Our shared history at the table is undeniable. Perhaps at the table, and with the help of people like Michael Twitty, is where we will join together and take a bite out of that which keeps us apart.
Posts Tagged ‘ Austin Texas ’
If you are a tea lover, and ever find yourself in Austin, Texas–on the east side of town–satisfying your craving for something black or green or white or herbal is closer than you think.
I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up, hot tea meant a tea bag steeped in a cup of boiling water and cold tea meant a teaspoon or two of instant tea granules stirred into a glass of cold water. My family wasn’t alone. That’s how most “mid-century modern” folks enjoyed their tea.
It was after hours on a gorgeous spring day when I stopped by the Zhi Tea Gallery in Austin, Texas. I was there to meet with company Founder and CEO, Jeffrey Lorien, a.k.a. Dr. Oolong, to talk about…well…tea. He sauntered into the room sporting a respectable scruff of beard, wayward hair, and dressed in a t-shirt and shorts. He looked like he was on vacation–or just woke up from a nap.
Faculty of Cunningham Elementary as well as the family of students work together on PEAS Farm, creating community and good eating for everyone.
Since breaking ground, PEAS Farm, a hybrid school/ community garden, has become an important part of school life at Cunningham Elementary in South Austin.
Mark Buley and Sam Hellman-Mass are two young Austin chefs with passion for local farm raised food, and sharing their creations at Odd Duck restaurant.
Odd Duck restaurant in Austin, TX prepares produce, meat and dairy sourced from local farmers and ranchers, and prepares it with respect and creativity.
Guided by a simple philosophy that emphasizes elegant execution and simple ingredients Beth Vlasich Pav owns and publishes a food and video blog entitled www.bethsgoodfood.com.
Americans have a love affair with pizza: The dough, sauce, toppings and cheese that comprise the pies are delicious on their own, but when you seal them with a smoky kiss from a wood fired pizza oven — molto bene.