"...14) Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ..."
"...[image-1] The Austin Food and Wine Alliance have announced the lineup for their annual beefy fundraiser Live Fire! on April 7. The sixth year is bringing out major talent including Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue, Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki of Fresa’s Al Carbon and Launderette, John Tesar of Knife (Dallas), Cody Sharp of Filament (Dallas), Katherine Clapner of Dude, Sweet Chocolate (DFW), Kevin Fink of Emmer & Rye, Miguel Vidal of Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ, Jason Stude of Boiler Nine, Evan LeRoy of Freedmen’s, Ryan Shields of Bullfight, Christopher Wilson of The Carillon, Christina Cheng of SPUN Ice Cream, Jodi Elliott of Bribery Bakery, Fiore Tedesco of L’Oca D’Oro, Zack Northcutt of Swift’s Attic, Kristine Kittrell of Weather Up, Scott Roberts of The Salt Lick BBQ, Ben Runkle and Bryan Butler of Salt & Time Butcher Shop, Becky Masson of Fluff Bake Bar (Houston), Jason Dady of Jason Dady Restaurants (San Antonio), and John Brand of Supper (San Antonio), and Josh Kaner of Pieous (Dripping Springs)..."
"...On Saturday, May 20, open flame cooking will be the focus of Al Fuego, a celebration of international barbecue styles curated by Franklin. Chefs include Adam Perry Lang (New York’s APL Restaurant), Andy Ricker (Portland’s Pok Pok), Andrew Wiseheart (Contigo), Bryce Gilmore (Odd Duck), Chad Dolezal (The Hightower), Chris Shepherd (Houston’s Underbelly), Joshua Pinsky (New York’s Momofuku), Jason Stude (Boiler Nine Bar + Grill), Jesse Griffiths (Dai Due), John Tesar (Knife at The Highland Dallas), Kevin Fink (Emmer & Rye), Laura Sawicki (Launderette), Matthew Rudofker (Momofuku), Michael Paley (Central Standard), Miguel Vidal (Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ), Nong Poonsukwattana (Portland’s Nong's Khao Man Gai), Philip Speer (Bonhomie), Rebecca Masson (Fluff Bake Bar), Sarah McIntosh (Épicerie Café & Grocery), Steve McHugh (San Antonio’s Cured), Todd Duplechan (Lenoir), and Tatsu Aikawa (Kemuri Tatsu-Ya)...."
"...5) Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew Lance Kirkpatrick has got a sweet, smoky gig going on in Brentwood, and his brisket and ribs (beef chuck and pork spare) just keep getting better and better...."
"...Tyson's Tacos vs. Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ Pitting two of the most creative tacomakers against each other made this round a nail-biter..."
"...Vidal co-owns Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ on Manchaca Road, and the menu – featuring a down-home brisket taco – is the culmination of those experiences and influences. "What I wanted to do is be able to make food that I made at home, that could touch everyone, and that could remind them of their uncle, remind them of their grandfather..."
"...Oops! In our May 6 issue, we erroneously listed First Plates winner Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ (7612 Brodie Ln.) in the Lower East neighborhood, when in fact the trailer is located in South Austin. Apologies to Valentina's and our readers for any confusion...."
"...12) Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ Barbecue for breakfast? Absolutely. It’s potato, egg, cheese, and smoked brisket with tomato serrano salsa, to be exact..."
"...Entries from home cooks and budding chefs will be going up against queso submissions from the following restaurants and entities: Chicon, Bullfight, LeRoy and Lewis, Burro Cheese Kitchen, Kesos Taco House, BuzzFeed Austin, JuiceLand, Freebirds World Burrito, Mama Fu’s Asian House, Red Mango, Vegan Nom, Willigan’s Island, Project ATX6, Pop That Chalupa, The Shady Grove, Javelina Bar, Waterloo Ice House, Independence Brewing Company, The Green Machine, ChefStir, Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ, EastSide Tavern, Wheatsville Co-op, The Bitter Lemon, Facebook Austin, El Chile, Kebabalicious and previous winners, Cheesus, Not By Bread Alone, Austin Facial Hair Club, and Frank...."
"...The deck setup is homey, giving a house party ambience. Picnic tables sit in front, providing a place to eat after ordering from the Violet Taco truck, the sister trailer of cult favorite Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ...."
"...On Wednesday, May 23, Franklin BBQ founder Aaron Franklin joins forces in East Austin with Contigo's executive chef Andrew Wiseheart and Vice food personality Matty Matheson to bring a ranch-inspired barbecue experience to Contigo’s parking lot...."