Pop ups, barbecue brisket, ribeyes, frito pies, beauty queens…it was a busy week for the Scrumptious crew as we fanned out across Austin to provide minute by minute coverage of our food scene. It’s cook week starting right now, as we begin 6 days of hard core prep to get ready for our Sat Feb 9th Pop Up restaurant at Tamale House East. We’ll still be coming up for air at least once daily to get an article up on this site, but most of our momentum will be pointing toward how to best honor the 80lbs of heritage pork we’re cooking come Saturday night

Y’all like reading about pop up restaurants and we like writing about them. Easily the most popular article we penned this week: Our 5th guide to Austin Texas pop up restaurants http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2013/1/28/Austin-Guide-To-Pop-Up-Restaurants-5Longhouse-RevivalLoca-Doro-Via-Franklin-BBQScrumptiouschef?adminview=true

The Goat Queen presides over Central Texas with her tiny, iron fist encased in a velvet glove probably purchased at a feed and seed out near Brady http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2013/1/31/Austin-Daily-Spy-Photo-The-Goat-Queen-And-Her-Court?adminview=true

Top 12 brisket joints in the state of Texas http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2013/2/1/Winner-Announced-Top-12-Barbecue-Brisket-Joints-In-The-State-Of-Texas?adminview=true

A primer on properly cooking a ribeye steak and a rare photo of one of RL’s 100+ year old cast iron pans http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2013/2/1/Austin-Daily-Photo-How-To-Cook-A-Ribeye-Steak?adminview=true

Frito Pie! http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2013/1/29/Happy-National-Corn-Chip-Day-aka-National-Fritos-Day-Austin-Texas?adminview=true

Last week’s top 5 http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2013/1/28/Top-5-Scrumptious-Chef-Articles-This-WeekHeritage-Pork-Pop-UpExtortionObituaryBarbecueSwingers?adminview=true

Site traffic is exploding. Thanks for all the support y’all; we appreciate it. Come out and party with us on Sat night and help up float that keg!

Scrumptious Chef Pop Up Restaurant Event #8

Farm To Table Food Party

Heritage Pork

Local Farms: Eden’s Cove, Johnson’s Backyard Garden and Windy Hill Farm

Sat Feb 9th

6pm doors

Keg of St. Arnold Icon, a Belgian Pale Ale

$5-$25

Sign up via Event Brite http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5402663512/es2002/?rank=178

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