Tag Archives: Austin

Tamale House East: Austin Texas Food Party Saturday November 16th 2013

Here’s the line-up for our upcoming pop up. It’s number 13 in the series. Let Us Now Praise Texas Women is the  theme for this food party. Hope y’all can come out on Saturday November 16th at Tamale House East. … Continue reading

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Field Report: Bufalina Pizza In East Austin Texas

A long, hard road. That’s the path that Steve Dilley walked down as he attempted to open Bufalina pizza restaurant in Austin, Texas. Underground eaters began gnashing their teeth way back in 2011 when word circulated that East Austin was … Continue reading

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Akaushi Japanese Beef Party: Celebrate Texas Independence Day At Tamale House East

Here’s the menu. Hope y’all can come out celebrate Texas Independence Day with us. We’ll have plenty Texas beef and ice cold Live Oak draft beer. Scrumptious Chef Pop Up Restaurant #9 Sat March 2nd 2013 Chicken Fried Steak (Wagyu … Continue reading

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Texas Barbecue Photos: John Mueller Meat Co.

  I’ve made a few runs by John Mueller’s new barbecue joint in East Austin but have yet to find a line that I have the patience to wait out. Here’s a photo from opening day when the line stretched … Continue reading

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Intelligentsia Coffee, Fried Catfish And Collards: East Austin’s Got A Brand New Bag

I’m perpetually on the hunt. Soul food is hard to come by in Austin, Texas. Yes, there are a handful of joints scattered around town, but I miss the profundity of cities like Birmingham, Jackson and New Orleans. It’s one … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Chef Pop Up Restaurants In Austin Texas Hit The Big Time: Featured In Austinist

We toiled quietly for 8 months before Austin media caught on to the hottest food parties in town. Our Scrumptious Chef Pop Up Restaurant series blew up this morning with a feature in Austin’s biggest entertainment blog: The Austinist. This … Continue reading

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Texas Barbecue Photos: John Mueller Meat Co. Prepares To Open In East Austin Texas

I shot out a roll of film this past Saturday at the John Mueller Meat Co. located behind Kellee’s Place at the corner of e.6th and Pedernales in East Austin. Mueller was in a talkative mood so we repaired to … Continue reading

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Texas Barbecue Photos: Blue Ox Barbecue

Brand new food truck in southeast Austin: Blue Ox Barbecue is in the courtyard of Buzz Mill Coffee, a brand new coffee house that will also be more than happy to pour you a beer or mix you a cocktail. … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: East Austin Mujere

I spotted this lady at the Joe’s Bakery 50th Anniversary party at Fiesta Gardens in East Austin. She was whirling around and around on the dance floor til I coaxed her into stopping for a moment so I could get … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Scrumptious Chef Restaurant Pop Up #7: The Wild Foods Of Texas

Looks like Tamale House got a hold of the Scrumptious Chef Restaurant Pop Up event poster. I wasn’t going to release it for a few more days. It’ll probably go viral as long lines form at the east Austin eatery … Continue reading

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Texas Barbecue Photos: Micklethwait Craft Meats

After a long run-up, including a successful Kickstarter fundraising effort, Tom Micklethwait is open for business on Austin’s East Side. Micklethwait is the owner and the pit boss of this brand new food trailer. I expect big things from this … Continue reading

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Texas Barbecue Photos: John Lewis Of LA Barbecue In Austin

Ran down to LA Barbecue this morning, well before they opened, to chat with John Lewis for a minute and see how things are going in his new post as pit boss at the joint where he was an apprentice … Continue reading

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The Art Of The Cocktail Part Five: Hot Buttered Rum

Demon rum. The original spirit consumed widely across North America and the Western Hemisphere. While today, bourbon is considered the quintessential liquor of the United States, it wasn’t in the too far distant past that rum held that honor. There … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Julian Fernandez of Los Texas Wranglers

Expert practitioners of conjunto, the raucous, accordion-driven music that came into being in the Texas of the 1800s, Los Texas Wranglers provided a driving backbeat to the Joe’s Bakery 50th Anniversary party held at Fiesta Gardens in East Austin last … Continue reading

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Happy Bayram! A Guide To International Groceries In Austin Texas

When I began preparing for my journeys through Istanbul, I dove headfirst into thick tomes on the culture of the city. I quickly discovered that Turkey is a secular country with topless beaches, loud heavy metal concerts, couples making out … Continue reading

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The Art Of The Cocktail Part Three: The Caipirinha

Austin Texas has a large Brazilian community that explodes one weekend per year at the Palmer Event Center, when they all show up clothed as scantily as possible then proceed to spend the next few hours gyrating wildly eventually ending … Continue reading

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SPIN Modern Thai In The Suburban Wilds Of Northwest Austin

On a lazy, Texas Saturday afternoon, I was in the strip mall dominated neighborhood of US 183 and Lakeline when I happened upon SPIN Modern Thai. I thought that surely in this neighborhood, modern is a euphemism for non-authentic, bland, … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Chef Soul Food Pop Up Restaurant: Sun Aug 5th At 3 Little Pigs Food Truck

After Scrumptious Chef Pop Up #1, barbecue edition we took the lay of the land and decided to wade back into the fray with Pop Up #2. This time we’re tackling soul food. Adrian Miller, the soul food scholar{whom you … Continue reading

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Turf N Surf Po Boys In Austin, Texas

Turf n Surf Po Boys in downtown Austin has a chef from the famous Gilmore cooking family. No, it’s not Bryce Gilmore of Odd Duck Farm To Trailer and Barley Swine nor is it Jack Allen Gilmore of Z’Tejas and … Continue reading

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The Art Of The Cocktail Part One: The Lonely Bullfighter

I’ve had a long love affair with well mixed cocktails. The people who prepare them, bars stretching from rural Texas to Istanbul, and the culture that surrounds the art of the cocktail have long fascinated me. A perfectly crafted drink, … Continue reading

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