Former Lenoir pastry chef Jasmine Jones struck out on her own in the fall of 2014 with a catering bakery called I Knead That where she creates made-to-order sweets and wedding cakes for the public and prepares baked good for local caterers. This weekend, the owners of Métier Cook's Supply welcome her for a pop-up pastry sale.
Amy Simmons always intended to be a woman of accomplishment, the kind of person who made a mark in her community, like the working mother who raised her. Even when Amy chose not to attend medical school after graduating from Tufts University in order to sell ice cream, she still had a plan.
Both the Food Network and Bravo TV opened their 2015 seasons with programs prominently featuring food from Austin restaurants. Local examples of pizza, burgers, brisket, sharable plates, and paella were definitely ready for their close-up.
Chef/owner Camden Stuerzenberger loves living in North Shoal Creek, but as a veteran of downtown kitchens (Hickory Street, Bess Bistro), he lamented his neighborhood's lack of options for a quiet post-work glass of wine. Who wants to relax over drinks after a long day, only to embark on a long commute afterward?
It's the holidays, and you want to relax. Rest assured, your family and friends don't care. They just want to party, and they're looking at you like you are a member of the Donner Party. Never fear – just because you're lazy doesn't mean you can't pull off a holiday meal. We're sorry, but you're going to have to go to the grocery store.