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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

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]

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