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THCWFF Sees Surge In Sales; April Fool's Food Jokes

THCWFF 2011 — We have just been alerted to the fact that the Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival's grand finale, the Sunday Fair, has sold out. Perhaps more interesting: the press release mentions "For the first time in many years, the festival is enjoying a huge surge in ticket sales with many sold-out events throughout the four-day celebration." The festival is rumored to be in financial dire straits, so that sounds like good news? [Eaterwire]

APRIL FOOLSTexas Monthly tried to convince everyone Austin was getting a breast milk ice cream shop. [TM]

SCHOLARSHIPWIRE — Attention broke pastry chefs: the Wine & Food Foundation of Texas is running their scholarship competition right now. You could get $5,000 towards school! You have to be enrolled, though. [Chronicle]

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