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Appalachian Food Summit: A Celebration of Our Appalachian Food Heritage

I’d give anything to be in Hindman, Kentucky this Sunday May 18th 2014 for the big Appalachian food summit. Mountain folk’s food often gets short shrift in the national conversation but we’re predicting that will change as southern food enjoys … Continue reading

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Once Over Coffee Bar – Mad Scientist Coffee Comes To Austin

When the kids at Once Over Coffee Bar decided to throw their hat in Austin’s ultra-crowded, semi-competitive coffee ring it could have been described as a long shot. But they had an ace in the hole: Artisan coffee served by … Continue reading

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Taqueria La Canaria: Real Deal Mexican on Airport Boulevard

When you stake a claim within rock throwing distance of one of Austin’s most legendary taquerias [Tamale House] you’d better be prepared to bring your A game on a daily basis. In some ways La Canaria is actually superior to … Continue reading

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Cherry Creek: The Second Best Fried Catfish in Travis County For 15 Years Running

It’s not easy being second best. Austin Texas has a 900 pound gorilla in just about every food category. That leaves the little monkeys left to vie for the scraps the Alpha bull doesn’t want or need. Fried catfish is … Continue reading

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A Very Fine Southern Breakfast: Galloway Sandwich Shop

I’m always on the lookout for good sausage. Living in Central Texas makes this pursuit easy as pie what with all the Czech, Austrian and German emigrees residing within 100 miles in any direction you care to drive. That’s another … Continue reading

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