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[19 Nov 2009 | 5 Comments | 2,421 views]
David Ansel, AKA The Soup Peddler on KGSR

David Ansel, a friend of mine since I first moved to Austin, was our guest this morning on the KGSR Late Show. Below he shows off his trusty Soup Peddler branded cooler that he used to transport containers of soup and entrees for us lucky ones to try.

Some things you might not know about the Soup Peddler:

You must order your food by the Saturday night before the week you would like to pick it up or have it delivered. This is not fast food people. Sign up for his e-newsletter …

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Recipes »

[17 Nov 2009 | 11 Comments | 2,881 views]
Pasta with Goat Cheese and Olives

The recipe below came about through social networking at it’s best. I follow @laurasrecipes and she tweeted about goat cheese and olive pasta. As you may know, I’m not the most regular cook but these two ingredients caught my eye after our visit to both goat and olive farms the day before.
I followed the link, which led me to Saveur’s “Best of the Web” — handpicked links to the staff’s favorite recipes and articles. This led to a blog called food & style.
The recipe that inspired me to whip up …

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Tours »

[15 Nov 2009 | 9 Comments | 2,890 views]
Under the Texan Sun

Today I experienced a little piece of the old country out in the Hill Country. I milked a goat by hand, walked among olive trees, and dined in a structure built over one hundred years ago.
If you are part of the Tasty Touring Facebook group, you received an invitation to join the Hill Country Food and Farms tour sent out to all group members. If you are a member of the Facebook fan page, you might have seen the invite through your news feed.
The event came together after connecting with …

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[12 Nov 2009 | One Comment | 2,420 views]

While I was traveling for my day job, Bryan and Andy interviewed and sampled wonderful dishes from Jason Donoho, executive chef of Fino and Asti.
Topics included:

His biggest culinary influence (mom)
Favorite local spots to eat — Uchi, Din Ho, and Chen’s Noodle House
Fino’s Chef’s Table  Series
The end of Gourmet magazine
Tasting delicious dishes from both Fino and Asti

If you are viewing this on e-mail, visit Tasty Touring online to download the audio files:

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[6 Nov 2009 | 14 Comments | 3,532 views]
Devouring the Statesman Dining Guide

Did you know that about seven times more restaurants opened than closed in the past year in Austin, Texas according to the Statesman?
This isn’t hard for me to believe in that I have a hard time keeping up with all of the new spots that are opening all around town — especially all of the food trailers!
After reading through the Austin360 Dining Guide, Mike Sutter’s recommendations for dishes and meals he enjoyed during his first year as Statesman food critic, I decided it was time to make my own list …

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