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Alexis Chong’s Turkey Day Plans, Third Soup Peddler Opens, Chef vs. Cook

Soup Peddler's timing couldn't be more perfect.

The Hightower
The Hightower
Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

TURKEY DAY — Sway’s Alexis Chong spoke to the Austin Food and Wine Festival about her Thanksgiving plans, which includes a Friendsgiving with Rick Lopez from La Condesa. Her favorite T-day dish? Dressing. [Austin Food and Wine Festival]

SOUP WIRE — Soup Peddler’s third location officially opens on Wednesday in North Austin. [Austin 360]

EAST 7TH — The Hightower's co-owner Chad Dolezal prefers to be called a cook rather than a chef, as he told CultureMap’s Next in Line series. Being a chef has “become more of a figurehead public speaking role versus cooking in a kitchen,” he said. [CultureMap]