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Gracie Salem

Gracie Salem has written about Austin's restaurants and chefs since 2000. In addition to contributing to The Austin Chronicle, she has published work in Tribeza and Edible Austin. She is a local veteran of the industry and operates a catering business with her husband and daughter.

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Declaration of Independence

Unexpected fare in way South Austin at Independence Fine Foods

Food Feature, Nov. 6, 2014

Behind the Case

Firehouse Lounge hits 'craft dive' stride

Food Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

Downtown's Garage Is a Hidden Gem

Craft cocktails, local history, and parking all-in-one

Food Feature, Jun. 26, 2014

Half Step Garners Top Industry Nom

UPDATED: Chris Bostick hoping to take home 2014 Spirited Award

Food Daily, Jun. 6, 2014 11:35 AM

Riding the Wave of Rum Punch

Pleasant Storage Room fuels summer fun with rum

Food Feature, May. 15, 2014

Havana-Inspired Bar Created Pleasant Soft Opening

Pre-opening night fun included ceviche bar and communal punch

Food Daily, Apr. 25, 2014 1:00 PM

'Limepocalypse' Hits Austin’s Bar Scene Hard

Fresh lime juice is a precious product this margarita season

Food Daily, Apr. 24, 2014 11:30 AM

Lucky Robot Adds Spring Menu Items

Japanese street food inspires guests to take it outside

Food Daily, Apr. 4, 2014 1:45 PM

Doing It Their Own Way at Whisler's

Owner Scranton Twohey lets his staff take the lead

Food Daily, Mar. 26, 2014 1:00 PM

Jason Stevens Makes National Short List of Best Barkeeps

New Wonderland on East Sixth is latest spot for his creations

Food Daily, Mar. 7, 2014 10:00 AM

Burger Town

How do our hometown patties match up against the influx of trendy national chains?

Food Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Where Is Your Bartender Drinking Tonight?

Pro tips on where to find the best crafted cocktails

Food Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

Official Drink of Austin Competition is Back

Discounted tickets for Feb. 20 event available this weekend

Food Daily, Feb. 15, 2014 3:25 PM

Perry’s Steakhouse Unveils New Bar 79

Open concept invites guests to sit, sip, stay

Food Daily, Feb. 13, 2014 4:30 PM

Austin-Area Chipotle Grills Raise Funds for Urban Roots

Educational fields trips supported by Feb. 6 donations

Food Daily, Feb. 4, 2014 11:00 AM

Latest Rainey Street Revamp Open At Last

Much anticipated cocktail menu from Chris Bostick getting warmed up

Food Daily, Jan. 31, 2014 2:00 PM

No Heels, No Hipsters, No Highballs

Moontower Saloon finds success by keeping it simple

Food Feature, Jan. 30, 2014

Swift’s Attic Hosts Family-Style Benefit Dinner

Uchiko server needs help with medical bills after tragic accident

Food Daily, Jan. 15, 2014 12:34 PM

Austin Industry Veteran Helms New W. Sixth Bar

Jeff Boley makes the Tapasitas bar an attraction

Food Daily, Jan. 2, 2014 1:15 PM

Hill Country Whiskey Maker Nabs Top Honors

Small batch of speciality Cowboy Bourbon highlights Texas distillery

Food Daily, Dec. 20, 2013 9:50 AM

Round Rock Pita Shop Poised to Pop

Fresh ingredients in Texas style key to popularity

Food Daily, Dec. 9, 2013 10:00 AM

Chapter Two: Wasota African Cuisine

Trailer presents a second chance for locally-loved chef

Food Daily, Oct. 30, 2013 11:00 AM

Verts SoLa Shop Celebrates Oktoberfest

New location parties in a decidedly German style

Food Daily, Oct. 19, 2013 11:50 AM

New SoLa Blue Food Court ACL Ready

From kolaches to tacos to West African fare, this trailer park packs in a lot of flavors

Food Feature, Oct. 3, 2013

Turf N Surf Po'Boy Digging its New Digs

Media happy hour showcases Chef Gilmore’s menu

Food Daily, Aug. 7, 2013 12:10 PM

Local Flavor

Five Austin cookbooks to sink your teeth into

Books Feature, Jun. 13, 2013

Down Home With Ruby Dee

How one tragic accident led to a therapeutic cookbook

Books Feature, Jun. 13, 2013

Gatsby Cocktails: Classic Cocktails from The Jazz Age

Sturdy little page-turner shakes up some winning drink recipes

Food Daily, May. 11, 2013 12:30 PM

Alamo Drafthouse Goes All Out for Gatsby Opening

Dress up, drink up, and party like it's 1929

Food Daily, May. 7, 2013 1:15 PM

Arm Wrestling for Charity at Bar 96

Thursday night event to raise money for breast cancer organization

Food Daily, Apr. 15, 2013 11:30 AM

Serious Fro-Yo Shop Opens in Westlake

Pinkberry brings highbrow style in a cup

Food Daily, Apr. 10, 2013 2:20 PM

Here's the Cheese: Chile Con Queso Options

Food Feature, Mar. 13, 2013

HausBar Farms Delights Kids During Spring Break

Animals and vegetables are the focus of half-day urban farm camp

Food Daily, Mar. 12, 2013 4:40 PM

Qui SouthBites Showcases Delicious Diversity

Food trucks from near and far delight SXSW visitors

Food Daily, Mar. 11, 2013 5:00 PM

Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Sundays

New addition to Maria’s Taco X-press brunch proving a hit

Food Daily, Mar. 2, 2013 12:10 PM

Concierges Make the Call

Seasoned hotel vets share their insider knowledge

Food Feature, Feb. 28, 2013

Supper Club Love

Austin's supper clubs and Valentine's Day go together like chocolate and red wine

Food Feature, Feb. 7, 2013

Don’t Take Valentine’s Day Too Seriously

New supper club celebrating the opposite of hearts and roses

Food Daily, Jan. 24, 2013 11:20 AM

Dudes in Drag Shake Speedy Cocktails for Charity, Part 2

Rowdy event raises cash for breast cancer awareness

Food Daily, Jan. 19, 2013 1:12 PM

Wholly Kabob Trailer Funded by Kickstarter Campaign

Newcomer to Austin’s Middle Eastern Food Scene off to Great Start

Food Daily, Jan. 16, 2013 2:20 PM

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