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HEB Is Delivering Speedy Booze In Under an Hour

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Plus an Austinite is competing in that famous hot dog-eating contest, and more news

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HEB’s wine and beer aisle
HEB’s wine and beer aisle
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.

— Now that Amazon Prime recently started offering one- and two-hour deliveries of beer and wine, HEB is doing the same through its newly acquired company Favor. The under-an-hour beer and wine delivery service began last Friday, and there will be no delivery charges for the summer.

— An Austinite is competing in the Nathan’s Famous hot dog-eating contest out in New York during the Fourth of July. Juan Neave entered a couple of competitive eating contests in Austin (Contigo’s cow tongue one, Black Sheep Lodge’s corn dog one), and he competed in the famed Coney Island contest for the first time last year, but he wasn’t pleased with his performance.

— Sports bar Brick House Tavern caught fire on Friday last night on 11680 Research Boulevard. It was an electrical fire that happened on the facade of the restaurant. No one was hurt.

— East 7th frozen sweets shop Spun is now selling its fun ice cream toppings on Amazon, with options like confetti sprinkles and chocolate dust.

— Austin chefs shared where they like to spend their time when they’re not working with Tribeza. Holy Roller’s Callie Speer chills at East 6th dive bar Liberty. Micklethwait Craft Meats pitmaster Tom Micklethwait hangs out at Yellow Jacket Social Club (the barbecue trailer’s first home).


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