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CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market
Guests packed into Fair Market for the 2018 Tastemaker Awards. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Emcee Taylor Ellison We Are Austin
Emcee for the night Taylor Ellison, host of Austin After Hours and We Are Austin on CBS Austin. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Cured Smoked Duck Ham
Smoked duck ham charcuterie bites with a housemade mustard & pickled vegetables by Cured. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Colleen's Kitchen Smoked Redfish Spread
Smoked Redfish Spread by Colleen's Kitchen. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Le Politique Lemon Lavendar Danish Praline Croissant
Lemon Lavendar Danishes and Praliné Croissants by Le Politique Patisserie. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Woodford Reserve Virtual Reality Jess Prescott Taylor Pass
Taylor Pass and Jess Prescott trying out Woodford Reserve's VR experience. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Caer Ferguson The Roosevelt Room
Bartender of the Year Nominee Caer Ferguson of The Roosevelt Room. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery South Texas Antelope Tartare
South Texas Antelope Tartare by Southerleigh. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Hall of Fame Sophia's Cold Smoked Beef Sirloin Tartare
At the Tastemakers Hall of Fame, guests could try out Cold Smoked Beef Sirloin Tartare by 2017 Best New Restaurant Winner, Sophia's. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market DJ Amy Edwards
DJ Amy Edwards plays tunes for guests. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market YYZ Jayson Black Garage
The YYZ by Jayson Black of Garage was made with Woodford Reserve, Fernet, Grade A Maple Syrup, Angostura and salt. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Paperboy Cinnamon Sugar Streusal
Cinnamon sugar streusel with mascarpone and coffee caramel by Paperboy. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Photo Booth Melissa Mabasa Cheryl O'Connor
Melissa Mabasa and Cheryl O'Connor have fun in the photo booth. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Garbo's Lobster Roll
Lobster roll by Garbo's. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market
Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Ankur Sansanwal Christine Le
Ankur Sansanwal and Christine Lee. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Amy Johnson Macy Jackson
Amy Johnson and Macy Jackson. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Chelsea Martin Kayla Chance
Chelsea Martin and Kayla Chance. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Miriah Maestas Connect Four
Miriah Maestas enjoys a game of Connect Four on the lawn. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Austin Bar of the Year Nickel City
Austin Bar of the Year winner, Nickel City. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Bartender of the Year Erin Ashford Olamaie
Bartender of the Year winner, Erin Ashford of Olamaie. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Favorite Food Truck of the Year Veracruz All Natural
Favorite Food Truck of the Year winners, Veracruz All Natural. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market San Antonio Chef of the Year Pieter Sypesteyn
San Antonio Chef of the Year winner, Pieter Sypesteyn. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Austin Chef of the Year Kevin Fink
Austin Chef of the Year winner, Kevin Fink. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market San Antonio Best New Restaurant Batallion
San Antonio Best New Restaurant winner, Battalion. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Amilyn Strayer Hilary Neblett
Amilyn Strayer and Hilary Neblett. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Robert Rodriguez Coco Butter Andrea Wilson
Robert Rodriguez, Lesley Taylor, and Andrea Wilson. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Mic Vredenburgh Courtney Hull
Mic Vredenburgh and Courtney Hull. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Caress Houston Avery Scott
Caress Houston and Avery Scott. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Halle Beeler
Halle Beeler and Shannon McKinley. Photo by Shelley Neuman
CultureMap Austin 2018 Tastemaker Awards at Fair Market Zahra Durrani Tashmeem Khan
Zahra Durrani and Tashmeem Khan. Photo by Shelley Neuman