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May 13, 2012

Cooks Who Draw Inspiration from Their Mothers

Numerous Texas chefs credit their profound talents to years of hard work in culinary school, rigorous training alongside great chefs, or hours of sweat equity in restaurant kitchens. Great cooking, however, is not a subject that can be summed up in the span of a few short years in the kitchen; lessons usually begin

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April 12, 2012

Uchi and Uchiko Sweep Three Categories in First Annual CultureMap Tastemaker Awards in Austin; Congress’ David Bull Takes Best Chef Trophy

Uchi and Uchiko together swept the first annual Austin CultureMap Tastemaker Awards gala on Thursday night at the Driskill Hotel, taking three prizes out of seven. The two sibling restaurants won for best restaurant, best decor and atmosphere, and best pastry chef (Philip Speer). The crowd in