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Bar Food Is Getting Serious In Austin, Texas

Beyond chips, queso and all-you-can-eat tacos
May 21, 2015 11:00 am

Austin has long been a town full of lively bars with great atmosphere. A few short years ago, though, the idea of great bar food would have brought little more to mind than chips and queso or taco platters. As Austin’s food scene has evolved, so have the bars (and restaurant bars) — and the food served at them.

10 New Places To Eat Really Well In Houston, Texas

Dining in Space City is out of this world
May 20, 2015 11:00 am

While it’s true that Houston offers a fine selection of steakhouses, Tex-Mex joints and Southern-styled restaurants, this city of more than 2 million residents is also one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the United States, meaning all sorts of culinary influences are in play. Here are 10 new and notable restaurant openings to check out in Space City.

Why Is Javelina Chef Richard Caruso So Secretive About His Queso Recipe?

How cheese dip could signal the next big food craze
May 6, 2015 12:04 pm

For weeks now, Richard Caruso, chef of New York's utlra-popular new Tex-Mex restaurant, Javelina, has been fending off questions about the specific formula for his sensational spicy cheese dip, which isn’t so easy when that particular dish also happens to be his signature menu item. As such, it’s basically all that anyone wants to talk about. Chris Shott reports.

Aaron Franklin On How To Order Texas Barbecue

Texas BBQ boss with some tips on ordering smart
Apr 7, 2015 10:30 am

If you’re a first-timer at a Texas barbecue joint, the fine folks from Franklin Barbecue want to give you some guidance on ordering the food that will make you happiest. Read through their suggestions, take advantage of their wisdom and expertise, and you’re guaranteed to enjoy your Texan BBQ experience! Can you smell the brisket yet?

3 Events You Should Think About Attending This Weekend

NYC, LA, Texas showcase beer, travel, jalapeños
Feb 19, 2015 5:00 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 4:30 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 4:30 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 11:30 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.

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