THE CARILLON (AUSTIN) | Christopher Wilson • WINE COUNTRY BISTRO & BOTTLE SHOP (SHREVEPORT) | Anthony Felan
Featured appetizer: “Cold Smoked” Gulf Yellow Tail Crudo, pickled grapes, Scuppernong, popped sorghum, charred sweetcorn puree, avocado mousse, Tabasco oil, lemon essence, and micro cilantro
Featured entrée: Chicken-fried, bacon-wrapped rabbit porchetta, red bean cassoulet, pickled baby carrots, and pearl onions
Featured dessert: Buttermilk custard, peach gelee, cane vinegar-soaked peach, bourbon gastrique, graham cracker dust, mint, basil cream, carbonated sugar
Anthony Felan is the executive chef at Wine Country Bistro & Bottle Shop in his hometown of Shreveport, La. Chef Felan is an active leader in the farm-to-table movement and has focused on using local, seasonal ingredients in his menu. The iconic restaurant serves an upscale take on Southern cuisine featuring dishes like low country shrimp and grits, fried pickled green tomatoes, buttermilk fried rabbit and more. Click here to travel along the tasty Red River Riches Culinary Trail.