— 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.
— 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).