"...Chef Josh Watkins (who drew national attention as executive chef at the Driskill Grill) unveiled his refreshed “New American Grill” menu at a media party last Thursday at The Carillon. The food was spectacularly good; the downside is the University of Texas restaurant’s academic-institutional feel...."
"...The Texas teams included Josh Watkins and a group from Austin’s The Carillon, the fine dining venue in the UT/AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on the UT campus; Jason Dady and the staff from his Two Bros. Barbecue Market in San Antonio; and Ronnie Killen and the guys from Killen’s Barbecue in the Pearland suburb of Houston...."
"...That's one of the reasons why the Christmas at the Carillon gig – especially this year's iteration, which, like last year's, highlights the glorious voice of blues virtuosa Ruthie Foster – as you can hear on the group's new CD of the performance – that's why the Carillon gig is already long sold out...."
"...Shep Gordon: The name may not ring a bell, but in old-school show business circles it resounds like a carillon. He’s one of the most successful guys in show business, a man who’s managed musical talent as diverse as Alice Cooper, Anne Murray, and Teddy Pendergrass; produced acclaimed films like Choose Me and The Whales of August; and nurtured the concept of the “celebrity chef” to the financial benefit of Emeril Lagasse and other culinary artists..."
"...Dr. Foo Swasdee announces a new concept, the Carillon rolls out a new prix fixe, and more afternoon bites...."
"...The CarillonAT&T Executive Education and Conference Center 1900 University Ave., 404-3655 Breakfast daily, 7-10am; dinner Wednesday-Saturday, 5:30-10pm; lunchtime reserved for UT faculty and staff, 11:30am-1:30pm..."
"...Barley Swine, Congress, The Carillon, La Condesa, Lenoir..."
"...It may be that your tastes require only the best voices. Then you might be tempted by Conspirare, Austin's premier professional choir, and its 10th annual Christmas at the Carillon..."
"...http://www.main.org/newtexas. 476-5775.New Texas Festival: William Byrd: Mass for Five Voices Sacred music by the Renaissance composer that will no doubt have its soulfulness heightened in the lovely setting of the Carillon..."
"...The drinks, both alcoholic and zero-proof, all maintain a delicate balance that does not overwhelm the palate. Asian flavors like matcha, yuzu, and sakura bring subtle intrigue that make the cocktails go down dangerously effortlessly. 7) The Carillon..."
"...The University of Texas at Austin tower carillon tolled at 11:40am...."
"...Culprit: A side-by-side cocktail and wine pairing at the tail end of a feast at the Carillon..."
"...For those new to town, Pay it Forward started after Curtis, The Carillon’s former food and beverage director, sustained a serious spinal cord injury in a diving accident. To help with the rising medical bills, Curtis’ colleagues, friends, and family organized a very successful benefit with the help of LSPF..."
"...Azhar Mohammad of The Carillon (Austin) Mohammad and his team will prepare the Carillon’s signature spice crusted and smoked tri-tip with maple mustard glaze, charred cauliflower hash, curried stone ground grits and smokey chili aioli...."
"...Chef Josh Watkins chatted with us last week while he was presenting a guest chef dinner at the Turtle Restaurant in Brownwood. Watkins says he's busy developing multiple projects since his departure from the Carillon, but he isn't ready to divulge details at this point...."
"...Josh Watkins - Driskill CDC, then EC; then EC at the Carillon..."
"...Go check out his creations at the bar and order from the new happy hour menu at the same time... Chef Josh Watkins is no longer executive chef at the Carillon at the AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center..."
"...The as-yet-unnamed restaurant will replace a TGI Friday's outlet and will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner in addition to providing room service and banquets for hotel guests; a major undertaking... Josh Watkins and his award-winning Carillon barbecue team will not compete in the World Food Championships in Las Vegas this weekend so they can honor a commitment to appear at the Austin Food & Wine Alliance's Wine & Swine..."
"...While the food at ACL Eats is generally pretty good, it does not compare to what's available to the VIPs. Menu items at Austin Eats are designed to be eaten out of hand and on the go, while the AFWF's happy hour plates are definitely more "chef-inspired." People actually stand in long lines to enjoy items from the likes of El Alma, Foreign & Domestic, Lenoir, Sway, Épicerie, and the Carillon...."