We penned 87 articles on Austin, Texas booming food scene in the last 30 days. Metrics continue to tick upward. We appreciate all y’alls support. We’re adding a new feature later this week called “Cooking With A Mountain Man” wherein we’ll be picking the brain of a noted Appalachian cook and food scholar.
Now, onto the top 5 food articles we wrote this week. As always, determined by view count. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house for the final night of Charlies, a 40 year old family tradition and steakhouse http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2011/11/29/Austin-Daily-Photo-Charlies-Steakhouse-in-Pflugerville-Texas
Matthew DeLeon opened a new restaurant on Congress Avenue in downtown Austin. We’re looking for reports from Austin’s LGBT community http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2011/12/2/Rod-Silva-Founder-of-Muscle-Maker-Grill-Exhibits-Rare-Mistep-In-Marketing-Of-Austin-Location
A brand new barbecue joint popped up in East Austin http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2011/11/28/Austin-Daily-Photo-Tariqs-Barbecue-In-East-Austin-Texas
Austin, Texas has a wealth of talented writers working in the food blogging spectrum. We looked at ten must reads http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2011/12/2/Ten-Austin-Texas-Food-Blogs-You-Should-Be-Reading-Right-Now
The rumor mill is in overdrive as to who is authoring the hottest new Twitter account Austin has seen in many moons. Aaron Franklin? John Mueller? Kevin from Kevin’s Barbecue Joints? We don’t know who this mystery man is. One reader emailed us to flatly say that it’s Matthew Odam over at the Statesman. http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2011/11/29/Turns-Out-Aaron-Franklin-Is-Not-God-Hes-Jesus-Austin-Pit-Boss-Hits-Twitter-Running-Wide-Open