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[18 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 23,044 views]
Austin’s Meatiest Food News and Events

It’s rare that I do an events/newsy post, I usually post information about upcoming events I think are cool in my Facebook group, but there is so much cool stuff happening over the next few weeks that I felt it was time for a roundup.
Apologies in advance to any vegans or vegetarians in the group, for some reason, there’s lots of flesh-eating events coming up over the next few weeks.
Without further ado, here’s what’s on my radar for Austin food lovers:
Sunday, April 21 at 1 pm: VACA y VINO
Lamberts …

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[6 May 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,642 views]
Austin’s May Food Events

On May 8, Beth M. Howard will be at Book People to talk about and sign copies of her memoir, “Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Pie.”

On May 9, Central Market will kick off their two week celebration of all things French. Their Passport to France events will include lots of delicious sampling opportunities in the store (especially the evening of May 9 and on the weekends), daily live music and entertainment, cooking classes, additional products imported from France, including over forty new cheeses, and more.
Highlights include:

Creperie open daily from …

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[25 Nov 2011 | 27 Comments | 3,048 views]
Holiday Gifts You Can Buy Online

It’s Black Friday at almost 3 p.m., and we haven’t left the house because we’re afraid of all the shoppers out for Black Friday! With my fear of dealing with traffic and lines and general frustration, it seemed like perfect timing to share some holiday gift ideas for those who like me, want to buy as many gifts as possible online.
One of my favorite gift ideas are cookbooks and coffee table books. I love something that is both useful and beautiful at the same time. When the PR firm for …

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[18 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 1,970 views]
Central Market’s Salute to Cheese

It’s election season and Central Market is creatively branding their October focus on cheese to “melt” in nicely with all the political talk. It’s called “Hail to the Cheese” and the celebration will continue through Tuesday, Oct. 26.

Adam and I were at Central Market North this weekend, and picked up the “Cheese Guide” below to thumb through. Most “marketing material” is the kind of thing I pick up and almost immediately throw away, but this one is a keeper!
It includes suggestions for cheese plates, descriptions of different kinds of cheeses, …

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[22 Jun 2010 | 28 Comments | 4,165 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Austin Grocery Store

Austin is kind of a grocery store mecca. Just consider that:

Whole Foods Market started in Austin almost 30 years ago — and is home to the corporate headquarters and flagship store.
Central Market opened it’s first store here — on North Lamar in 1994.
Wheatsville Co-op is the only retail consumer food co-op in Texas and its right here in Austin!

Others in town include HEB, Randalls, Fiesta, Royal Blue Grocery, Asia Market, Fresh Plus, MT Supermarket, Newflower, Sprouts, Sun Harvest, and more.
Last week alone, I visited the Triangle Farmers Market, Central Market, …

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