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January 18, 2013

Paul Qui to Curate Selection of Eateries for SXSW

Austin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival is embracing a much more prominent culinary element this year with SouthBites, a curated line-up of gourmet food trucks and trailers. Paul Qui, executive chef/owner of East Side King and the yet-to-be-opened Qui, is in charge of orchestrating the new event.According to the 

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January 14, 2013

Lou Lambert hosts Big City Camp Cooking in Marfa

Lou Lambert, Texas restaurateur and author of Big Ranch, Big City Cookbook,will host three culinary camps in Marfa at El Cosmico on March 8-10, May 31-June 2, and August 9-11, 2013.Throughout the three-day culinary camps, attendees of Big City Camp Cooking will take cooking classes, sample West Texas-centric

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January 10, 2013

A Barbecue Food Porn Workshop Not To Be Missed

Hey, all you Instagram users: Learn from an expert and you won’t have to edit those food pictures nearly as much. At Smitty’s, in Lockhart. Famed Texas magazine photographer Wyatt McSpadden is doing a road trip and day-long workshop in the barbecue capital of the world—Lockhart— next month. Participants

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December 21, 2012

Texas Chefs on End of the World Meals

Since the idea that our world may be wiped out today is a little morbid, I figured it was best to take a less cynical approach to covering this apocalyptic occasion. Therefore, I asked a handful of Texas chefs a simple question: If the world were to end today, what

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December 13, 2012

Ch-Check It Out: Eatsie Boys Brick-and-Mortar is Now Open

One of Houston’s most popular food trucks, Eatsie Boys, has officially gone brick-and-mortar. The much-anticipated, much-hyped Eatsie Boys Cafe opened its doors to Houston diners this morning. Eater Houston first broke the story. Owners Matt Marcus, Ryan Soroka, and Alex Vassilakidis have been working on the restaurant

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November 29, 2012

First Look at the Pass, Houston’s New Hot Spot

Ahem. If you’ll scroll down to the seventh picture, below, you’ll see that there are only two macarons on the plate. There were initially three macarons, but yours truly grabbed the third one and demolished it in one bite before realizing that I had not taken a picture. Damn! It

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November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Dishes from Renowned Texas Chefs

Turkey Day is upon us, and an abundance of families will be cooking fall-centric dishes at home tomorrow. In case you’re looking to scrounge up some last-minute Thanksgiving recipes, here are a few offerings from a handful of talented Texas chefs. Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Absinthe Crème Fraîche from Jason Dodge of Péché 

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November 20, 2012

Paul Qui’s East Side King restaurant opens December 4

Here’s another restaurant opening Austinites can add to their December dining list: East Side King, Paul Qui’s Asian-inspired street food concept, will open its newest location in the back building of Hole in the Wall on Tuesday, December 4. This marks the fourth location of Qui’s East Side King as

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October 31, 2012

Halloween Cuisine: Texas Halloween Treats to Sink Your Teeth Into

If you’re looking to diverse your Halloween diet beyond candies, chocolates, and confections, check out some of these Halloween-inspired cocktails and cuisine from around the state of Texas. Philippe Restaurant/Phil’s Wine Lounge Phil’s Patch L’Autumn (Houston) 1.5 oz. Stolichnaya Vanilla vodka .75 oz. pumpkin pie syrup (recipe

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October 30, 2012

Stephan Pyles Digs up His Roots at Stampede 66

After watching Stephan Pyles and eating his food for more years than we want to admit, we know good and well that he never does anything small and subtle. Given that he’s a fifth-generation Texan, proud of his Big Spring upbringing in that understated way that most West Texans

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October 25, 2012

Gravy, Anyone? Tomorrow is Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

Ready your gravy boats, fellow Texans; Tomorrow – Friday, October 26 – is Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. This culinary holiday honors one of the most famed dishes in the Lone Star State, and in celebration of Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day, different restaurants across the state are offering chicken fried steak specials

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October 23, 2012

A Conversation with Nathan Tate of Boulevardier

For October, Pat Sharpe selected Boulevardier, a modern French bistro in Dallas, as Pat’s Pick. I spoke with Nathan Tate, executive chef of Boulevardier, about his brand new restaurant, French food, and his favorite dishes on the menu. (In case you haven’t heard, 

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October 16, 2012

Bryce Gilmore Announces Plans for Odd Duck Restaurant

Bryce Gilmore has announced plans to open a brick-and-mortar location of the food trailer that propelled him into local fame: The Odd Duck. The 120-seat Odd Duck restaurant will re-open in Spring 2013 in its original location at 1219 South Lamar Boulevard with “a rustic and casual atmosphere [featuring] simple and