clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Stars Across Texas Classic Kicks Off THCWFF 2011

John Besh of Luke San Antonio.
John Besh of Luke San Antonio.

[Photos: Paula Forbes / EATX]

Last night's Stars Across Texas Classic at the Long Center broke the Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival's curse of recent years with some gorgeous Texas springtime weather. The lines were longest for New Orleans chef John Besh, who was in town repping for his Luke San Antonio with fried quail with orange blossom honey, but it was Josh Watkins of the Carillon who won the tasting competition with his basil panna cotta. In the pictures above, all kinds of Austin chefs: Rene Ortiz! David Bull! Tyson Cole! Paul Qui!

· All Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival Coverage on Eater Austin [-EATX-]
· All Hangover Observations on Eater Austin [-EATX-]

The Carillon

1900 University Avenue, , TX 78705 (512) 404-3655 Visit Website

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater Austin newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world