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Indio house party launch Photo by Miguel Angel Courtesy of uLOVEi
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Random graffiti in Austin Photo by: Steven Kyle Anderson
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Our top stories this week center around secrecy and stealthy modus operandi. From long-awaited culinary announcements to hush-hush parties, our readers clamored to get a hand on an array of exciting information. 

- We finally have some detail on Paul Qui's next project — in Austin! Qui's still-unnamed concept is coming together at 2310 South Lamar, combing the former Electra and Casita Taco spaces, according to a release by broker Herman Tjahja.

Rumors have popped up in Australia that Queensland billionaire Clive Palmer is looking in to the possibilities of harvesting dinosaur DNA à la the 1993 Speilberg movie Jurassic Park.

- Indio, the fastest growing dark beer brewed and sold in Mexico since 1893, was introduced in an "analog, underground" manner via secret parties and exclusive invites in Austin this summer.

- The creative team that brought you La Condesa is almost ready to unveil their latest culinary creation on the taste buds of Austin. And this time they're presenting the flavors of the Far East via the Land Down Under — Sway.

- Austin is home to dozens of public graffiti galleries, hidden in plain view on industrial buildings, along alleyways and in nooks and crannies all over the city. We rounded up some of the best examples of the craft.

Stay tuned next week!

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