We’re winding down another year. We’ll be putting together a big year end review of Austin’s most earthshaking food stories of 2012 as well as bracing up for what promises to be the biggest year ever: 2013.
We’re in it for the long haul and there’s not an ounce of quit in the Scrumptious crew as we continue combing Central Texas for the best barbacoa, pluperfect Mezcal cocktails, life altering queso and world beating brisket. We appreciate your forbearance as we take the most meandering route possible on our journey.
Here’s our weekly top 5, culled from 23 articles we wrote on the Austin food and craft beer scene.
Justin Timberlake got famous the hard way-by spending his formative years slaving away over a hot brick barbecue pit in rural Tennessee. He’s now deigned to bring his skills to Austin to show our native Texas pit bosses how it’s done http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/12/12/Birth-Notice-Get-A-Rope-Southern-Hospitality-Barbecue-via-Justin-Timberlake-Is-Coming-To-Austin?adminview=true
Brand new Austin barbecue joint flung its doors open this weekend http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/12/14/Birth-Notice-Freedmens?adminview=true
We peered back at an essay we penned on our food scene way back in 2009 http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/12/10/3-Years-Ago-Today-An-Essay-on-AustinTexas-FoodFrom-Sugars-to-Justines-and-Everything-in-Between?adminview=true
Felix Stehling is dead http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/12/11/RIP-Rest-In-Peace-An-Obituary-For-Felix-Stehling-Creator-Of-The-Beanburger-And-Taco-Cabana?adminview=true
Our favorite barbacoa in the state of Texas http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/12/11/One-Year-Ago-Today-Veras-Backyard-BarBQue?adminview=true
last week’s top 5 http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2012/12/10/Top-5-Scrumptious-Chef-Articles-This-WeekPublic-HouseAustin-Craft-BeerFrench-BistroBaconBelgium?adminview=true