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Asian Barbecue Restaurant Loro Is Now Smoking Up Baby Back Ribs

Plus a new ugly fruit and vegetable delivery service, and more news

The baby back Duroc pork ribs at Loro
The baby back Duroc pork ribs at Loro
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.

South Lamar Asian smokehouse Loro added a new limited item to its lineup: baby back Duroc pork ribs. The dish from Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin’s recent restaurant will only be available on Sunday and Monday starting at 5 p.m.

— There’s a new produce delivery service focusing on “ugly” fruits and vegetables in Austin with the expansion of Imperfect Produce. The California-based company will start delivering boxes of blemished fruits and vegetables to people on Monday, October 8 in weekly or bi-weekly shipments. For the launch, Lick Honest Ice Creams is offering a spiced sweet potato pie flavor at all of its Austin locations from Thursday, October 4 through Friday, November 23, made with imperfect sweet potatoes from the company.

— Even though a new company bought 13 Austin-area locations of pizza chain Mr. Gatti’s, the stores won’t change its menus. New owners Three Dough Boys, LLC will actually add ten new restaurants to the city.

— Downtown spot InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel is donating one dollar from every glass of rosé and $5 of every rosé bottle purchased at the hotel towards the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through the month of October.

— East Cesar Chavez Italian restaurant Intero is adding brunch this Sunday just for the Austin City Limits Music Festival crowd. Dishes will include duck confit and farro crepes with apples and hazelnut caramel; and wagyu New York strip with sunny side up eggs, salsa verde, and grilled sourdough. Drinks will include coffee, grapefruit or orange juice mimosas, and more. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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