Plate Special,” will feature chili from 24 Diner. It airs on Sunday, September 10 at 7 p.m.

— Canned cold brew business High Brew Coffee and vegan ice cream company Nada Moo were named two of Austin's fastest-growing companies in Austin by the Austin Business Journal.

— Want to work for La Barbecue? The barbecue spot is now hiring staff for front and back of house positions, including meat cutters, runners, and prep people.

— Austinite and actress Brooklyn Decker shared her favorite local restaurants with Bravo. This includes Mattie's at Green Pastures, dog-friendly Banger's Sausage House and Beer Garden, and lemonade from Austin City Lemons.

24 Diner

600 North Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78703 (512) 472-5400 Visit Website

la Barbecue

2401 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 Visit Website


811 West Live Oak Street, , TX 78704 (512) 444-1888 Visit Website

Franklin Barbecue

900 East 11th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 653-1187 Visit Website

Green Pastures

811 W Live Oak St, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 444-4747 Visit Website