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People Waited for Franklin Barbecue in the Frigid Weather, and More A.M. Intel

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People waiting for Franklin Barbecue in 2012
People waiting for Franklin Barbecue in 2012
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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.

— Of course people still waited in line for Franklin Barbecue despite the frigid, awful weather yesterday. General manager Benji Jacobs told the Statesman that there were about 30 people in line at 10 a.m. Barbecue stops for nothing.

— Kerlin BBQ is expanding its truck hours into Wednesdays starting in February, complete with kolaches.

— South Lamar wine restaurant Aviary Wine & Kitchen is expanding with lunch hours today, after being delayed because of yesterday’s weather conditions. The daytime menu includes grilled cheese sandwiches, lamb and beef pitas, oysters, and more. Lunch is available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

— Anticipated restaurant The Brewer’s Table is hosting a job fair for its front and back of house positions. It takes place on Monday and Tuesday, January 22 and 23 at Craftsman from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Job candidates should bring four copies of their resumes with them.

— Ceramicist Keith Kreeger, known for his restaurant plateware, is opening a new public showroom. It will be found in the Canopy space on Springdale Road starting on Monday, January 12.

— San Antonio chef Jason Dady is throwing a huge tailgating event the day before the Super Bowl on Saturday, February 3. Titans of Tailgate will feature over 30 chefs, including Philip Speer, Michael Fojtasek, Diego Galicia of Mixtli, Matt McCallister of FT33, and others. A portion of the proceeds will go towards the Chef Jason Dady Scholarship Fund at the Culinary Institute of America. General admission tickets are $75, and VIP tickets (which includes entry to a private event) are $150, and it takes place at the Sunken Garden Theater.

Franklin Barbecue

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


916 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 939-6665

The Brewer's Table

4715 East 5th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 520-8199 Visit Website

Kerlin BBQ

2207 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 412-5588 Visit Website

Aviary Wine & Kitchen

2110 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 916-4445 Visit Website