Daily Food: Contests
Hot Sauce Festival Winners 2017
People braved the 100-degree heat on Sunday, Aug. 20, to taste hundreds of hot sauces. They were also treated to food, live music, and a proclamation from Mayor Steve Adler declaring the day Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival Day.

7:00AM Mon. Aug. 21, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

Qualifying Rounds Open for Pluckers Wing King
Booker T. Washington. James D. Watson. Jane Addams. These are all great Americans. But we doubt that they could eat 10 wings in three minutes or less. They may have co-discovered DNA’s double helix, but they still wouldn’t be able to qualify to be Pluckers Wing Bar Wing King.

1:30PM Fri. Aug. 5, 2016, Brandon Watson Read More | Comment »

Pluckers Hosts Ultimate Lip Sync Battle
Pluckers Wing Bar owners Mark Greenberg, Dave Paul, and Sean Greenberg are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their homegrown sports bar chain with a couple of seriously fun events. Put your talents to work at the party this weekend for a chance to win tickets to a UT football game watch party and concert on September 5.

12:15PM Tue. Aug. 18, 2015, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

Guardians of Gastronomy Win Grub Trivia
More than 200 people packed Saengerrunde Hall Sunday afternoon to watch 18 teams of Austin's best-informed foodies compete for prizes and bragging rights as part of Slow Food Austin's annual Grub Trivia Challenge.

4:30PM Mon. Aug. 17, 2015, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

Kickstart Your Food and Beverage Startup
Austin is both a foodie and techie heaven, and a good way to prove our caliber in both is with the Food and Beverage Startup Competition to be held on Tuesday, July 21.

3:20PM Tue. Jul. 7, 2015, Serena Yeh Read More | Comment »

Quesoff Wants Your Queso
Certain football-crazed Midwesterners may wear giant, yellow foam hats, but we take our cheese seriously here in Texas. And every Texan worth her Lone Star knows that queso is the most serious form of cheese. Supplicants get ready, it’s almost time to bow before cheezus.

11:00AM Tue. May 12, 2015, Brandon Watson Read More | Comment »

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Taco Takedown Needs Cooks
This isn’t technically a medically valid diagnosis, but if you hate tacos, it’s probably because you’re a terrible person whose childhood Lhasa apso never wagged its tail when you came home from mean school.

1:15PM Thu. Mar. 5, 2015, Brandon Watson Read More | Comment »

Truck by Truckwest Begins Today
Get your motor running. The second annual Truck by Truckwest food truck and trailer taste-off runs Tuesday, Oct. 21 - Sunday, Oct. 26. Intrepid diners can search out more than 60 participating vendors offering samples and vote for their favorite. The winner gets a check for $10,000.

2:00PM Tue. Oct. 21, 2014, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

Blue Bell Rap Wins Video Contest
The folks at Blue Bell Creameries received plenty of unique submissions to their recent video contest, but one man's distinctive rap song about the homegrown Texas ice cream brand earned him a spot in an upcoming national television commercial.

2:45PM Mon. Oct. 6, 2014, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

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