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3 Events You Should Think About Attending This Weekend

NYC, LA, Texas showcase beer, travel, jalapeños
Feb 19, 2015 4:00 pm

A record cold is blanketing much of the Northeast, and (to us at least) that's just as good a reason as ever to reach for a brew — or choose from one of more than 40 local ones — this weekend in New York City. Or plan your next tropical getaway at the nation's largest travel show, taking place this weekend in Los Angeles. Here are the three food and drink events you should think about attending over the next few days.

Texas Beef Prices Soaring, Chocolate Snorting, Pope Speaking About Food

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Feb 9, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it's news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention, including Iggy Azalea, BBQ prices in Texas and snorting chocolate.

Don't Miss This: Aaron Franklin And Paul Qui Are Cooking Dinner Together

Austin's big guns are raising money for charity
Dec 16, 2014 3:30 pm

Qui has been one of Austin’s most difficult tables to snag since opening last year. Franklin Barbecue is, well, have you seen the line that forms outside before it opens every single day? For one night only, the chefs behind the two immensely popular restaurants — Paul Qui and Aaron Franklin — are collaborating to cook dinner. Ladies and gentlemen, this is going to be a meal for the ages. Details, right here.

12 Houston Restaurants: New, Classics, The Best Pho In America?

There are many surprises in this booming food city
Dec 15, 2014 10:30 am

According to chef Justin Yu, Houston is an eating city.  “It’s really based on a lot of cuisines and cultures and people who base their life around coming together and eating,” he told us recently. And while we hear this sentiment of pride often when a local chef starts talking about his community, Yu pretty much hit it on the head. You go to Houston to eat. Period. And eat really, really well. Here are 12 places you should visit.

David Bull Transforms A Power Plant Into A Grill-Lover's Heaven

Austin chef on space, smokestacks and charcuterie
Jun 26, 2014 3:00 pm

Austin-based chef David Bull and his partners in the La Corsha group have announced plans for both a boutique hotel in East Austin and an ambitious project in Austin’s former Seaholm Power Plant. The restaurant’s theme revolves heavily around outdoor grilling and smoking – an idea both international and intensely local. We spoke with Bull about how a restaurant moves from business plan to reality.

It's Tiki Week In Texas! Break Out The Rum. And, Of Course, The Mole Bitters.

Lone Star State shakes up the Mai Tai status quo
Jun 25, 2014 2:00 pm

Part of what makes the event unique to the Lone Star State is the locals’ audacious approach to tiki. Bartenders are crafting menus with a distinct sensibility of regional pride and no fear of risk-taking. Agave spirits, mole bitters, ancho liqueur and pecan syrups all deviate from the tiki norm and bring a dash of the Southwest to the tropical rum-centric category.

This Is How You Make Frito Pie

Classic southern comfort food
Jun 10, 2014 11:00 am
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Morgan’s Barbecue is bringing the famous frito pie north to NYC. Their version is served old-school style in a slit-open Fritos bag, smothered with Texas red chili and topped with white onion, cheddar cheese, sour cream, scallions and Morgan’s signature slow-smoked brisket.

Texas Potato Salad Recipe

A tangy Texas baked potato salad with the fixins
May 20, 2014 2:00 pm

Every great grill-out needs an arsenal of side dishes, and Tim Love's Texas-style potato salad is just that. Remember, food folks: mayonnaise is your friend. As are spicy chopped pickled jalapeños, plenty of tangy whole-grain mustard and toasted pumpkin seeds for crunch.

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