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Brandon Watson

Food Editor


Brandon Watson started writing for the Chronicle as a contributor to the Gay Place. He joined the news staff as Asst. News Editor in February 2013, concentrating on LGBT justice and political satire, and became Food Editor in July 2014.

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Get Ready for Texas Tiki Week

Cocktail umbrellas up

Food Daily, Jul. 31, 2015 4:00 PM

VOX Table

Dining for Austin's next generation

Food Feature, Jul. 30, 2015

Raise Your Glass to National Tequila Day

Here's where to celebrate

Food Daily, Jul. 24, 2015 11:15 AM

Pay it Forward Returns for Fifth Year

Benefit is highlight of Austin culinary calendar

Food Daily, Jul. 21, 2015 3:45 PM

Four New Concepts Opening in the Domain

Rock Rose becomes mini entertainment district

Food Daily, Jul. 20, 2015 10:40 AM

Taco Journalism Launches Taco Tour

No taco will be left undiscovered

Food Daily, Jul. 15, 2015 4:00 PM

Green Pastures Sold to Development Group

Renovation, boutique hotel planned

Food Daily, Jul. 10, 2015 2:26 PM

First Look: Juliet Ristorante

High design and easy sipping on Barton Springs Road

Food Daily, Jul. 10, 2015 12:10 PM

Prelog's European Kitchen

Dazzling technique and missed potential

Food Feature, Jul. 9, 2015

Apis Calls for Chef Collaborations

Dinner series debuts in September

Food Daily, Jul. 8, 2015 12:45 PM

Mom and Apple Pie

Celebrating the new America

Food Feature, Jul. 2, 2015


New comfort for a changing Austin

Food Feature, Jul. 2, 2015

Via 313 and laV Receive National Honors

Local temples to pizza, wine named best in America

Food Daily, Jun. 30, 2015 3:00 PM

AC Food Fight: Frozen Pops

A cold piece of work

Food Feature, Jun. 25, 2015


Tropical bar is more than just cocktails

Food Feature, Jun. 18, 2015

Mongers Market + Kitchen

Inconsistency mars neighborhood haunt

Food Feature, Jun. 4, 2015

Cheers to Negroni Week

Drink a classic cocktail for charity

Food Daily, Jun. 1, 2015 2:30 PM

Apis Restaurant & Apiary

Dining away from the hive

Food Feature, May. 28, 2015

Austin Cooks for Nepal

Two food events raise money for humanitarian aid

Food Daily, May. 22, 2015 3:30 PM

Citywide 86'd Heats Up

Tickets now on sale for finals

Food Daily, May. 19, 2015 2:30 PM

Quesoff Wants Your Queso

Cheesy contest enters fifth year

Food Daily, May. 12, 2015 11:00 AM

Raise Your Glass to American Craft Beer Week

Local breweries celebrate

Food Daily, May. 11, 2015 10:45 AM

Counter 3. Five. VII

Congress Avenue's new math

Food Feature, May. 7, 2015

Aaron Franklin Wins James Beard Award

Barbecue genius is now Best Chef: Southwest

Food Daily, May. 4, 2015 7:51 PM

Lucky's Puccias and Pizzeria

Popular trailer's latest chapter

Food Feature, Apr. 30, 2015

The Shopping List

Three new ways to keep it local

Food Feature, Apr. 30, 2015

Shake Shack Opens May 5

Line up now for bragging rights

Food Daily, Apr. 29, 2015 11:00 AM

Via 313 Expands Pizza Empire

Detroit-style trailer opens first brick-and-mortar

Food Daily, Apr. 24, 2015 4:15 PM

Pachanga Names Very Important Tacos

Listen to music, stuff your face

Food Daily, Apr. 23, 2015 2:00 PM

Sala & Betty

Can Teresa Wilson define Austin dining again?

Food Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

After the Show, It's the Afterparty

Events pop up around Austin Food & Wine Festival

Food Daily, Apr. 22, 2015 2:30 PM

416 Bar & Grille

Perhaps best without the "grille" part

Food Feature, Apr. 9, 2015


Chi'Lantro renews fast casual

Food Feature, Apr. 2, 2015

Eat the Vote

Local chefs nominated for Food and Wine award

Food Daily, Apr. 1, 2015 12:25 PM

Pancakes and Philanthropy at Kerbey Lane

Local chain making big donation for birthday

Food Daily, Mar. 30, 2015 9:30 AM

Two Austin Chefs Nominated for James Beard Awards

Bryce Gilmore and Aaron Franklin make it to the next round

Food Daily, Mar. 25, 2015 12:00 PM

Let Them Make Cake

The artists that make Austin the cake capital of the world

Food Feature, Mar. 19, 2015

AC Food Fight: East Side King

Battle of Paul Qui's holy rollers

Food Feature, Mar. 18, 2015

Lovely Day

You're never too cool for breakfast

Food Feature, Mar. 18, 2015

One More Cup

Austin is serious about coffee

Food Feature, Mar. 18, 2015

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