MM Pack

MM Pack is a food writer/historian and private chef who divides her time between Austin and San Francisco. A regular contributor to The Austin Chronicle and Edible Austin, she’s been published in Gastronomica, The San Francisco Chronicle, Oxford Encyclopedia of Food & Drink in America, Nation’s Restaurant News, Scribner's Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, The Dictionary of Culinary Biography, and Southern Foodways Alliance’s Cornbread Nation 1.

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There and Back Again
There and Back Again
NYC chef Tien Ho returns to Austin

Food, March 31, 2016

Speaking Volumes
Speaking Volumes
The secret history of Austin's First Cookbook

Food, March 5, 2015

President of Austin LDEI Chapter Dies
President of Austin LDEI Chapter Dies
Denice Woods led culinary service group during productive era

Food, May 20, 2014

Santa's Big Cookbook Bag
50 Foods: The Essentials of Good Taste

Food, Dec. 5, 2013

More Cookbooks for Under the Tree
Manresa: An Edible Reflection

Food, Dec. 5, 2013

There's a Seat for Everybody at This Table
Red Wine Glazed Onions

Food, Nov. 21, 2013

Farmer's Daughter, Global Scholar
Farmer's Daughter, Global Scholar
Food historian Rachel Laudan takes the long view

Food, Oct. 17, 2013

Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Matchmaker, Matchmaker
As the hotel system's only official forager, Valerie Broussard brings chefs and farmers together at the W

Food, Sept. 19, 2013

In the Wink of an Eye
In the Wink of an Eye
An Austin slow-food pioneer celebrates a dozen years in operation

Food, July 11, 2013

Read It and Eat
Food: An Atlas
This fascinating compendium of food-related maps was crowdsourced and crowdfunded

Food, May 30, 2013

How to Prepare a Possum: 19th Century Cuisine in Austin
How to Prepare a Possum: 19th Century Cuisine in Austin
Austin History Center exhibits local food history

Food, May 16, 2013

Honey, I'm Home
Honey, I'm Home
The bees of Block 21 get busy on top of the W

Food, May 16, 2013

Kickin' It Old School: Historic Dining in the ATX
Kickin' It Old School: Historic Dining in the ATX

Food, March 13, 2013

Fresh at 75
Fresh at 75
Quality Seafood Market celebrates a milestone

Food, Jan. 24, 2013

10 Best Bites of Local Charcuterie and Salumi
10 Best Bites of Local Charcuterie and Salumi

Food, Jan. 4, 2013

Thirty Years of Texas Wine
Thirty Years of Texas Wine
Fall Creek Vineyards celebrates a milestone

Food, Dec. 13, 2012

Mrs. Santa's Book Bag
Glow: Tastes From a Tiny Boathouse

Food, Dec. 6, 2012

Mrs. Santa's Book Bag
CookFight: 2 Cooks, 12 Chal­lenges, 125 Recipes, An Epic Battle for Kitchen Dominance

Food, Dec. 6, 2012

Culinary Dream Team
Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent

Food, Oct. 25, 2012

Latin Flavors, American Kitchens Symposium at CIA San Antonio
Latin Flavors, American Kitchens Symposium at CIA San Antonio
Mexican Flavors from Austin Gardens: Matali and Hoja Santa

Food, Oct. 11, 2012

Chef Karey B. Johnson Brings Coastal Glow to Whole Foods Culinary Center
Chef Karey B. Johnson Brings Coastal Glow to Whole Foods Culinary Center
Rockport chef shares Gulf Coast flavors

Food, Oct. 1, 2012

Has  Winning 'Top Chef' Changed Paul Qui?
Has Winning 'Top Chef' Changed Paul Qui?
MM Pack sits in on the media star's first local cooking class

Food, Sept. 5, 2012

Chile and Tomato Diaspora
Chile and Tomato Diaspora
The hot heard 'round the world

Food, Aug. 23, 2012

Happy Birthday, Julia
Happy Birthday, Julia
Her Legacy Lives On

Food, Aug. 17, 2012

Hugo’s Media Tasting Party
Hugo’s Media Tasting Party
A refreshing twist on classic Mexican dishes

Food, July 11, 2012

Food for Thought: Summer Reading
Colonel Sanders and the American Dream

Food, May 31, 2012

Food for Thought: Summer Reading
Fritos® Pie: Stories, Recipes, and More

Food, May 31, 2012

Koock/Faulk Family Hospitality Lives On
Koock/Faulk Family Hospitality Lives On
The foundation of Green Pastures – good food, and Texas hospitality – stands strong

Food, May 17, 2012

Hoover Alexander and the Soular Food Garden
Hoover Alexander and the Soular Food Garden
A whole new take on soul food

Food, Feb. 23, 2012

To Serve Man
To Serve Man
Briggo: an Austin company at the crossroads of taste, technology, and social interaction

Food, Jan. 19, 2012

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