The Food Network star talks about his Texas roots, where he eats in Austin, and a dream career in a mariachi band.
The Thai-Kun chef on childhood flavors, making his father proud, and where he eats in Austin.
The chef behind Hillside Farmacy and Eden East discusses art, fermentation, and inspiration.
Houston's Adam Dorris of Pax Americana talks about the San Francisco restaurant that inspired him, his next project, and Houston's food scene.
The celebrity chef dishes on keeping his cool, life in front of the camera, and the mistreatment of cauliflower.
Danny Meyer discusses his love of Texas ingredients, barbecue, and opening the first Texas location of Shake Shack.
Hugo Ortega of Hugo’s, Backstreet Café and Caracol, in Houston discusses his love for traveling, his James Beard Foundation Award nomination, and his favorite Austin restaurants.
Below, Justin Yu of Oxheart in Houston discusses his recent James Beard Foundation Award nomination, his favorite Austin restaurants, the progression of Oxheart and a dreamy Taylor Swift-themed restaurant.
More than a dozen restaurants represent the state.
And the list includes chefs from Los Angeles, Chicago, and Nashville, as well as the usual homegrown talent.
Hot Joy, in Houston, and Thai-Khun, a popular trailer in Austin.
A chance to eat locally-sourced ingredients at some of Texas's best restaurants.
Walter Schumacher’s organization, Central Texas Bee Rescue, is saving bees one hive at a time.
Chris Shepherd, of Underbelly in Houston, takes home the big prize.
This weekend, a group of acclaimed food and beverage personalities will flock to Austin for the third annual Austin Food & Wine Festival, including James Beard Foundation Award finalist Bryce Gilmore of the Odd Duck and Barley Swine in Austin. Below, Gilmore jumps into who should win this year’s James Beard
This weekend, a group of acclaimed food and beverage personalities will flock to Austin for the third annual Austin Food & Wine Festival, including pastry chef Jodi Elliott of the soon-to-open Bribery bakery in Austin. Below, Elliott spills details about her new dessert bar, leaving Foreign & Domestic, and her profound
This weekend, a group of acclaimed food and beverage personalities will flock to Austin for the third annual Austin Food & Wine Festival, including celebrity chef Rick Bayless of Top Chef Masters fame and the famed PBS series Mexico: One Plate at a Time. Below, Bayless delves into Tex-Mex versus Mexican
Ortega discusses his personal culinary evolution and seeing the Houston culinary scene transform before his eyes.
Jenkins discusses what drew her to Austin, gender stereotypes in the kitchen, and her admiration for Rick Bayless.
Yu discusses his recent James Beard Foundation Award nomination, eating Austin ramen, and Paul Qui’s enviable fashion sense.
The much-anticipated Live Fire announced its chef lineup this week, and if fast-selling tickets are any indication, this will be yet another stellar year for the annual culinary benefit. This marks the fourth year since the event was first launched by the Austin Food & Wine Alliance to raise funds
Justin Yu, Paul Qui, and Matt McCallister make the prestigious list.
Patrick Feges on his decision to leave Underbelly and Houston's burgeoning barbecue scene.
Food & Wine magazine released their annual The People’s Best New Chef ballots this morning, and an impressive number of Texas chefs are featured in the virtual competition.Justin Yu of Oxheart (Houston), Terrence Gallivan & Seth Siegel-Gardner of The Pass & Provisions (Houston), Matt Clouser of Swift’s Attic (Austin),
Four of the five chefs nominated for Best Chef Southwest hail from Texas.
One day after Texas Monthly unveiled its list of the Best New Restaurants of 2014, the James Beard Foundation announced their 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists early this morning, and there were quite a few overlapping restaurants and chefs. Here’s are the fourteen Texas chefs, bars and restaurants
The food festival will feature acclaimed chefs from all over the state, and tickets (a bit pricey, admittedly) are now on sale.
Former La Condesa and Sway chef Rene Ortiz discusses his latest project, including Laundrette (an upscale café-grocery) and the Angry Bear (classic Chinese takeout).
The Falliday Leftover Throwdown, held in Houston, will challenge local chefs to take Turkey Day leftovers and create new dishes from them.
Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki, the acclaimed chefs from La Condesa and Sway, exited the acclaimed restaurants to pursue other unnamed interests. We spoke to the new executive chef at La Condesa and heard his plans for the restaurant's future.
The nationally acclaimed chef of Coi, in the North Beach area of San Francisco, will be promoting his latest cookbook.
Samantha Mendoza, the 24-year-old pastry chef for the acclaimed restaurant, talks about her favorite dessert and the pop-up project.
Paul Petronella and David Keck recently talked about the plans for their new wine bar, Camerata, a place they want to be "classy, but not uptight."
Part of the attraction is the chance to win a replica of the infamous "Armadillo Cake," from Steel Magnolias.
Two Texas restaurants were featured in Bon Appetit‘s list of the top ten best new restaurants in the nation. This follows the magazine’s announcement of the top fifty best new restaurants in the nation last week, which included six Texas eateries: The Pass & Provisions, Jeffrey’s and Josephine House,
Bon Appetit puts restaurants from Houston, Dallas, and Austin on its list. The top ten will be named last week.
Adam Dorris, the chef de cuisine, on the evolution of the Heights neighborhood staple and the difficulties of sourcing locally.
Monica Glenn and Jorge Hernandez talk about the process of creating dishes like cheddar cheese ice cream sandwiches.
Houston and Dallas chocolatiers took home several honors at the recent International Chocolate Awards. From a pool of over 400 nationwide entries, three Texas confection companies were selected to move on to the American finals of the International Chocolate Awards, which takes place in September. The semifinalists were chosen by
Erica Beneke, executive chef of Max's Wine Dive in Austin, took home the victory on Food Network's Chopped.
The Texas rap musician announced the launch of a new culinary website, YouGottaEatThis.com.
Randy Evans, of Haven, in Houston, created a new hot dog for the James Coney Island franchise.
On Thursday, June 6, KLRU will air a television special entitled The Kings of BBQ: Barbecue Kuwait.The documentary details the experience of five BBQ pitmasters (Myron Mixon, Johnny Trigg, Jaime Geer, Nicole Davenport, and George Stone) and their trip to a military base in Kuwait to create a Southern-style
This weekend, a host of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival.To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup.Here, Christina Tosi
This weekend, dozens of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival. To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup. Here, James Beard Award-winning
This weekend, dozens of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival. To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup. Here, Fort Worth chef
This weekend, dozens of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival.To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup.Here, Paul Qui of
Last year’s Austin Food & Wine Festival featured well-known chefs from all over the country, but this year’s talent primarily focuses on chefs from Texas.Two of the Houston chefs attending the weekend festivities include Seth Siegel-Gardner (pictured right) and Terrence Gallivan (left) of The Pass and Provisions. These two
The restauranteur nabbed chef Rebecca Meeker--formerly the chef de Cuisine at David Bull's Congress--to be a chef and project manager at the Austin landmark Jeffrey's.
The 2013 Austin CultureMap Tastemaker Awards were hosted last night at the historical Driskill Hotel, and the winners are as follows:Best Craft Bartender: Tacy Rowland of Drink.WellBest Craft Brewery: Jester King Craft Brewery Best Pastry Chef: Laura Sawicki of La Condesa and SwayBest Sommelier: Mark Sayre