Genevieve Wong

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The Beginner's Guide to Vegetarian India by Madhur Jaffrey

The recipe for Tomato and Ginger Chutney in Madhur Jaffrey’s new book Vegetarian India comes not from Kolkata but from a South Indian Muslim cook in Albany, New York.<p>There are recipes from Jaffrey's physical therapists, from store clerks, and from notes she made while trying to put lunch together. …

24 Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

What Kitchen Short Cuts Am I Missing?<p>I have owned a food processor for almost a decade but only recently tried out the cheese grater attachment - and instantly felt like a complete idiot for wasting countless hours of my life grating cheese by hand. I am sure there must be many other techniques i …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

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The Gender Politics of Pockets

The iPhone 6 may be the great catalyst in including this oft-ignored aspect of women's fashion.<p>I am one of the 10 million people who acquired an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus ten days ago.<p>Coming from Planet Android, I wasn’t as put off by the larger dimensions as everyone else in the technosphere …

Our favorite tacos in Austin to celebrate National Taco Day

October 4 is officially National Taco Day, which in Texas is right up there with Texas Independence Day or Cinco de Mayo in terms of importance. On …

Laguna Gloria finally gets attention it deserves with multimillion-dollar grant

Laguna Gloria, the 12-acre estate that serves as The Contemporary Austin's outdoor venue, will receive $9 million for the acquisition of sculptures …

Best of Austin 2013 Readers Poll: Food

Food<p>2013 Readers Poll<p>John Anderson<p>Best Artisan Food Company<p>If you like cheese like we like cheese – and, man, we <i>really</i> like cheese – there's no …

The Taco Cleanse is the fad diet to end all fad diets

News flash — people in Austin love tacos. Have you heard that they even found a way to eat them for breakfast? It may sound crazy, but if you live …

Best of Austin 2013 Critics Picks: Food

Food<p>2013 Critics Picks<p>John Anderson<p>Best Affordable Fajitas<p>Strangely, in a town bursting at the belly with Tex-Mex cuisine, the two most important …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Search for the Best Burger Joint in Austin: P. Terry's

I arrived with Brittany just after dinner time. The place was still active with loyal P. Terry’s fans. I kind of knew what to expect…at least I …

Eat. Drink. Empower.'s Female Chefs on Women in Restaurant Kitchens

Executive Chef <b>Erica Beneke</b> of <b>Max's Wine Dive</b> has organized a benefit dinner this Saturday, August 24 entitled "Eat. Drink. Empower." Described as a "<b>celebration of female chefs</b>," the event will benefit SafePlace. Tickets can be purchased here.<p>The Chronicle spoke with Chef Beneke earlier this week, …

Trail of Lights returns for festive 15-day engagement at Zilker Park

Year after year, the holidays announce themselves with a promised set of scenes designed to give us that visceral sense of cheer: Santa beards and …

Austin's Most Anticipated Fall Restaurant Openings

It may still be blisteringly hot, but fall is a-comin', and with it comes some of Austin's most exciting restaurant openings. While August used to be a quiet month, late summer has already seen the premieres of Rainey Street's <b>NO VA</b> and Manor's <b>School House Pub</b>. Rainey and Manor will see more major …

6 top joints in Austin to get your pizza fix

Austin has experienced an explosion of pizza offerings over the past five years. But unlike most cities, you can find almost any kind of pizza you …

Avant Glam Into the Future

When burlesque siren <b>Sassy Delure</b> put out the call that she was putting a new troupe together, she knew they'd grab their sequins and come a'runnin to …

Longhorn Bikes Will Steer You Straight

Bull horns for handlebars is one of the things that makes Longhorn Bikes unique<p>We all know that Austin is a cycling city. We’ve all seen the pedicabs …

5 top spots in Austin to get a retro root beer float

National Root Beer Float Day is August 6, but we don't need some silly declaration to appreciate the retro dessert. Looking for a place to pick up …

Jeffrey's, Ramen Tatsu-Ya, Sway Make Bon App's 50 Best New Restaurants List

<b>Jeffrey's and Josephine House</b>, <b>Ramen Tatsu-Ya</b>, and <b>Sway</b> are amongst <i>Bon Appetit's</i> 50 Best New Restaurants in America. <i>BA's</i> Andrew Knowlton highlights <b>Jeffrey's</b> attention to detail, from "brass valet keys to a roving Martini cart." On the other end of the fanciness spectrum, <b>Ramen Tatsu-Ya</b> is praised for …

Behind the scenes with Uchiko chefs for intense hyper-local food challenge

Every year, “farm to table” cuisine becomes a little less novel and a lot more normal. Today, it is not uncommon for diners to inquire about the …

Make room for Daruma

<b>612-B E. Sixth, 512/369-3897, www.darumaramen.com</b> <br>Mon.-Thurs., 11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30pm-10pm; Fri. 11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30pm-11pm; Sat. 11:30am-3pm & …

Austin: One of the Nation's Best Pizza Places?

Austin’s seen its share of boom-and-bust food cycles: Think the explosion of cupcake places, or proliferation of upscale burger joints. One of the …