November 23, 2013 Austin Chronicle

17th Annual Empty Bowl Project This Weekend: Potters, chefs, and musicians join forces to fight kid’s hunger

The Empty Bowl Project is one of my favorite charity events every year because it brings together such diverse community talents in the fight against kid's hunger. My collection of mis-matched empty bowls reminds me there are hungry kids in Austin and is one of my true kitchen treasures.Read more

November 19, 2013 Complex

America’s 10 Coolest Restaurants With a Farm Attached

Perhaps you’ve heard of the locavore movement. It’s a return to locally-sourced, seasonal food, often lovingly grown and produced with an emphasis on a respect for the environment and local community. Not only are these farmers, restaurateurs, cooks, and diners focusing on sustainability, but they’re also nurturing a shared taste for new and exciting types of food, like the countless heirloom varieties you can now find at your local farmer’s market.Read more

November 12, 2013 Culturemap Austin

Booming restaurant row offers enticing mix of classics, upstarts

Running through the center of an East Austin enclave near the University of Texas campus that is home to a mix of families, students and creatives, Manor Road has seen new coffee shops and restaurants popping up between businesses that have been a cornerstone of the community for years.Read more