"...The Elephant Table offers an opportunity for industry folks to connect and network around the dinner table. Unlike most other supper clubs, foodies aren't the target market..."
"...Food is love, and for optimum pleasure in mid-February, both need at least a few luscious options. Saint Valentine, Chaucer, and even Cupid might scratch their heads to find the annual celebration of love tangled in commercial crowds when the intimate, delectable delights of supper clubs await hungry lovers..."
"...There’s a new coffee player in town. Greater Goods Roasting announced their launch in Austin this week with a charitable business model that donates a portion of the proceeds to Austin Pets Alive!, The Autism Society of Central Texas, Capital Area Food Bank, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin. [image-3]..."
"...Roving supper clubs and pop-up restaurants are a very hot trend these days. Aspiring and established chefs as well as caterers and passionate home cooks will choose a location, design a menu, send out an email blast or a tweet, and voilà – dinner is served..."
"...Want to turn traditional on its head a bit? Click here for information about reserving seats. And check out a full rundown of Austin supper clubs with special Valentine’s events in the February 8th issue...."
"...The spirit of Puli-Ra is playful and irreverent, but chef Deepa Shridhar is hardcore about her food and her supper clubs. After a fruitful food truck residency at Texas Keeper Cider, she discontinued daily service in October 2018, rang in the new year with Puli-Ra's largest event yet, and already has new pop-ups on the calendar..."
"...Her son would soon be home on leave from the war in Iraq, she said, and wanted to take his young wife out for a very special evening on the town. Her request evoked visions of sophisticated supper clubs with dapper men and glamorous women, embracing couples with their own personal choreography to big band tunes..."
"...It may seem like a supper club, with a common goal of creating new memories with other food enthusiasts, but there are differences. Supper clubs usually occur at a restaurant or an outdoor venue with an established chef helming the meal, however, meal sharing takes place in the intimate venue of someone’s home and the cook tends to be someone just excited about cooking..."
"...A chef having executive positions at two eateries that aren't part of the same restaurant group is something of an anomaly, but Kittrell chalks it up to a paradigm shift in Austin that encourages more collaboration and collegiality among members of the culinary community; events such as Indie Chefs Week at Foreign & Domestic, the guest chef series at the Josephine House, and restaurants hosting pop-up supper clubs such as L'Oca D'Oro are other prime examples of this local phenomenon. In the spring of 2014, she accepted the executive chef position at Weather Up, the Austin sibling of two very successful bars in New York City..."
"...Dear Editor, Just wondering why the print article titled "Club Kids" has a different title online ("Austin’s New Batch of Supper Clubs" [Food, Sept. 15])..."
"...As T-Bone Walker, he went on to electrify the blues on six strings, primarily playing Texas and the Gulf Coast. The bars and clubs around Houston in the early Thirties were linchpins in the development of blues, and George Ratisseau owned two, the Barn and the Cave...."
"...Accomplished local pastry chef Janina O'Leary reports that since their departure from laV, she and husband Sean O'Leary will be presenting a series of guest chef supper clubs at the Swoop House while they work out the details of a new local project. Dates for the supper club appearances were still being finalized at press time, so go online to check them out and make reservations. [image-1] For those folks who only think of feral hogs as foul smelling, crop destroying pests, locavore chef and hunter Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due offers a class called "Wild Boar Demystified" where hunters and home cooks can learn to turn the pesky critters into sustainable meals..."
"...But there soon came a time when Vanis wanted something that was all his. He started with supper clubs, offering curious diners a fixed menu, and in January took the plunge and opened his food trailer...."
"...Featuring a comprehensive host of events benefiting Slow Food Austin, the Brooklyn Brewery Mash featured farmers market workshops; pop-up supper clubs; the much anticipated and quickly sold out Slow Supper, Books & Beer with Marcus Samuelsson and Jesse Griffiths at Springdale Farm; and DJ Jonathan Toubin’s famous Soul Clap and Dance-Off. I was lucky enough to attend one of the many coveted Brooklyn Mash events: the Local, 2 Ways dinner hosted at the progressive Modern American eatery, Swift’s Attic...."
"...The response to the supper clubs was so encouraging, the brothers began to serve dinner at the bakery a few nights a week with minimal adjustments to the space: simple changes in lighting, long cafe curtains made from Home Depot drop cloths, soft music, and votive candles on the tables. Voilà, you've got yourself a neighborhood bistro! Once again, the Willcotts used a homegrown, Austintatious approach to the project..."
"...So we've generated a list of 10 area chefs you can gift. We've found everything from personal chefs who will design a meal plan for your family and cook it in your kitchen to chefs who will teach cooking classes for you and your friends, plus dinner-delivery services and supper clubs..."
"...Supper clubs are not new to the Austin area. Both Bistro le Marseillais and Dai Due have run very successful, interesting mobile feasts in the past..."
"...The adventures were grand, to be sure: the fun times at the farm stand and the friends we've made, the fundraisers, the farm tours and school kids of all ages... The documentaries, the photo shoots, the supper clubs, the politicians on the porch, the celebrities on the grounds....."
"...But whether it was due to the effect of steady sky-drizzle on attendance in general – or because people just don’t wanna sit around and talk about food, LOL, as if – so much the better for the half-dozen journos and chefs who showed up to talk secret supper clubs and pop-up dinners with Kati Luedecke of Killa Wasi and Aurel Pop and Rudi Ngnepi of Cameromania...."
"...Jason Stevens, manager at Little City, director of spirits at Bar Congress and Wonderland: We did these family-style supper clubs – that was something unusual in Austin at the time. Those meals were about community..."