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Veronica Meewes

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Veronica Meewes graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in New York, where she studied writing, art, and sociology. She works for a local non-profit by day and moonlights as a freelance writer, specializing in food and beverage.

In addition to CultureMap, she currently writes most regularly for Forbes Travel Guide, The Today Show, Serious Eats, Austin Monthly, Austin-American Statesman, and Citygram. For more updates, follow her on Twitter @wellfedlife and visit her blog at www.mywellfedlife.com

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Best Pastry Chefs in Austin

Austin's best pastry chefs sweeten the CultureMap Tastemaker Awards

By Veronica Meewes

It is no secret that Austin’s restaurant scene has blown up exponentially over the past several years. Its pastry chefs, in particular, are thinking outside the plate to produce ...


Next in Line:

Next in Line: Behind the bar with Whisler's cocktail guru Cesar Aguilar

By Veronica Meewes

Editor's note: As Austin continues to grow and thrive as a culinary epicenter, we’ve started to see certain big name chefs grow to demi-god celebrity status. But in ...


SXSW Meltdown

Who's the cheddar chef? Takedown king Matt Timms brings macaroni showdown to Austin

By Veronica Meewes

During SXSW, 23 cheesy competitors congregated at Shangri-la to meet their fate at the "brie-for-all" that was the Mac and Cheese Takedown. Creations ranged from Austin Facial Hair Club’s ...


Boozin' for Glory

The surprising choice for Official Drink of Austin aims to dethrone the margarita

By Veronica Meewes

On Thursday, February 20, Austin’s best mixologist teams went head to head in a friendly (and delicious) competition to have their cocktails named the Official Drink of Austin. The ...


Detox Talk

Clean up your act with these local juice cleanses and detox diets

By Veronica Meewes

Didn’t start the new year quite as healthily as intended? Don't worry. It’s never too late to adopt healthy habits, and a great way to kickstart your ...


Next in Line

Next in Line: qui pastry sweetheart Monica Glenn talks chemistry and grace

By Veronica Meewes

As Austin continues to grow and thrive as a culinary epicenter, we’ve started to see certain big name chefs grow to demigod celebrity status. But in kitchens, bars and ...


Year of the Horse

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Austin at these 6 celebrations around town

By Veronica Meewes

This Friday January 31, marks the beginning of Chinese New Year 2014. The Year of the Horse is predicted to be filled with energy and good fortune, making it a ...


Austin Restaurants' Next in Line

Next in Line: Olivia Chef de Cuisine Max Petty works hard, plays hard and busts moves

By Veronica Meewes

Editor’s Note: As Austin continues to grow and thrive as a culinary epicenter, we’ve started to see certain big-name chefs grow to demigod celebrity status. But in kitchens ...


Curds and What?

It's all gravy at these 7 Austin restaurants dishing up poutine

By Veronica Meewes

This holiday season, chef Jennifer Costello, one half of the husband-and-wife team that owns The Bonneville, celebrated her French Canadian heritage by running a special menu on Christmas Eve and ...


New Year's in Austin

Go-to restaurants for New Year's Eve in Austin — and for brunch in 2014

By Veronica Meewes

Whether your last meal of the year consists of a smorgasbord of appetizers or a lavish, multicourse feast, it should certainly be memorable. We’ve rounded up some of the ...


Toasty Austin Hot Spots

10 Austin restaurants and bars that will keep you warm this winter

By Veronica Meewes

Let's face it: Austinites don't take kindly to the 30 days or so of cold weather we experience each year. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make ...


Next in Line

Next in Line: Finney Walter has us sweet on Mettle

By Veronica Meewes

Editor's Note: As Austin continues to grow and thrive as a culinary epicenter, we’ve seen certain big-name chefs achieve demigod celebrity status. But in kitchens, bars and restaurants ...


JAK'ed Up Thanksgiving

60 pies and counting: Jack Allen's Kitchen feeds hundreds and aids Community First! homeless village

By Veronica Meewes

“Sixty large turkeys, 24 bone in spiral hams, 250 pounds of potatoes, 50 pounds of green beans, 20 pounds of neck bone and giblet gravy, six gallons of cranberry and ...


Orphan Thanksgiving Cornucopia

Your guide to the perfect orphan Thanksgiving in Austin including restaurants, hotels and beyond

By Veronica Meewes

If you’re an “orphan” staying in town for Thanksgiving, take comfort in knowing you are certainly not alone! In fact, you might say Austin is a pretty accommodating place ...


Good Cause Gluttony

La Dolce Vita's gluttony for a good cause

By Veronica Meewes

Austin's annual La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival graced the grounds of the beautiful Italian-style villa known as the Laguna Gloria Art Museum on October 24. One of the ...


Next in Line

Next in line: Meet Nox Ybarra of Salty Sow, the next household name

By Veronica Meewes

Editor's Note: As Austin continues to grow and thrive as a culinary epicenter, we’ve seen certain big-name chefs achieve demigod celebrity status. But in kitchens, bars and restaurants ...


Sparking Inventions

5 Austin spots to sip the best housemade craft sodas

By Veronica Meewes

These days, it’s not uncommon for food and drink establishments to make their own bitters, infuse their own liquors, squeeze their own juices and brine their own garnishes. With ...


Farm to Table to the Max

Behind the scenes with Uchiko chefs for intense hyper-local food challenge

By Veronica Meewes

Every year, “farm to table” cuisine becomes a little less novel and a lot more normal. Today, it is not uncommon for diners to inquire about the history of their ...


Art on the Farm

Chef Sonya Coté finds inspiration in the field for Eden East at Springdale Farm

By Veronica Meewes

Since 2008, Chef Sonya Coté’s name has been on the lips of local farmers, hunters and food producers. She has been a huge proponent of the farm-to-table lifestyle since ...


Hot Dog Talk

Between the bun: 5 picks for the perfect summertime hot dog

By Veronica Meewes

With a patriotic start and backyard barbecues galore, it is only fitting that July is National Hot Dog Month. Although, with as many possibilities as there are for toppings and ...


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