Event Menu

April 22-29

Southwest Bistro at the Hyatt Regency (208 Barton Springs Rd., 477-1234) hosts another Chef Showdown: Three chefs create appetizers and entrées with foods from area farmers' markets. $42 per person, including wine pairings; reservations necessary. Thursday, April 22, 7pm.

• Several food-related options featured at the Austin Green Living Expo this weekend at the Convention Center: healthy cooking demos, cookbook signings, organic gardening seminars, and a dining area with healthy foods from Better Bites of Austin. Details at www.showtechnology.com. Friday-Sunday, April 23-25.

• As part of the two-day Art City Austin celebration (see "When Worlds Collude," the Arts), art enthusiasts can dine at the Art City Aus­tin Cafe sponsored by Edible Austin, featuring local artisan food and drinks. Saturday-Sunday, April 24-25.

The Stories Fine Dining Establishment in the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa (off Highway 71 East, 512/308-1234) hosts a multicourse dinner featuring dishes made and paired with beer from Real Ale Brewing Co. $60 per person; reservations necessary. Tuesday, April 27, 6:30pm.

• Renowned author and Mexican cuisine expert Diana Kennedy will talk on the Unknown Gas­tro­nomy of Mexico at the Blan­ton Museum of Art (www.blantonmuseum.org) as part of a speaker series sponsored by the Long Institute of Latin American Studies at UT. It's free and will be followed by a booksigning in the museum gift shop. Thursday, April 29, 6-7:30pm.

• Chef Josh Watkins kicks off the Close to Home dinner series at the Carillon (AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., 404-3655) with a five-course dinner paired with Texas wines. $60 per person; reservations necessary. Thursday, April 29, 6-9pm.

Opal Divine's Penn Field (3601 S. Congress, 707-0237, www.opaldivines.com) presents the second annual American Whiskey Festival – meet distillers, sample their wares, and enjoy an appetizer buffet. $30 per person; reservations suggested. Thursday, April 29, 7pm.

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Genuine students of foodways will be enlightened, challenged, and satisfied by this book for years to come

Claudia Alarcón, Oct. 15, 2010

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