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Jessica Dupuy

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Jessica Dupuy is a freelance writer who has written for National Geographic Traveler, Imbibe, the Hollywood Reporter, Texas Monthly, Texas Highways, Fodor’s Travel Publications, and a number of Austin publications. She has also written Uchi: The Cookbook, a cookbook about one of the nation’s most renowned sushi restaurants in conjunction with Executive Chef Tyson Cole and The Salt Lick Cookbook, a cookbook on the iconic Texas barbecue restaurant.

A graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Dupuy’s favorite writing pursuits are about the things she loves most in life: food, travel and the outdoors. Dupuy lives in Austin with her husband, her two Duck Tolling retrievers, and her son, Gus. She enjoys cooking, traveling, triathlons, and fly-fishing and is a member of Les Dames D’Escoffier-Austin, Foodways Texas, and is on the Advisory Board for the Texas Wine and Food Foundation. To read more from Jessica Dupuy, see

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Summer Sippers

Great wines for summer sipping, plus where to find them in town

By Jessica Dupuy

As we transition into the warm summer months when backyard barbecues and pool parties reach their pinnacle, it’s always nice to have a good selection of wine on hand ...

Summer Restaurant Scoop

The 6 most anticipated restaurants opening in Austin this summer

By Jessica Dupuy

As part of the ever-evolving food scene in Austin, it’s inevitable that Austin will welcome more than its fair share of dining destinations throughout the year, even in the ...

Where to Eat

Where to eat right now: The best spots for Mother's Day brunch

By Jessica Dupuy

Mother’s Day is less than a week away, and what better way to celebrate dear old mom — or celebrate being a dear old mom — than to indulge in a ...

Food Festival Kick-off

Feast Under the Stars dinner sets the tone for an auspicious Austin Food & Wine Festival

By Jessica Dupuy

The starts shone bright over Butler Park on Thursday during a special Feast Under the Stars dinner hosted by the Austin Food & Wine Festival. The latest addition to the lineup ...

Announcing The Tastemakers

Where to eat in Austin right now: Announcing the CultureMap Tastemaker Best Restaurant nominees

By Jessica Dupuy

Award season is upon us in the food world and with it comes the third annual CultureMap Tastemaker Awards celebrating the best of the best in Austin’s dining scene ...

Let's Take This Outside

Where to eat in Austin right now: The best restaurant patios and decks to check out this spring

By Jessica Dupuy

Spring is just around the corner — we can only hope. And with it comes warmer days, refreshing breezes and restaurant patios. This month, we share a few of our favorites ...

Best Wine Picks

Austin's best wine lists — and the wine experts behind them

By Jessica Dupuy

Not all wine lists are created equal. For some restaurants, it’s about covering the basics and making sure there’s a wine available for everyone to enjoy. For other ...

Experts' Valentine's Picks

Where to Eat on Valentine's Day: Classic picks — and a few unconventional locales

By Jessica Dupuy

Dining out for Valentine’s Day can be a double-edged sword. For those swooning in the hypnotic trance of love, it’s an evening fraught with the expectation of romance ...

Food Fests

Austin Food & Wine Festival announces celebrity chef filled lineup — plus how to get tickets

By Jessica Dupuy

A star-studded Texas lineup decorates the playbill for the third annual Austin Food & Wine Festival, not to mention a whole host of new events, demos and interactive cooking showcases. This ...

Austin Dining Picks

Where to Eat in January: Unexpected restaurant menu finds from Austin food experts

By Jessica Dupuy

This month we celebrate new discoveries. In this case, they're the kind that are often overshadowed on menus at celebrated Austin restaurants by more widely known showstoppers. We asked ...

Best New Restaurants 2013

The 9 best new Austin restaurants of 2013

By Jessica Dupuy

Austin welcomed a smattering of great new restaurants to an already thriving dining scene in 2013. From French-, Italian- and Spanish-inspired locales to an influx of Asian-influenced establishments (with a ...

Holiday Cocktails

Festive port cocktails add a little magic to holiday parties

By Jessica Dupuy

When it comes to port, gone are the days of gentlemen adjourning from a dinner table and settling into a smoking room to enjoy a cigar and a delicate, thimble-sized ...

Holiday Wine Secrets

6 best bets for holiday wine — and where in Austin to nab them

By Jessica Dupuy

Thanksgiving is often one of the hardest meals for pairing wine simply because of the vast array of flavors served across the buffet table. Christmas is a close second, though ...

Texas Monthly Meat-Down

Texas' best barbecue stars in sold-out Texas Monthly BBQ Festival

By Jessica Dupuy

You can almost smell the magic in these pictures from Sunday's Texas Monthly BBQ Festival.  

Where to Eat in November

Where to eat in Austin right now: restaurants with the Olivia connection

By Jessica Dupuy

Now celebrating its five year anniversary, Olivia is the creation of executive chef James Holmes whose culinary journey has led him through kitchens in New Mexico, France and New York ...

October Food Picks

Where to eat right now: celebrate the Rainey season with our newest picks

By Jessica Dupuy

As the weather turns a bit cooler this month, we look to a few places that inspire the appetite and warm the soul.   Craft Pride Okay, so this isn't ...

National Taco Day Top 10

Our top 10 picks for celebrating (that's right) National Taco Day in Austin

By Jessica Dupuy

October 4 is officially National Taco Day, and though Austin does a pretty good job of celebrating the humble street food all year long, we want to spotlight a few ...

Fall restaurant openings

Austin's most anticipated fall restaurants — assuming they open on time

By Jessica Dupuy

Last spring, we took a look at some of the summer’s most anticipated new restaurants. Now that the dog days have come and gone — well, almost — we have a ...

Where to Eat Right Now

Where to eat in September: Kings, sows, rice vermicelli and Southern cookin'

By Jessica Dupuy

This month, we're traveling the globe hitting up Vietnam, France, Japan and, of course, Texas. Our tour also takes us all over Austin, with spots in all directions: east ...

New Restaurant Check-up

Checking in with Austin's top new restaurants after a long, hot summer

By Jessica Dupuy

Last spring, we spotlighted a few of the most anticipated restaurants to open during the summer. Now that they’ve got a couple of months of service under their belts ...

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