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Layne Lynch

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During her youth, Layne Victoria Lynch cultivated a deep appreciation for delicious Southern fare while cooking alongside her mother, Mary, and grandmothers, Carol and Margie. An honors graduate of the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, Layne now works as a food writer in Austin and Houston. For the past five years, Layne's writings have mainly focused on the three things that fascinate her most: passionate chefs, innovative restaurants and up-and-coming culinary trends. Although she loves to eat at places like Uchiko and Foreign & Domestic, her favorite place to dine is at home with her friends and family. Layne has written stories online or in print for publications like Texas Monthly, Food Network Magazine, CultureMap Austin, Edible Austin, the Austin American-Statesman, Austin Monthly and Eater Austin. If she isn't writing or blogging about her culinary adventures or musings, Layne is probably hiking around the Green Belt or hanging out with her two sweet Labradors, Bonnie and Lucky.

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Week in Food

This week in food: Celeb tweets love for Uchi, Austin's first Bloody Mary festival and more

By Layne Lynch

Austin Food & Wine Fest takes over Citywide 86'd Citywide 86’d will host a special Austin Food & Wine Festival edition of their competition on Friday, April 25 at 10 ...


Austin Food News

This week in food: Chef spills restaurant horror stories, Trailer Food Tuesdays return and more

By Layne Lynch

Justine's owners showcase their home Who knew restaurateurs were ever so stylish? Camille Styles caught up with Justine Gilcrease and Pierre Pelegrin in their gorgeous Austin home, and the ...


This Week in Food

This week in food: Indie chefs and a pop-up picnic return, plus one surprising chef departs

By Layne Lynch

This week's food news features an unexpected chef departure, culinary benefits and an array of awards. Read more to find out what you missed. Indie Chefs becoming permanent affair ...


This Week in Food

This week in food: Odd Duck slammed by GQ, HuffPo's bad listicle and Restaurant Week details

By Layne Lynch

This week in Austin food news, Qui-sters get tattoos, HuffPo misses the mark — and GQ says Odd Duck does, too. Huffington Post misses the mark It finally happened. After years ...


Austin Food Beat

This week in Austin food: America's best grocery store, Dark Rye honors and more

By Layne Lynch

Wonder what happened this week in food? Well, it entails free burgers, James Beard Foundation award nominations and a bourbon-spiked feast. Check out this week's under-the-radar food news. Dark ...


Austin Food Beat

This week in food: Justin Bieber loves Austin sausage, Hopdoddy's crazy new burger and more

By Layne Lynch

What did you miss this week in food? Cooking computers, celeb-sightings, barbecue praise and a marriage of cheese and local food.  Computers can cook Remember that time a computer competed ...


The Week in Food

The week in food: El Arroyo loves McConaughey, Stiles Switch's barbecue beer and a new vegan food trailer

By Layne Lynch

This week in food brings us new beer, new ideas for vegan cuisine and new lunch menus. What else was going on? Smoky beer Barbecue and booze have collided at ...


Austin Food Beat

This week in food: Bon Appetit loves Arro, Bess goes local & Jester King gets fruity

By Layne Lynch

This week in Austin food, we saw a heaping of new spring menus and drinks, plus more national recognition. Bon Appetit loves Arro's French style Arro received impressive recognition ...


Austin Food Beat

This week in Austin food: Beers for a cause, Bull's new restaurant and the best chocolatier

By Layne Lynch

This week's news saw a myriad of awards, national recognition, and, of course, new restaurants over the horizon. Decadent desserts This week, Delysia Chocolatier was named one of the ...


Austin Food Beat

This week in Austin food: Celebrity visits, new chefs in town & pop-ups aplenty

By Layne Lynch

This week in food news, we saw celebrities visiting town and the hiring of three new culinary figures. Here's what happened in the world of Austin fare: Jimmy Kimmel ...


Latest Food News

This week in Austin food: Franklin's barbecue cookbook, Odd Duck's mid-day meals and more

By Layne Lynch

This week in Austin food, we talk book deals, long overdue restaurant reopenings and fun food competitions.  Aaron Franklin to write new book Closely following the announcement of his new ...


Eat & Drink Beat

This week in food: Olivia's new pastry chef, bacon, beer, free cheese and the official Austin drink hunt

By Layne Lynch

Street food wars — Two famed Austin food trucks — The Peached Tortilla and Chi'Lantro BBQ — will compete against one another on February 22 to prove once and for all (or ...


Austin Culinary Happenings

This week in food: New restaurants, Citywide 86'd, Odd Duck thumbs-ups and Vince Young Steakhouse's fate

By Layne Lynch

The King reigns — Hey everyone: The line is super-long at the East Side King takeover of Toki Underground in D.C. we told you about last week — and we're ...


Brick and Mortar

The wheels are coming off: Austin food trailer favorite The Peached Tortilla to open restaurant

By Layne Lynch

After five years of trailer-exclusive service, The Peached Tortilla is finally making the leap to a brick-and-mortar. The long-awaited Peached Tortilla restaurant is set to debut in Austin's Allandale ...


The Week in Food

This week in food: Another Mettle departure, doughnuts for lunch, fowl-inspired feasts and chili cookoffs

By Layne Lynch

Here's what happened this week in the world of Austin fare: Good Food Awards  — The winners of the national Good Food Awards were announced last night in San Francisco ...


Austin Food News

This week in food: Downton in Austin, fried chicken, free gelato and more

By Layne Lynch

Here's what happened this week in the world of Austin fare: Group behind Arro announces new project — The Elm Restaurant Group has announced they have a new, unnamed project ...


Food News

This week in food: NYT at Qui, chef departs Mettle and more

By Layne Lynch

Here's what happened recently in the world of Austin fare: Walter departs Mettle — Sources close to Mettle have confirmed that pastry chef Finney Walter has left Bridget Dunlap's ...


Tremendous Texans

9 big, bright Texas stars who dazzled in 2013

By Layne Lynch

Here's our list of nine Texans who had a terrific 2013.


J. Law's Best 2013 Moments

The 10 times Jennifer Lawrence totally rocked 2013

By Layne Lynch

Jennifer Lawrence undoubtedly just had the best year of her young career. She soared into 2013, winning her first Academy Award and asserting herself as Hollywood's must-watch actress in ...


Culinary Happenings

This week in food: Launderette names location, conservative breastaurants and burgers

By Layne Lynch

Here’s what's happened recently in the world of Austin fare: Launderette announces location: Just a few short weeks ago, Rene Ortiz and his new restaurant group revealed plans ...


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