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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.

22 articles in 2013

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

Dudes in Drag Shaking Drinks for a Good Cause

Tipsy Texan Hosts Cocktail Competition Jan. 15

Food Daily, Jan. 14, 2013 12:30 PM

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