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[17 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 4,000 views]
Wonders of New Mexico: Road Trip 2011

Adam and I drove almost without stopping from Marathon, TX to Roswell, NM to check out the UFO Museum. After five hours in the car, I kind of looked like an alien myself.  While this “From Roswell to Your Kitchen” cookbook looked intriguing from the cover, it was actually just recipes from local folks for things they enjoy making at home — no recipes from aliens here.
I’ve spent time in Santa Fe before, and knew it was at high altitude. However, last time, I had a couple days to acclimate …

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[14 Apr 2011 | 15 Comments | 2,736 views]
We Can Do It!

As of this writing, there are 27 hours left to vote in Whole Foods’ national Foodie Fantasy contest and I’m the only contestant from Austin! I’m so appreciative of the Statesman and the Chronicle for encouraging their readers to vote for me.
Thank you to everyone on Facebook who has been voting for me over the past week and a half. Your support means so much to me and no matter what happens, I’ll be grateful. If you haven’t voted, you can potentially vote twice before the contest ends — …

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[9 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,498 views]
The Republic of Austin Has Decreed: Vote for Jodi!

Thank you to Chris Lynn, editor of the Austin blog Republic of Austin, for encouraging his readers to vote for me to win the trip to Europe from Whole Foods. You Rawk, Chris!
Help Austin food blogger Tasty Touring win a European  dream trip. [FUNNY VIDEO]
2011 APRIL 8
by Chris Apollo Lynn
One of our favorite local food bloggers, Jodi Bart from Tasty Touring, has made it to the finals of the Whole Foods Foodie Fantasy Contest. If she wins, she’ll get to go on a kick-a European tour of food hotspots across …

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[7 Apr 2011 | 9 Comments | 2,707 views]
Where to Eat in Santa Fe

On this trip to Santa Fe, I didn’t have much of an appetite and felt nauseous most of the time due to altitude sickness, so I actually didn’t eat very much. However, some dishes and restaurant experiences did stand out.
Linda’s Nutty Granola at Pasqual’s.
Plato Mexicano at The Pink Adobe, a restaurant serving an interesting fusion of New Mexican and French food. One of my favorite questions they ask when you order New Mexican food is red? green? or Christmas? Christmas is what they call red and green salsa together.
Drinking chocolate …

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[7 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,603 views]
Thanks, KEYE-TV, for Getting Out the Vote!

A big thank you to producer Leslie Coons and anchor Bettie Cross for having me on KEYE’s “Austin Live” yesterday to show my Whole Foods Foodie Fantasy video submission and encourage folks to vote for me!

You can vote once every 24 hours until Friday, April 15. Thank you so much for your support and I promise to pipe down once this contest is over and (hopefully) I hunker down to start planning my foodie fantasy vacation in Europe!

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