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ATX Tastemakers
Three Tastemakers winners, Matthew Bolick (Better Half Coffee & Cocktails), Luis Robledo (Cuantos Tacos), and Edgar Rico (Nixta Taqueria). Photo by Alison Narro
ATX Tastemakers
Fair Market was the perfect venue for 800-plus eager Austin foodies. Photo by Alison Narro
ATX Tastemakers
Delicious bites abounded, like these pickled shrimp lettuce cups from Loro. Photo by Alison Narro
ATX Tastemakers
Topo Chico was always at the ready with bubbly refreshments. Photo by Alison Naro
ATX Tastemakers
Handmade artisan chocolates from Intero were a highlight. Photo by Alison Narro
ATX Tastemakers
Intero's focaccia, ricotta, honey, and thyme bites were another hit. Photo by Alison Narro
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Guests enjoyed taking selfies at the #cmtastemakers photobooth. Photo by Alison Narro
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The Central Texas Food Bank was the evening's beneficiary. Photo by Alison Narro
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Beer from across Texas was in abundance. Photo by Alison Narro
ATX Tastemakers
Guests sampled bites and sipped specialty cocktails. Photo by Alison Narro
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VIP guests enjoyed a private lounge and early access. Photo by Alison Narro
ATX Tastemakers
The team behind Better Half Coffee & Cocktails celebrated their win as Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year. Photo by Alison Narro
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Trudy's Del Mar served delicious mango chili ceviche. Photo by Alison Narro
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Festivities spilled outside onto the Fair Market lawn. Photo by Alison Narro
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Sour Duck's aptly named "Mommy Packed Ya A Big Ol’ Sando Today!” Photo by Alison Narro
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Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League reprised his role as the perfect host. Photo by Alison Narro
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Bartender of the Year winner Corry Star (Tiki Tatsu-Ya). Photo by Alison Narro
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Our 2022 CultureMap Tastemaker winners gathered at the end of the evening. Photo by Alison Narro