By Anjli Mehta Between the rise of recipe apps and the convenience of saved recipes on Pinterest, the case for cookbooks has gotten harder to make these days. But there’s nothing like cracking open a new cookbook and thumbing through pages of beautiful, vivid photography that those lackluster user-generated recipe photos just can’t compete with. […]
By: Anjli Mehta This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, so make the most of the holiday and book brunch with your best gal pals. In the words of Parks and Recreation’s Leslie Knope, Galentine’s Day is “like Lilith Fair minus the angst, plus frittatas.” And mimosas, always mimosas. 1. Café No Se Photo […]
By: Anjli Mehta A bottle of Veuve, valet parking, and a seriously great dessert menu—what do all these finer things in life have in common? They’re the makings of a seriously great date night. But fancy doesn’t have to be fussy – nothing about Austin’s laid back vibe is too overdone. We’ve picked the best […]
By: Anjli Mehta If you’ve hosted a New Year’s Eve bash before, you know there’s a lot to consider to pull off the perfect party. From crowd-pleasing appetizers to curated playlists, there’s so much to prep. Cut yourself some slack this year and opt for a low-maintenance cocktail that you can whip up in seconds—because […]
By Anjli Mehta This season, share the joy with gifts that your foodie friends and family will love. These local picks are inspired by the diverse and vibrant food scene in Austin, and are sure to earn you countless “thank you’s” and “oh, you shouldn’t have’s”. For the Host/Hostess With The Mostest: When you pop […]
Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series that features the 2014 grant recipients of the Austin Food and Wine Alliance Culinary Grant Program. Close your eyes for a second and imagine an Austin that isn’t defined by high-rises or heavy traffic. New Farm Institute, a nonprofit located on Green Gate Farms in East […]
Every Austinite knows at least one thing to be true about this city: Fall doesn’t really exist here. If you’re lucky enough to catch a cool breeze, it’s usually not until December. While states above the Texas border were wearing sweaters to football games and whipping up butternut squash soup dinners, we were escaping the […]
The Austin Food & Wine Alliance announced today that $40,000 in grants will be given this year to support farmers, artisan producers, chefs, and small culinary businesses whose projects and initiatives show innovation and community support! Austin Food & Wine Alliance (AFWA), one of Central Texas’ most impactful culinary non-profits, is dedicated to fostering education, […]