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http://austinfoodbloggers.org/2015-city-guide-best-places-to-eat-in-austin/ Dessert in Austin used to be a boys club. There used to be very few pastry chefs. Many restaurants got their desserts off the Sysco truck and the few that did make desserts in house were led by men. But the times they are a-changin’. As more and more restaurants open and expand to new locations, […]
Philip Speer, Culinary Director of the Uchi group heads up one of the hottest new ventures in town at St. Philip. I need to go back to do a more thorough review as my 1 trip so far was pre-opening. But I thought I should post my highlights as it is topping many best of […]
I was pleased to be offered an opportunity to try the new lunch menu at the Hightower on East 7th. I always get anxious about finding parking downtown but things were off to a great start to pull up to a reasonably sized parking lot. The inside is full of warm wood and soft lighting. There […]
Since this is Texas, we go from sweaters to shorts on a weekly basis. So frozen treats are good on warmer days or even on cold ones to reinforce the short chill. Snow Monster near Braker and North Lamar specializes in bubble teas and snow ice topped with fresh fruits, tapioca pearls, and custards. Choose your ice […]
GRAB SOME WINE AT CENTRAL MARKET’S FESTIVE “STROLL” Preview the coming season’s offerings Nov. 6 To get in the holiday spirit, Central Market is hosting a storewide Holiday Stroll. The event serves to highlight Central Market’s holiday items and provides a generous sampling of the foods and beverages CM will be offering this holiday season. […]
Marla Camp is on of my favorite foodie people and the amazing editor of Edible Austin. Here is the news of her latest accolades:
We’re proud to announce that Edible Austin won two Eddy Awards, and were finalists in two other categories this year, bestowed at the Edible Communities Publishers meeting in January. Judged by a panel of outside experts from the food and publishing worlds, the awards recognize outstanding writing, photography and marketing campaigns.
Best Website: edibleaustin.com (2nd year in a row)
Best Editorial—Special Issue for Edible Austin COOKS! (digital edition click here)
and finalists for….
Best Editorial Spread or Layout for Setting the Season, Edible Austin COOKS!
Best Electronic Feature for our e-newsletter
Congratulations to Marla and her talented team! Check out the special Cooks edition for party throwing tips, essential kitchen tools, family recipes from local chefs and farmers, a Texas wine guide, and more!
Last year I made Bacon Pecan Toffee. This year, the TECHmunch conference has been extended for 3 full days, so I am not sure if I will have the time/energy to participate but I am experimenting with a new porky dessert. I made bacon sticky buns last weekend but they were not up to the […]
Spring is coming! How do I know? The schedule is up for the THCW&FF! (I love a long acronym.) Lots of great events, my favorite is always the grand Stars Across at the Long Center. The Sunday Fair wasat the beautiful grounds at the Salt Lick in Spicewood but has also been plagued with mud the […]
The schedule is up! What a coup for Austin snagging the 2011 IACP conference. Culinary luminaries include Diana Kennedy, Jacques Pepin, Amanda Hesser, Dorie Greenspan, John Besh, Stephen Pyles, Tom Perini, as well as plenty of our own stars from central Texas like Tyson Cole. I cannot wait! Tweet
Now this sounds like fun. How I wish there had been a culinary program at my high school. There actually is a great program at my old alma mater, Travis High (Go Rebels :-))There is also a new program at Connally High which is headed up by an old high school buddy of mine Chef […]
Two great tastes that taste great together! I was intrigued by several different posts on the web like this one claiming that you could make chocolate vodka with 3 simple ingredients, chocolate, vodka, and a dishwasher. Basically the concept is you put the chocolate or candy bars into a bottle that is 3/4 full of […]
Well before the Dude Abided, I was a White Russian fan. My first legal drink in a bar was a White Russian. I remember thinking, “Vodka and milk? This is going to be gross.” But what I didn’t know about then was the Kahlua, which is a coffee flavored liquer that when added to vodka […]
One of my favorite foodie events in Austin is back at the Palmer Events Center on 1/27. Use discount code “EBTOA” for 20% off early bird tickets. General admission tickets (regularly $25) are available for $20 and reserved seating tickets (regularly $35) are currently available for $28 on their website at www.tasteofaustin.org. Tweet