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Best Banana Puddings of Texas; Apply to Be Scholz Garten’s New Food Tenant; More

Lenoir’s new pastry chef loves cherry pies.

Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
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DESSERT WIRETexas Monthly’s barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn put together a list of the best banana puddings. This includes Freedmen's Bar's jarred dessert and Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew’s crazy combination chocolate/Oreo/banana pudding. Lambert's boozy pudding got an honorable mention. [Texas Monthly]

DOWNTOWN — Scholz Garten, the historic beer garden, put out a request for proposals for a new food vendor for the space. The role was previously held by Green Mesquite. The company would start in spring of 2016. Interested parties should email reagan@saengerrunde.org. [Austin 360]

SOUTH FIRST — Austin Food and Wine Festival spoke to Lenoir’s new pastry chef Thomas Calhoun. He talked about creating the new dessert menu, his grandmother's cherry pie and buttermilk ice cream, and how every place should have fried bread. There's also a recipe for his rich chocolate trifle. [Austin Food and Wine Festival]

Scholz Garten

1607 San Jacinto Boulevard, , TX 78701 (512) 474-1958 Visit Website

LENOIR

1807 South 1st Street, , TX 78704 (512) 215-9778 Visit Website

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