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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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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 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 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 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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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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Daniel Delaney Of BrisketLab Sits Down With RL Reeves Jr

I just got off the phone with Daniel Delaney of BrisketLab, the New York City brisket subscription service that has taken the Northeastern part of the United States by storm. Mr. Delaney, the founder of Vendr.TV, was kind enough to … Continue reading

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Pies And Pigs Benefit For Colleen Sommers At Springdale Farms In Austin, Texas

Looking for a report on the affair. I could not attend so I would love to hear from someone who made it to the benefit.   http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/index.cfm/2012/6/11/Salt-And-Time-Steps-Into-The-Ring-With-Three-Little-PigsSpringdale-Farms-Hosts-Hog-Showdown-Benefit   All the details on the event are up on the Chronicle’s website … Continue reading

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Kathryn Weatherup’s New East Austin Bar Is Dead Serious About Your Cocktails And The Ice That Keeps Them Cold

Expertly mixed cocktails are now available in the Cesar Chavez barrio of East Austin. It’s not been  many years since that sentence would’ve rung out across Austin as an absurdity. Not anymore. We’ve been looking forward to Kathryn Weatherup’s entry … Continue reading

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May Is National Barbecue Month: Texans Unite And Celebrate! Willie’s Barbecue In East Austin, Texas

I’ve had a long love affair with Willie’s Barbecue located way out MLK in far east Austin, Texas. I first started going there back in the 90s when word on the street had it that Willie was offering boudin with … Continue reading

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Texas Barbecue Photos: Salty Sow To Open In Former Red House Pizza On April 24th 2012

We’re getting excited over here in East Austin. The smell of  smoked pig meat is about to begin wafting through the French Place neighborhood as Salty Sow, the newest restaurant from Larry Foles and Guy Villavaso of Hopdoddy fame, prepares … Continue reading

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Bufalina Pizza:East Austin Set To Get Major New Player In Central Texas Pizza Game

Update July 2013 A field report from the freshly opened Bufalina http://chowpapi.com/field-report-bufalina-pizza-in-east-austin-texas/ Update 3/27/2013: Just got word from one of the owners that Bufalina Pizza is in the end game stages of build-out and will, hopefully, be opening in April. … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: The White Swan: Old School East Austin Beer Joint

One of East Austin’s historic, drinking establishments The White Swan was formerly a quiet little bar that catered to older Black folks and blue collar workers through the week transforming itself into a slightly more raucous young folks club on … Continue reading

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The State Of Desebrada In Austin Texas Part Seven: Taqueria El Chanclas

When I  decide to give the under sung taco form of desebrada its proper due and dedicate a seven part series to it, I have no way of knowing how hopelessly rare it is. At least in Austin. I search … Continue reading

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The State of Desebrada In Austin Texas Part Four: Cafe Del Sol

Austin still has a nook and cranny or two that I haven’t completely plumbed out though they are few and far between. I’ve traversed the length and breadth of the city on my motorbike so many times that when I … Continue reading

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Down By The River: One Meal At Live Oak Barbecue And Beer In Austin Texas

Initial thoughts on Live Oak Barbecue and Beer. A lot of time energy and effort has went into this restaurant and while it’s too early to issue any ringing proclamations a few first impressions can be wrought. 1: Authentic Central … Continue reading

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Only The Best: Top Five Austin Texas Food Carts For SXSW Visitors

As we all know Austin is about to be swarmed with tourists in town for SXSW. A lot of these friendly out of towners are going to need sustenance to maintain their decadent lifestyle of wine, food and song. This … Continue reading

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