Layne Lynch

Stories

How the W Hotel in Austin Ended Up With a Bee Hive on Its Roof

Walter Schumacher’s organization, Central Texas Bee Rescue, is saving bees one hive at a time.

King Creole wins James Beard Award

Chris Shepherd, of Underbelly in Houston, takes home the big prize. 

Hugo Ortega on Austin's Food & Wine Festival

Ortega discusses his personal culinary evolution and seeing the Houston culinary scene transform before his eyes.  

La V's Allison Jenkins Preps for the Austin Food & Wine Festival

Jenkins discusses what drew her to Austin, gender stereotypes in the kitchen, and her admiration for Rick Bayless.

Oxheart's Justin Yu Gets Ready for the Austin Food & Wine Festival

Yu discusses his recent James Beard Foundation Award nomination, eating Austin ramen, and Paul Qui’s enviable fashion sense.

Food & Wine Magazine Names Three Texans to Its 2014 List of the Best New Chefs in America

Justin Yu, Paul Qui, and Matt McCallister make the prestigious list.

Getting to Know Killen's BBQ's New Pitmaster

Patrick Feges on his decision to leave Underbelly and Houston's burgeoning barbecue scene.

Texas Represents Among the James Beard Award Finalists

Four of the five chefs nominated for Best Chef Southwest hail from Texas. 

The Austin Food & Wine Festival Lineup Announced

The food festival will feature acclaimed chefs from all over the state, and tickets (a bit pricey, admittedly) are now on sale. 

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