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Kristi Willis

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Kristi Willis is a freelance writer who writes about food and technology, sometimes together, for Edible Austin, Austin Woman and other publications.  She also pens two blogs, Kristi’s Farm to Table and Ditch the Box, and serves as the Food Writing Ambassador for Evernote.

Twitter: kristifarm2tbl



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Live Fire! Returns

23 Texas chefs prepare for beef showdown at the Salt Lick Pavilion

By Kristi Willis

What do you get when you take 23 chefs, give them a whole lot of beef and add some flame? Austin Food and Wine Alliance’s fourth annual festival of ...

2014 Best Chef Nominees

Austin's best chefs revealed: Culinary stars nominated for CultureMap Tastemaker Award

By Kristi Willis

Austin is chockfull of talented chefs who serve up their culinary flare from food trucks to fine dining restaurants. Our panel of respected judges have selected an eclectic mix of ...

Farming Our Backyard

East side farms open their doors — and fields — for the East Austin Urban Farm Tour

By Kristi Willis

Living in Austin, we can enjoy farm life without ever leaving the city limits. On Sunday, April 13, four vibrant farms in the heart of the city will play host ...

Culinary Matchmaking

Culinary matchmaking: Forager Valerie Broussard on connecting local chefs and farmers

By Kristi Willis

When you think of matchmakers, you think of dating, but in the culinary world, foragers like Austinite Valerie Broussard serve as the liaison between small farmers, producers and chefs. Drawing ...

Vaca y Vino Barbecue

Vaca y Vino returns to Wimberley for third annual whole steer barbecue

By Kristi Willis

Chef Lou Lambert is an undeniable barbecue master and this weekend he will show off his skills as he roasts a 1,200-pound steer at the 3rd Annual Vaca y ...

Food for Thought

Chefs and farmers tackle the future of Lone Star food at Foodways Texas Symposium

By Kristi Willis

Whether its the prized Rio Star grapefruit, delicate Texmati rice or one of our award-wining wines, Texans have plenty to brag about when it comes to producing great food. Recently ...

Austin Chefs at SXSW

Austin's top chefs dish on the do-it-yourself culinary movement

By Kristi Willis

A large crowd of food enthusiasts braved the rain and cold wind Saturday to huddle under the tent at The Blackheart and hear Austin chefs Ned Elliott of Foreign and ...

The Wait Is Over

A portal to Provence: laV brings rustic French elegance to East Austin

By Kristi Willis

As you walk up to the entrance at laV, you know you are entering some place special. The olive trees and lavender lining the sidewalk offer the welcoming signs of ...

Dripping Springs Scene

Drink and dine your way through these Dripping Springs hot spots

By Kristi Willis

If you had told me two years ago that I’d be hanging out in Dripping Springs on the weekends, I would have scoffed at you. Lo’ and behold, my ...

Jammin' and Jivin'

From kimchi to sourdough, Travaasa Austin's Jam & Jive celebrates the art of preservation

By Kristi Willis

Curious food enthusiasts explored the art of fermenting and food preservation this weekend at Travaasa Austin’s Jam & Jive event, a day of workshops followed by dinner at the resort ...

Best Vegetarian Dishes

Austin restaurants with vegetarian dishes so great you won't even miss the meat

By Kristi Willis

The lure of a juicy steak or sizzling fajitas are tempting, but swapping out the occasional meat entrée for a vegetarian dish can, at least according to a 2012 ...

Something to Quack About

A peek at new restaurant Odd Duck shows off Bryce Gilmore's top seasonal chops

By Kristi Willis

Award-winning chef Bryce Gilmore and his team quietly opened their second restaurant in mid-December, bringing back the casual fare from his much-beloved Odd Duck trailer into a brick-and-mortar restaurant on ...

Whole Foods Preview

Whole Foods Domain: 63,000 square feet of local trademark focused on seafood, beer and community

By Kristi Willis

Editor's note: Please note the subject line in today's Daily Digest is in reference to a Whole Foods preview party that occurred yesterday, January 13. The new location ...

Indie Chefs Week 2014

Best chefs in U.S. take over Foreign & Domestic for Austin's Indie Chefs Week

By Kristi Willis

Chef Ned Elliott of Foreign & Domestic had a wish list of chefs he wanted to collaborate with, but running a successful restaurant gives him little freedom to travel. He created ...

Everyone Loves Cheese

These delicious local cheeses are the best bets for your holiday spread

By Kristi Willis

A tempting cheese plate makes any holiday gathering more festive, and offering selections from Texas creameries adds a local flair to the table. Central Texas is home to a number ...

Hill Country Luxury Retreat

Luxuriate at Inn Above Onion Creek for a dinner, a spa day or a Hill Country getaway

By Kristi Willis

Less than an hour from the hubbub of the city is an idyllic getaway, a gem of a bed and breakfast that offers the peace of the country in comfort ...

Cool Talks 'bout Hot Science

Hot Science — Cool Talks series sparks interest for the whole family

By Kristi Willis

Watching a chameleon change shade may be a familiar site, but have you ever wondered exactly what triggers the lizard’s metamorphosis? During a free lecture on November 22 titled ...

Get Your (Delicious) Goat

Windy Hill Farm works with top Austin chefs to get your goat — on a plate

By Kristi Willis

The next time you peruse a restaurant menu, you might find a previously uncommon listing: goat. Even though it is the most widely eaten meat in the world, goat was ...

Pig Out at Wine & Swine

Top Austin restaurants get high on the hog at 3rd Annual Wine & Swine event

By Kristi Willis

The Austin Food & Wine Alliance (AFWA) is inviting Central Texans to pig out this Sunday, November 10, at its Third Annual Wine & Swine event. Two dozen Austin and San Antonio ...

Big Reds & Bubbles

Pop into Big Reds & Bubbles wine and food tasting to inspire holiday spirits

By Kristi Willis

Planning holiday menus doesn’t end in the kitchen. Picking the right wine to pair with holiday treats can make sharing with friends and family even more enjoyable. The Wine ...

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