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"...You should know up front that every generation of students that's matriculated here will swear that the Austin of their experience was the best, the coolest, the weirdest. You can proudly tell them you arrived in Austin when it was a full-fledged and well-documented foodie heaven, and how cool is that? Austin is not only the home base of two of the best-known grocery store chains in the state (Central Market) and the world (Whole Foods Market), but we've also got wonderful neighborhood grocery stores, ethnic markets, convenience stores with awesome beer selections, and six (soon to be seven) artisanal farmers' markets at strategic locations around the city on different days..."
"...Dear LuvDoc, Every time I go to Central Market there is always someone who parks their shopping cart right in the middle of the lane and leaves it there while they take forever weighing their produce. It drives me crazy..."
"...• Hatch Chile Festival Like everything else this year, the Hatch chiles are arriving early, and Central Market has arranged for truckloads of the New Mexico specialty to be available fresh, roasted, and in prepared foods throughout the stores. The Cooking School has a full slate of chile-inspired classes available..."
"...• Book Signing with Marcus Samuelsson Chef/restaurateur Samuelsson will sign copies of his new memoir, Yes, Chef at Central Market Cooking School. $20 reservation for the book signing includes a copy of the book..."
"...› The Beat Divas present a cooking class well-seasoned with jazz tunes at Central Market Cooking School (4001 N. Lamar)..."
"...Patterned after the legendary fortnight events at Neiman-Marcus, Central Market stores across Texas will host their second annual excursion in the international Passport series. Last year's in-depth focus on the cuisine and culture of Argentina was such a rousing success it gave birth to the annual event..."
"...• Cookbook author Rebecca Lang will present a class based on recipes from her new book, Quick-Fix Southern: Homemade Hospitality in 30 Minutes or Less, at the Central Market Cooking School (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1014, www.centralmarket.com)..."
"...• Olympic gold medalist and swimmer Garret Weber-Gale will demonstrate his prowess in the kitchen with a cooking class featuring healthy food as fuel for fitness at Central Market Cooking School (4001 N. Lamar,206-1014)..."
"...Both Central Market stores encourage you to say yes to decadence during their Chocolate Festival, Feb. 9-15, with delectable chocolate samples throughout the stores and an inviting array of chocolate products that includes everything from the expected (truffles, cakes, cookies, mousses, bonbons, and bars) to the unexpected (beer and body-care products)..."
"...• Writer/filmmaker Ron Deutsch will prepare an authentic New York City deli-style meal to complement his screening and discussion of Woody Allen's Broadway Danny Rose at the Central Market Cooking School (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1014)..."
"...A second-generation chef, Lee attended the University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City. She works at the original Central Market Cooking School (4001 N..."
"...Instead, as announced here last week, KUT hired Matthew Muñoz, a former marketing director for Houston's Justice Records with no prior booking experience. Fresh from UT orientation on Monday afternoon and supervised by KUT public affairs representative Erin Geisler, Muñoz's eager enthusiasm was offset by a reverence for the past..."
"...1995: Protests are threatened over hot sauce art, which is a depiction of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Our largest crowd ever at the Travis County Farmers' Market! Unfortunately, we need to find a new home...."
"...• Both Central Market stores (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000; 4477 S..."
"...• Central Market Cooking School (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1014) offers cooking classes with recipes and musical performances by local artists featured in Music on the Menu – Favorite Recipes From 'Austin City Limits' Performers, edited by Glenda Facemire (UT Press, $34.95)..."
"...Central Market's live-fire cooking demonstration and dinner featuring Argentine chef Francis Mallmann last Friday night was a spectacular success. Read more about it on my blog, and check out Mick Vann's review of chef Mallmann's award-winning cookbook, Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way, in our summer reading section this week on p.38....."
"...Fourth, 493-4900) and Mizu Prime Steak & Sushi (3001 RR 620 S., 263-2801), which both feature elegant surroundings, eclectic menus, and fine sushi selections. On the other end of the spectrum, fast-casual concepts like Zen (various locations) are a popular option for takeout, as are Central Market, most H-E-Bs, and Whole Foods..."
"...53rd, 459-1010, www.foodanddrinkaustin.com); the cozy dinner house with a clever and eclectic menu opened May 20... The diversity of dining options in the busy Hong Kong Supermarket center has increased with the recent opening of Crazy Cajun Kitchen (8557 Research #126, 782-8597, www.crazycajunkitchen.com), where you'll find Cajun specialties plus traditional shrimp and crawfish boils....."
"...In six years, her little bakery has gone from a stall at the farmers' market to store shelves around the nation, including Whole Foods, with around 500,000 individual puddings sold a year. In 2007, her English Lemon Pudding won the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade's Specialty Outstanding Food Industry Award for Outstanding Baked Good, Baking Ingredient or Cereal..."
"...The original Texas French Bread was part of a 10-year Austin culinary renaissance that included the opening of Anderson & Company Coffee, Sweetish Hill Bakery, Jeffrey's, Fonda San Miguel, Basil's, Chez Fred, and Whole Foods Market. The young business flourished, and after her divorce, Judy began to expand..."
"...So far, my favorite local Valentine's treat is the fabulous selection of hand-decorated cookies at Quack's 43rd Street Bakery (411 E. 43rd, 453-3399, www.quacksbakery.com), especially the skunk inscribed with "Love stinks." If a romantic evening at home sounds like the best Valentine's Day celebration option, the chefs at Central Market are ready to help..."
"...• The Jewish Community Association invites you to celebrate Chanukah in the Hood at Central Market (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000)..."
"...In 1994, local condiment company Austin Slow Burn was born out of a bumper crop of habanero peppers and the creativity of food service professionals Jill and Kevin Lewis. In the early years of the business, Jill spent nights cooking, packaging, and labeling their products in rented restaurant kitchens (Pica Cafe, then the Chuy's at Research and Duval Road) and took care of sales, marketing, and distribution during the day..."
"...• August always means Hatch chiles, and chile lovers can enter their original recipes in the contest at Central Market's Hatch Chile Festival (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000; 4477 S..."
"...• Central Market Westgate (4477 S. Lamar, 899-4300) is hosting a weekly Bock, Barbeque & the Blues series..."
"...Cortijo III Rosé is available at Central Market North. Marqués de Cáceres Rosado is available at most H-E-Bs, Twin Liquors, Spec's, and many other fine wine outlets...."
"...› Central Market (4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000), 101X, and Blue Moon Brewing kick off their bimonthly free outdoor summer movie series this week with a screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark..."
"...The strawberries at Sweet Berry Farm (1801 FM 1890 near Marble Falls, 830/798-1462, www.sweetberryfarm.com) are ripe and ready for picking... Central Market announced last week that it has voluntarily removed all pistachio products from its shelves "strictly as a precautionary measure" until the Food and Drug Administration is able to identify the source of the current salmonella outbreak attributed to pistachios...."
"...• Central Market Westgate (4477 S. Lamar, 899-4300, www.centralmarket.com) celebrates St..."
"...That's a lot of tacos, folks. And to get back to the La Condesa opening for a minute – the Michael Hsu and Joel Mozersky-designed space is midcentury modern cool, folks were raving about the custom $10 cocktails designed by master mixologist Junior Merino, and there are certainly some interesting aspects to chef Rene Ortiz's menu, but I have to say, the thing I'm most curious about is this: Has the Austin market evolved to the point that we're ready to embrace a Mexican restaurant charging $4 for chips and hot sauce? Let me know....."
"...Roger Mollett, 53, died last week in a Minnesota hospital from complications of diabetes and liver disease. For many Austinites, the genial chef was the individual they most identified with the flagship Central Market grocery store, because he was the first food information specialist (foodie) hired in 1993, he helped to create the in-store demonstration department, and he taught more than 20,000 students in the very popular Good Cook series of basic-techniques classes in the Cooking School from 1995 until 2003..."
"...• Appreciate both wine and art at A22 Wine Bar (Central Market Westgate, 899-4300) during an exhibit of "Women & Wine" paintings by local artist Kathy Womack. Guests will enjoy fine wines paired with a distinctive selection of cheeses and gourmet chocolates, along with complimentary posters signed by the artist..."
"...Striding across the full parking lot of Central Market near Ben White on a partly cloudy Wednesday before the presidential election, Suzanna Choffel resembles any of several working women heading to and from the store: preoccupied, breezy, and self-assured. Her car keys splay between her fingers as she deflects the sun from her tiny cell-phone screen to read a message, expressionless..."
"...• There's still time to reserve a seat in the holiday cooking class presented by Beat Divas Mady Kaye, Dianne Donovan, and Beth Ullman, at the Central Market Cooking School (4001 N. Lamar, 458-3068)..."
"...• The end of summer always means it's time for Central Market's Hatch Chile Festival. Look for prepared foods made with chiles in every department, plus plenty of fresh and roasted chiles for sale..."
"...However, the mayor's office in Hatch, N.M., assured me last week that the crop did not suffer any significant damage. Growers in the Hatch Valley expect to harvest a big, healthy crop of the wildly popular chiles later this month in plenty of time to supply produce for the local chile celebrations scheduled at Austin stores, restaurants, and farmers' markets in late August and early September....."
"...Tony Ingargiola is pleased to announce the opening of Chado Tea Market (4616 Triangle Ave. #408, 206-0524, www.chadoteamarket.com) in the Triangle..."
"... Central Market Westgate (4747 S. Lamar, 899-4332) continues the series of tasting events with An Evening in Spain featuring Spanish tapas and wines chosen by their chefs and wine experts..."
"..."When my son left for college, I was ready to start a business with a product that I wanted to see on the market," Horne says. "But I had no idea how complicated a process it is; wholesaling is a whole other level..."
"...In Germany he met Klaus Karg, an award-winning German baker, and together with fellow German Carsten Kruse, the three bakers founded Doctor Kracker in Dallas. Doctor Kracker's Snacker Krackers and Flatbreads have been showing up here in Austin at grocery stores, specialty shops, and farmers' markets, and the timing is perfect..."
"...Pixar's animation is simply flawless; colorful, deeply realized, and ably conveying both the chaos of the kitchen, and the sensual allure of food well prepared. So much so, that I'd recommend foregoing the concession stand (and, if you're a hardcore foodie, storming it à la Bastille and burning it to the ground for crimes against la palette de humanité, exempting, of course, the Alamo Drafthouse) in favor of a post-screening trip to the Marché d'Intérêt National de Rungis or Central Market..."
"...When you are operating an organic family farm, milking 30 cows, feeding 200 chickens and 20 pigs, and making cheese 24 hours a day, the suggestion to birth a full quiver of potential farmhands is probably pretty sound advice. Michael and Debbie Sams have nine children, and one or two usually can be spied helping their dad at the Sunset Valley Farmers Market...."
"...3) A warm reception in Round Rock for the new Grape Vine Market location. Suburban shoppers are lucky to have the great store, especially Ike Johnson's incredibly well-stocked deli...."
"...and M.A., she worked for eight years in England as a speech pathologist, all the while dreaming both of returning to Austin and baking for a living. Sometimes dreams do come true, and 2003 found Claros, along with son James, happily selling her handmade Sticky Toffee Puddings to devoted fans at the downtown Austin Farmers' Market..."
"...Because it comes in a plastic squeeze bottle, it is easy to dispense and safe to carry in a picnic basket. Spiceburst products are available at Grape Vine Market, Central Market, Fresh Plus Hyde Park, Breed & Company, Eastside Cafe, Farm to Market Grocery, and the Sunset Valley Farmers Market, or check out www.spiceburst.com for more info and direct purchase...."
"...Austin’s Jen Drummond, a former Waking Life animator, uses Bob Sabiston’s proprietary rotoscoping software to fine effect in the documentary "F.E.D.S. – The Art of Slinging Samples," which reveals the not-so-hidden world of supermarket sample stands..."
"...Me? I Like Any Kind of Music (and Food) ...Central Market..."
"...They have been bottling three of their most popular flavors for about 13 years now: Dijon Vinaigrette, Raspberry Vinaigrette, and everyone's favorite, Creamy Feta. They are available in the refrigerated section at Whole Foods, Central Market, Wheatsville, and some HEBs and Randalls...."
"...The folks at the Sustainable Food Center (236-0742) have a new project coming up. Every Friday morning in June, they'll be presenting Food Awareness Workshops in conjunction with the Central Market Cooking School (4001 N..."
"...Central Market, 4001 N. Lamar, 206-1000 Daily, 9am-9pm King cake (with strand of beads) to go Size: 1.5 pounds for $9.99..."