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Man Killed Over Cutting in Line for Taco Truck

Important safety tip: Try not to kill anyone over cutting in line for a taco trick. Just after bar-close at 2:38 a.m. on Sunday, May 8th, the Austin Police Department responded to a report of gunfire at what appears to … Continue reading

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Austin Chef Paul Qui Arrested

This certainly qualifies as Austin dining news: Austin chef and restaurateur Paul Qui was arrested Saturday morning accused of assaulting his girlfriend, according to an arrest affidavit. Police responded to Qui’s apartment in East Austin just before 8 a.m. after … Continue reading

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SDC Obituary: Murray Wayne Person, Jr.

The Saturday Dining Conspiracy notes with sadness the passing of unindicted co-conspirator Murray Wayne Person, Jr., my father, after a 2 year battle with cancer. He and my mother (who is still alive) joined us on many dining conspiracies over … Continue reading

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Blue Bell Recalls ALL Products

“Brenham-based Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products from the shelves after more ice cream samples tested positive for a life-threatening bacterial infection.” The voluntary decision, announced Monday, is the latest and most sweeping development to plague the … Continue reading

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A double handful of food related randomness.

During one of my dinner conversations over the weekend, the subject of “Family Affair” came up for reasons I have forgotten. (I don’t think the initial discussion started out with Anissa Jones, but Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, what a sad … Continue reading

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Changing the face of dining.

We have a noodle truck at the office on Thursdays. And it is pretty damn good. And they take credit/debt cards. You’ve seen it before, haven’t you? iPad with a credit card swiper, pick your tip, sign, have your receipt … Continue reading

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“We’d never heard of a pizza place closed for New Year’s Eve before…”

Prima Pizza Pasta, you disappointment me. Does it not occur to you that people like to order pizza for their New Year’s Eve gatherings? I like them overall, but being closed for New Year’s Eve is pretty inexplicable…

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May 28, 2011: Chang Thai Thai Cuisine (formerly Pad Thai Cuisine).

Chang Thai Thai Cuisine. 13000 N I-35 (just north of Parmer, in the same center as Wal-Mart). 491-6904 30.41153° N, 97.67578° W Pepper grinder rating: 0 Men’s room rating: 2. Dwight’s comments: Honestly, I hated this place more than is … Continue reading

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