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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Dai Due, April Schedule

Jesse and Tamara have announced the schedule for April’s Dai Due suppers. To get full detail, visit their website. And don’t dally. With only three exquisite, unparalleled offerings for the month, first-come, first-served is an urgent proposition.

Seafood Supper Club at Johnson’s Backyard Garden, Sunday April 5th, 3pm

…amazing produce and super fresh Gulf seafood from our [...]

How Funky is Your Chicken?

Mark your calendar and start the countdown: Austin’s first Funky Chicken Coop Tour happens on April 11. Raising chickens is a hot trend this season, in case you didn’t notice. If you want to get in on the bird action (like me), you won’t want to miss this opportunity to see where Austin’s chickens lay [...]

Today’s the Last Day for Early-Bird Tickets

The Sustainable Food Center’s annual Farm to Plate fundraiser happens again this year on May 7. Today’s 40-degree gray makes May seem far away, but it’s going to sneak up fast. More importantly, early-bird ticket sales end today. Individual tickets are $75, and tables that seat eight people are $700. But prices go up starting [...]

Slow Food in Austin, an Overview

“Slowing Down,” a film by Adrian Tapia

Berry My Heart*

Strawberry season is upon us again, oh joy, oh joy! My first local strawberry of the year came from Poteet and was soused with white wine, brandy, and prosecco in a specialty sangria at Fino last night. Have you had your first Texas strawberry yet this year? How was it? (If you missed my treatise [...]

Local Wine and Cheese at Central Market (Austin)

A dynamic duo in Texas wine and food will offer up their insights along with their goods this Thursday evening from 6:30 until 9 at the Central Market Cooking School. From the Mozzarella Company, Paula Lambert will cook with her Dallas-made cheeses. Susan Auler, of Fall Creek Vineyards in Tow, will pair dishes like Celery [...]

Gelato Savings (Austin)

In what he has dubbed an original economic stimulus plan, Teo of Austin gelato fame is offering $2 gelato servings every Tuesday from noon until 10 at both Teo locations. Ask for the TEO Plan – that’s Teo Economic Opportunity. Hey, don’t knock it. This is high-quality, locally made gelato. We’ll take our discount and [...]