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Kate Thornberry

Kate Thornberry worked in renowned Austin restaurants for 30 years while pursuing a reasonably successful career in music. She began contributing to the Chronicle in 1988 and became a regular contributor to the food section in 2006.

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The Year in Food

The 2014 tastes we just couldn't stop thinking about

Food Feature, Dec. 31, 2014

Season's Eatings

Our guide to finally shutting up your in-laws

Food Feature, Dec. 4, 2014

Culture Club

Full Quiver's Lone Star probiotics

Food Feature, Aug. 21, 2014

Deckhand Oyster Bar

Good food moves to the 'burbs

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Thai Spoon

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

A-OK Chinese

More like 'meh'

Food Feature, Jun. 26, 2014

Magnificent Oak Tree Is Magnificent!

Pelóns Tex-Mex less so

Food Feature, Jun. 12, 2014

From Nonna's Sicily to Texas Bellies

Jay Maffi's journey to meatball superiority

Food Feature, Jun. 5, 2014


Cookbooks and cultural conversation starters top our summer reading list

Food Feature, May. 22, 2014

Homegrown Pork

Food Feature, May. 22, 2014

Dolce Neve

Small-batch, traditional gelato inspires devotees

Food Feature, May. 8, 2014

Austin's Own Bean-to-Bar Chocolates

Kiskadee's labor-intensive process yields distinctive product

Food Feature, May. 1, 2014

Farmers' Market Report: April 19-20, 2014

The first summer squash, chocolate bunnies, and iceberg lettuce

Food Daily, Apr. 18, 2014 11:30 AM

This Crispy Taco Brought to You by 50 Years of Tradition

Tamale House East has the Midas touch

Food Feature, Apr. 17, 2014

Free Chocolate!

Kiskadee Chocolates pop-up at Froyoyo

Food Daily, Apr. 15, 2014 12:50 PM

The Farmers’ Market Report: April 12-13, 2014

Rhubarb, artichokes, asparagus, lamb roasts, and dog shampoo

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

Some of These Things Are Not Like the Others

How Thai Fresh accidentally became a mecca for gluten-free sweets

Food Feature, Apr. 10, 2014

Farmers' Market Report: April 5-6, 2014

Bluegrass, celery, strawberries, goat cheese, and hailstones

Food Daily, Apr. 4, 2014 12:15 PM

Farmgrass Fest '14

Bluegrass Festival this Sunday at Simmons Family Farms

Food Daily, Apr. 3, 2014 1:00 PM

Farmers’ Market Report: March 29-30, 2014

Asparagus, spinach, celery tops, turkey eggs, and black hogs

Food Daily, Mar. 28, 2014 11:00 AM

The Farmers’ Market Report: March 22-23, 2014

Feta, spring vegetables, lavender, and asparagus, if you're lucky

Food Daily, Mar. 21, 2014 9:45 AM

Farmers' Market Report: March 15-16, 2014

Asparagus, green garlic, dandelion greens, and milkweed for Monarchs

Food Daily, Mar. 14, 2014 10:45 AM

The Farmers’ Market Report: March 8-9, 2014

Pastured meats, beets, and treats

Food Daily, Mar. 7, 2014 9:36 AM

Farmers’ Market Report: March 1-2, 2014

Sausages, snapper, shrimp, soap, and scones

Food Daily, Feb. 28, 2014 9:50 AM

Sweets With a British Accent

Curious Confections

Food Feature, Feb. 20, 2014

The Farmers’ Market Report: Feb. 15-16, 2014

Strawberries, strawberry gelato, avocados, and smoked oysters

Food Daily, Feb. 14, 2014 9:15 AM

Farmers’ Market Report: February 8-9, 2014

Broccoli, quail eggs, mead, and sausages

Food Daily, Feb. 7, 2014 11:20 AM

Farmers’ Market Report: Feb 1-2, 2014

Marinara, spinach, apples, rainbow trout, and strawberries

Food Daily, Jan. 31, 2014 10:05 AM

Farmers’ Market Report: Jan 25-26, 2014

Breathtaking tomatoes, local lemons, Dai Due, and duck eggs

Food Daily, Jan. 24, 2014 9:20 AM

Bringing Home the Bacon, in a Kind of Time Machine

Flying Pig Provision Company's old-school smoke

Food Feature, Jan. 23, 2014

The Farmers’ Market Report: Jan 18-19, 2014

Broccoli, citrus, baby goats, salmon, soup, and syrup

Food Daily, Jan. 17, 2014 11:35 AM

Farmers’ Market Report: Jan. 11-12, 2014

Strawberries, tomatoes, king cakes, and tortilla soup

Food Daily, Jan. 10, 2014 10:15 AM

The Farmers’ Market Report: Jan. 4-5, 2014

Tortilla soup, dark roast coffee, fresh bread, cabbages, and shrimp

Food Daily, Jan. 3, 2014 10:30 AM

Top 10 Austin Food Blogs

Food Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

The Farmers’ Market Report: Dec. 28-29, 2013

Good luck for the New Year – it would be a shame to waste it

Food Daily, Dec. 27, 2013 9:45 AM

The Farmers' Market Report: Dec. 21-22, 2013

Heirloom tomatoes, Meyer lemons, and perhaps a Christmas ham

Food Daily, Dec. 20, 2013 10:15 AM

Fancy Salt, We Exalt

Finishing salts by Confituras

Food Feature, Dec. 19, 2013

Farmers' Market Report: Dec. 14-15, 2013

Nutty cheese balls, roast beasts, and other holiday fun

Food Daily, Dec. 13, 2013 9:30 AM

From Unknown to Throne

Sugar and spice from Austin's Jelly Queens

Food Feature, Dec. 12, 2013

Farmers' Market Report: Dec. 7-8, 2013

Cauliflower, beeswax, habañero jelly, and bitter cold

Food Daily, Dec. 6, 2013 10:25 AM

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