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10 Survival Tips: Austin FOOD & WINE Festival

by evh April 16, 2015
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The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival is Here! Are you ready? April 25-27 at Butler Park & Republic Square Park Here are a few MUSTS for the BIG weekend: 1. Log In! AustinFoodWine.com  This year, the Official Austin FOOD & WINE Festival website is 100% mobile-friendly! That means you can access the 2014 Schedule, Map, Bios, Nightly Event Info, Emergency Updates, FAQs and […]

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Chef Monica Pope: Inspirational Cooking & Mushroom Dumplings

by evh May 6, 2014
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Mushroom Dumplings with Honeyed Blue Cheese Sauce ~ I have to admit I really didn’t know all that much about Chef Monica Pope before the Austin Food & Wine Festival. I knew her name from various food events around Texas and knew about her Houston-based restaurants but, other than that I really didn’t know a heck of […]

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NEW eBook: From Market to Plate with Local Savour: Autumn Edition

by evh November 3, 2013
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Crisp mornings, changing leaves (and clocks!) and autumn produce are all coming into a full swing. To celebrate the new season From Market to Plate with Local Savour: Autumn Edition brings you over 45 seasonal and Farmers Market inspired recipes captivating the essence of autumn with every bite along side beautiful photography with every dish. The […]

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Upping The Ante: The 2013 Austin FOOD & WINE Festival

by evh May 10, 2013
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I have been to many food events over the years but The 2013 Austin FOOD & WINE Festival was by far one of THE BEST that I have ever attended. Not only was it well organized and led by an amazing team of folks (including a great group of volunteers and fellow local foodies) it […]

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Best In Show: The Austin FOOD & WINE Rock Your Taco Event

by evh May 10, 2013
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The BEST IN SHOW winner, in my opinion, during the Austin FOOD & WINE Festival was the Rock Your Taco Event. The event coordinators, staff and volunteers managed to make Republic Square Park (yes, where the Farmer’s Market is held) look elegant and classy yet, Austin casual. Large balloon-like lanterns and some good rock’n music […]

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The Chef Tim Love Experience: Austin FOOD & WINE Festival 2013

by evh May 9, 2013
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I have to admit I really didn’t know too much about Chef Tim Love from Dallas, Texas before the Austin FOOD & WINE Festival. Sure, I knew he was on the docket and a celebrity chef from shows like Iron Chef America and Top Chef Masters but other than that he wasn’t really on my […]

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Local Savour’s Favorite Things 2012

by evh December 21, 2012
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Just when you think it can’t get any better, the food and entrepreneurial scene here continues to delight and grow stronger every year. Over the course of 2012, I’ve had the privilege of meeting up with several new (and old) chefs, bakers, creators and vendors – learning more about the high quality and use of local […]

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Day Twelve: 12 Days of Holiday Cookies ~ Tex-Mex Wedding And A Re-Cap

by evh December 14, 2012
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Did you really think we could get through the whole 12 Days of Holiday Cookies (whew ~ we made it!) recipe series without a nod to the classic holiday wedding cookies? You may already know about one of our family’s holiday treats simply known around these parts as “THE orange cookie” but you might not have […]

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A Southern Favorite: Pimento Cheese

by evh September 18, 2012
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Pimento Cheese ~ I know what your thinking … pimentos? Really? Belch! Believe me, I thought the same thing. I was used to seeing pimentos only in my olives swimming in a vodka martini. Why would one want to actually eat a pimento sans vodka? One word – Cheese. If you’re from the south you […]

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For Julia: Vanilla Cheesecake Shake

by evh August 14, 2012
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Vanilla Cheesecake Shake ~ I remember hearing my mom (and other moms) during the summer months crying out “Is it back to school time yet?” At the time, I would kinda laugh thinking NO WAY, there’s still tons of time left to go to the pool and the beach, hang out with friends and let […]

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