— Twitter is launching a new campaign where those looking for restaurant recommendations in Austin during South by Southwest. People will have to tweet at the handle TwitterMktg with the hashtag TwitterFeedMe and the desired food or drink emoji, and it will reply with what it considers as the most tweeted-about restaurant for that category. Those groups include barbecue, tacos, dessert, coffee, and more. It will be active through Saturday, April 7.
— Austin chefs shared their favorite breakfasts to make at home with the Chronicle. Brian Batch, the chef of the forthcoming biscuit spot Bird Bird Biscuit, likes to make hash, scrambled eggs, and pancakes. Chef de cuisine of Loro (that Asian smokehouse from Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin) James Dumapit and Amanda Turner, chef de cuisine at Juniper, go for frozen salmon.
— East Side spot Lazarus Brewing converted the former convenience store Sixth Street Cool Store space on its property into additional space for the brewery. It’s where it will brew up sours and barrel-aging. The west wall of the building with the mural with Bob Marley remains.
— For ATX Detour Day today, Friday, March 9, Cherrywood Neapolitan pizzeria Unit-D is offering $2 off pies and $2 pints for bikers. The restaurant is also going to offer a free beer, house wine, or select cocktail to neighbors who buy pizza on Saturday, March 10 through Sunday, March 18. This applies to people who live in the following zip codes: 78722, 78723, and 78702.
— P. Terry’s taco drive-thru Taco Ranch now has expanded hours finally down in Oak Hill. It’s open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.on the weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays.
— West Sixth Italian restaurant Sophia’s got rid of brunch service this week.
— French/New Orleans neighborhood spot Epicerie added to-go items to its lineup. This includes chicken salads, quinoa with pear/feta/hazelnuts, poached salmon, grilled chicken thighs, boudin, quiches, and more. Everything is available in either large or small packages, from 8 a.m. to 0:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
— Seaholm restaurant Boiler Nine Bar + Grill is opening up its Deck Nine Observatory Bar for the forthcoming spring season, with frozen drinks and food.