Austin American-Statesman food writer who blogs @relishaustin and @feministkitchen. @atxfoodblogs co-founder. Mom. Missourian. Seasonal quilter.
What is @WrestleCircus? One of four (!) wrestling companies in Austin. My story, in tomorrow's paper: mystatesman.com/lifestyles/aus…
I'm at tonight's @wrestlecircus, where Marty Green, a 30-year veteran of Texas wrestling, is refereeing the openin…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
You mean this berry dessert, @aefulcher? 😉🍓This is the Strawberry Kiss, a dessert that has been on the menu at the…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @TamarHaspel: Busted by @bonniebenwick. It's the jar. They're great for boats and campers. wapo.st/2t0Ija0?tid=ss…
"Is this real?" What a great line in the first episode of @GlowNetflix. The answer: "Who the fuck cares?" theatlantic.com/entertainment/…
 
You nearly stole that scene!
I thought this was a long shot in the first place: statesman.com/business/walma…
What a wonderful afternoon at the newly reopened @stagecoachinn in Salado! I didn't think I'd be nearly in tears h…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Proof of the big heart that drives wrestling today. @HeelFaceRudy's daughter had surgery recently. @InspireProWres… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I wrote about feminism and wrestling ahead of Wrestlemania this year: buzzworthy.blog.austin360.com/2017/03/30/why…
Yup, even Netflix is getting in on the current wrestling boom. twitter.com/bonitasarita/s…
If my tweets don't convince you, maybe Tamir Kalifa's amazing photos will: mystatesman.com/events/sports/…
But the biggest takeaway, I hope, is that wrestling is as real as it gets. The performers are athletes, and the athletes are performers.
In that story, you'll learn about @WrestleCircus's ground-breaking deal w/ Twitch, @InspireProWres' deep knowledge about wrestling culture.
 
You'll hear how @b000giebear and @RickyStarrr and @therealmorisson are following the… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I don't know about you, but to a journalist like me, that smells like a story. So I wrote one. mystatesman.com/lifestyles/aus…
Then I found out there was a wrestling school in Pflugerville run by a guy who has been in the wrestling business for *50* years. 5/
Then @RowdyEddiePiper started taking me to indie wrestling shows. We saw the craziest acrobatics and silliest sketches and I LOVED it. 2/
 
Then we went to the debut of @WrestleCircus and I thought, "Holy shit, something happening here."… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
Not just 100 tickets. They were selling out 700-person venues, every month. Fans we… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Ok, Twitter friends. I know most of you don't give a rat's ass about wrestling. I didn't either, until last year. 1/
@PurpleCarrotXO finally tipped me over into the "meal kit fan" category of cooks, but with a few reservations: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/23/how…
Mark your calendars for this, friends. I feel lucky to call Virginia a friend, and she could use our help: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/23/aus…
Having ice cream from Conner's Creamery for dinner at the really cool @budlight #summerliveseries party at the @st…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
We'll be at Bud Light Summer Live Series tonight recording some podcast bits. Say hi if you see @omarg & @broylesa! bit.ly/2sWGhat
So much ugh news today. How about proof that nature is amazing? twitter.com/cbsaustin/stat…
Tried out my third and final @purplecarrotxo meal today. The instructions were hell to get through (and I now have…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
A notable recall from one of Austin's hottest CPG companies: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/22/aus…
RT @incantalupo: Social policy in the United States: poor people don't get hot food. https://t.co/y2hkV2WOVN
FYI, sweet tea jelly from @velafarms in Victoria is pretty good on waffles. Probably should have added some peanut…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @NewsForrest: Just learned today that, due to climate change, peaches are now being commercially grown all the way up in Montana: https:…
Got my hands on some of these sweet babies. They are among the last of the Hill Country peaches this year, sadly, …… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
The inimitable @demerswrites has found a wonderful home @fischerandwieser in Fredericksburg. He spent decades in N…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I'm not one to freak out about germs, but twitter.com/austin360/stat…
Expect to hear from the amazing writers who make @statesman's features section the best in the country: featuresjournalism.org/sfj16-contest/…
We'll be interviewing the people who make Austin such a vibrant place, as well as giving our fair city some tough love when needed.
Our first episode drops at the end of the month, but why not go ahead and get yourself subscribed? itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/i-l…
You guys, I love you so much that I have some news about an @austin360 podcast I'm co-hosting w/ @omarg and @TollyM! statesmanshots.blog.statesman.com/2017/06/20/our…
RT @hungerchick: For low-income families in Central Texas, summer brings added strain mystatesman.com/news/local/for…
Want to watch two grocery reporters get nerdy abt Whole Foods/Amazon? Thx @gdinges for joining my livestream ystrdy: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/21/wat…
50 shades of masculinity. Looks good on you, Ken! twitter.com/amandadeibert/…
So excited to Lidl to open in the Austin area. Looks like the first store will be in Kyle: mystatesman.com/business/low-c…
Great thread here about the state of the restaurant industry. It's both the golden age and a terrible time, says… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
There's a really cool interactive map in that post to help you find fruit trees around Austin. (Or anywhere, really… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
If you see ripe figs hanging over a fence, can you pick them? The answer, plus other tips on foraging in Austin: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/20/the…
The @Dallas_Observer on the difference between chalupas and tostadas: dallasobserver.com/restaurants/on…
The @dallasobserver_ on the difference between chalupas and tostadas: dallasobserver.com/restaurants/on…
While pregnant, I'll add. That paycheck won't even cover her kiddo's college 18 years from now twitter.com/achorowitz/sta…
Tried out a new seasoned chicken from H-E-B's Mi Tienda line last night. The chicken thighs needed a little extra …… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Angela Shelf Medearis has been a fixture in Austin's food community for many years, but she first made a name for …… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I had the most amazing jerk chicken from Angela Shelf Medearis, aka The Kitchen Diva, who hosted a Juneteenth lunc…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Juneteenth is on Google's radar for possible changed business hours across Austin. (Not just East. I checked.) Seem… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Figs are here! Found these on a walk last night. I have a fig tree in my yard I planted a few years ago, but it's …… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @soulfoodscholar: MT-My blog post on good reads by @broylesa @foodculturist @jbouie & @robbwalsh 4 #juneteenth--Today is Juneteenth! htt…
I had many WF/Amazon thoughts this wkd, but the one I can't shake? That Amzon might buy Dollar General.From @gdinges mystatesman.com/business/whole…
Particularly relevant after Amazon's purchase last week of 465 brick-and-mortar Whole Foods stores. twitter.com/TamarHaspel/st…
RT @TamarHaspel: Amazon granted a patent that prevents in-store online price checking. Gotta go outside with the smokers. https://t.co/cWh…
RT @hwise29: Read this thread about Juneteenth! Make sure you know this part of American and Texas history 👇 twitter.com/tylisajohnson/…
RT @aneelee: Other grocery stocks plummet as Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7B buff.ly/2sjiE9Q https://t.co/tzDvsWeBfY
RT @MShilling: @broylesa Wow. My first thought was, "Where's the little @TheOnion logo."
It does feel that way. Conscious capitalism at work? twitter.com/miro_cassetta/…
Good questions! I doubt they'll change the name, and I bet HEB/Central Market are having some intense meetings toda… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
My first thoughts on the Whole Foods/Amazon sale: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/16/ama…
There are not enough 😳😱🙊🤪emoji for this. twitter.com/statesman/stat…
I also have nightmares about missing deadlines, but I guess that's common for anyone who signed up to write term pa… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
I must have tossed and turned all night about a dream in which I left 50 pounds of meat in a box in my desk over the weekend.
Am I the only food writer who has work nightmares about forgetting a refrigerated delivery on your desk?
OH in the newsroom: "Hi, Willie." *cue everyone pulling out their earbuds to eavesdrop*
Two pieces of IKEA news in this post. 1) midsummer smorgasbord is back! 2) IKEA launches bootcamp for food startups: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/15/hav…
RT @bijanstephen: i went on a road trip through texas and wrote about what it meant to return to the state i used to call home https://t.co…
Happy 10th birthday, @edibleaustin! Y'all have done some pretty amazing work over the past decade. Can't wait for the next. ;)
Summer! @cowtippingcreamery is such a fun treat after a long day at camp. That lemon bar-inspired stacker in the m…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
ICYMI, Austin's The Kitchen Diva is hosting a cool lunch event on Monday for Juneteenth: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/14/how…
RT @mehpatrol: Now I'm up to the part where I close all the tabs. Thank you for chaining yourselves to the rhythm with me today. https://t…
RT @markberman: The front of tomorrow's @washingtonpost, just a remarkable front page featuring a combined 18(!) bylines https://t.co/KdiXV…
Want to learn more about Juneteenth? Austin's Angela Shelf Medearis is hosting a lunch and lecture next week: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/14/how…
Looks like @juliamoskin and @SamSifton are into halloumi this week, too! nytimes.com/indexes/2017/0…
 
The halloumi I used was from @txbeetree, one of the few cheesemakers in Texas making it: instagram.com/p/BU-m9kqhyru/…
From today's food section: Halloumi, paneer, panela: Grilling cheeses that won't melt in the summer heat: mystatesman.com/lifestyles/foo…
I loved this butter tea from Sip House (soon to be Siply) Tea: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/08/whe… https://t.co/dUDkpYCg4J
Not too bad for my first time making sweet potato tempura. 😎😋🍠 #purplecarrot #sweetpotatoes #mealkit #tweetme #aus…… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Alert, #nationalnegroniweek fans. (Uh, I'm not sure when that is, but if you celebrate, heads up.) twitter.com/austin360/stat…
RT @nytfood: Parades. Street fairs. Brisket. Fried fish. Red drinks. Pie. How Juneteenth is celebrated across the country https://t.co/aC9I…
RT @JohnBridges: Congrats to current and former @statesman restaurant critics @odam and @fedmanwalking for 1st-place tie in #sfj17 contest.…
The best peaches I have every year come from this Kiwanis fundraiser. June 28 is deadline to buy: food.blog.austin360.com/2017/06/13/at-…
RT @relishaustin: Dairy Queen’s coolest new feature is not available in Austin atxne.ws/2rn4CH8
A reminder that Las Manitas closed in 2008. By my count, that's nearly a decade without a not fancy Tex-Mex/Mexican… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @ariauber: .@CelisBeers is almost back! Here are some bars where you can find it this week, including @whipin & @EasyTigerATX. https://t…
RT @cjcmichel: More highlights from Facebook's top definitely-run-by-native-English-speakers Texas secession page. https://t.co/QhAfeNBub3
RT @edibleportland: Listen to “The Pushback Against White Supremacy in Portland,” @raceandfood's latest bonus ep with @ZahirJ. Powerful. ht…
 
 
 
 
 
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