— West Campus spot Hotel Ella is bringing back its upscale tailgating series for three Longhorn games out on the lawn. There’s a buffet from on-site restaurant Goodall’s Kitchen, along with cocktails, beer, and wine. The hotel’s also providing shuttles to and from the Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for those actually attending the games. It will be held on Saturday, September 8; Saturday, September 15, and Saturday, October 13. Tickets are $55, and children 12 years old and younger can attend for free.
— After Southwestern chain Z’Tejas, which was founded in Austin, filed for bankruptcy twice (2015, 2017), two of its investors, Randy Cohen and Michael Stone, bought four of the locations, including two in Austin, with plans to revamp the menu.