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Paul Qui’s Chef Questionnaire; Spartan Pizza’s Grand Opening Discount; More

LaV heads to New York for a two-night pop-up dinner.

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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.

FOOD & WINE WIRE — In the lead-up to this weekend’s Austin Food and Wine Festival, Austin Monthly handed out questionnaires to participating chefs. Paul Qui answered the first one. He loves ice cream and if he was forced to get rid of a quintessential Austin food, he’d pick Tex Mex. [Austin Monthly]

EAST SIXTHSpartan Pizza is getting around to celebrating its grand opening on Thursday, April 23 with a 10% discount on all orders for the day from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. This includes pizza, sandwiches, and salads. [EaterWire]

POP-UP WIRE — The team behind LaV, executive chef Allison Jenkins, director of wine Vilma Mazaite, and executive pastry chef Janina O’Leary, will head to New York to host two dinners at the Chefs Club by Food & Wine on Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6. Tickets to New York City meals are $125 with wine pairings, and $110 without. Call 212-941-1100 for reservations. The full menu follows below. [EaterWire]


crispy artichoke fritters, green garlic puree
paul bara, grand cru, brut réserve, champagne NV

texas lamb tartare, spiced yogurt, pistachio crumble
luigi ferrando, "cascina cariola," erbaluce di caluzzo, piedmont 2013

nettle tagliatelle, fava beans, mushrooms, lemon butter
domaine valette, macon village, burgundy 2013

grilled octopus, pork belly, paprika, fried chickpeas
ameztoi, "rubentis," rosé, getariako txakolina 2014

rabbit bouillabaisse, pernod, orange, saffron
jean foillard, "côte du py," morgon, beaujolais 2013

whole roasted chicken, fingerling potatoes, radish, salsa verde
georges vernay, "maison rouge," côte-rôtie, rhône 2010

lemon budino, blueberry chamomile & buttermilk swirl ice cream
f.lli marolo, grappa & camomile

warm brioche doughnut, foie gras & champagne strawberry ice cream
amaro montenegro


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