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‘Hippies that Hunt,’ Austin Food Tour, and More

Dai Due's Jesse Griffiths is the poster boy of local, sustainable hunting.

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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.

HUNTING WIRE — The hottest man in the Austin food scene nowadays is Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due, who spoke to Eater Austin editor emeritus Andrea Grimes about growing interest in hunting as a crucial part of really eating locally and "hippies that hunt." [Texas Observer]

FOOD TOUR — A group of chefs from Phoenix, Arizona tried the best food of Austin during their food safari of the city. They tried Franklin (after convincing two of the chef’s Austin-based sisters to wait in line in the morning), Odd Duck, Sway, Whisler’s, and both Uchi and Uchiko. They ended their trip with the dinuguan and cheddar cheese ice cream sandwiches from Qui. [AZ Central]

SAN ANTONIO WIREThe Fall Harvest Dinner at South Texas Heritage Pork in Floresville will be held on Monday, December 1, at 6:30pm. The billing is an "all-star culinary team and expert foragers," including Contigo/Gardner's Andrew Wiseheart and "infotainment" provided by Foraging Texas’ Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen. Tickets are $125 per person. [EaterWire]