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Bitch Beer & Craft Pride on TV; CultureMap's Top Desserts; Ortiz & Sawicki at Rain Lily Farm

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FOOD TV — Tomorrow night at 8:30p on the Cooking Channel, you can catch Rainey Street Texas beer mecca Craft Pride and at least one of the ladies from popular beer blog Bitch Beer on the new show Log On & Eat with Eden Grinshpan, which is all about meeting "outrageous food bloggers" and "tweeters." The description: "Eden connects with the popular 'Bitch Beer' blogger and her bearded friends for chicken and waffles and the best beer in Texas." [Eaterwire]

DESSERTWIRE — CultureMap's staff lists their top desserts in Austin in celebration of fake food holiday "National Dessert Day." Their picks include the chevre tart at Fabi+Rosi, Mrs. Johnson's donuts, and Fonda San Miguel's Flande Almendra, as well as the chocolate mousse at Whole Foods and the Laura-Sawicki-created Dulce de Leche at La Condesa.

EAST AUSTIN — Miss chefs-about-town Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki's creations? They'll both be cooking at this year's Austin stop of "roving food adventure" Outstanding in the Field. The event will be held at Rain Lily Farm on Wednesday, October 23 at 2pm, and tickets are available here. The chefs' menu is posted below.
[Photo: Spencer Selvidge/EATX]

Rene Ortiz & Laura Sawicki's Outstanding in the Field Menu

Passed
-Grilled Gulf oysters
Lucky Layla chili vinegar butter
-Full Quiver cheese
Rain Lily farm lettuce
-Farmhouse okra
JG's garlic aioli
-Peeler's liver pate
Texas fig and mustard marmalade

First
Kale Salad
Rain Lily Farm kale, south Texas pecorino, white grapes, black pepper pecan butter, charred red onion

Second
Richardson Farms Roaster
oak roasted pig, Springdale Farm chili relleno, Full Quiver cheddar, Tecalote Farm kohlrabi salsa, eggplant

Third
Peeler Farms Chicken
rosemary-garlic marinated chicken, ash roasted butternut squash, back-bay chimichurri, pickled beans

Dessert
Sweet Potato Trifle
Wateroak Farms chèvre cheesecake, spicy ginger cake, cuvee coffee-pecan soil, piloncillo toffee sauce, toasted meringue

Craft Pride

61 Rainey St Austin, TX 78701

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