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Austin Food and Wine Fest Mixtli
Diego Galicia and Rico Torres (Mixtli) wowed with a scallop and watermelon bite served on a block of ice. Photo by Nicole Raney
Austin Food and Wine Fest 2017 Southerleigh Jeff Balfour
Jeff Balfour (Southerleigh) served our favorite bite: crab salad with Dijon and fennel over cheese shortbread. Photo by Nicole Raney
Austin Food and Wine Fest 2017 Tyson Cole
Tyson Cole (Hai Hospitality) won Rock Your Taco with his sugar-smoked trout with pear and yuzu kosho. Photo by Nicole Raney
Austin Food and Wine Fest 2017 Andrew Wiseheart
Andrew Wiseheart (Contigo) whipped up juicy barbecue bites on a live fire pit. Photo by Nicole Raney
Austin Food and Wine Fest 2017 Ranch 616 Frito pie bag
Simple, but delicious, Ranch 616's Frito pie was a crowd favorite. Photo by Nicole Raney