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Austin Chefs Whip Up Snickers-Inspired Dinners During SXSW

Churros stuffed with the candy bar, mole, and more

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SXSW is the time for over-the-top events, and what’s more excessive than a chocolate-based dinner inspired by Snickers? That’s what Launderette chef Rene Ortiz and Peruvian-focused chef Kati Luedecke are doing with special meals during the festival.

While Luedecke doesn't involve chocolate for most of her menu, her churros are filled with those Snickers. Ortiz is incorporate chocolate (though not the actual candy bar) with every course of his meal, from empanadas to semifreddo. Both of the full menus follow below.

Luedecke’s dinner takes place on Sunday, March 12, with Ortiz’s on Monday, March 13, at Collide ATX on East 6th Street. It’s all to promote Snickers’ new bars with hazelnuts and almonds.

Snickers is also setting up shop at the SouthBites Trailer Park from Saturday, March 11 through Monday, March 13, where she will serve up those Snickers-stuffed churros, too.

Kati Luedecke’s Snickers Menu

Sunday, March 12
Oyster Shell/Chifa Ceviche
Salmon, peanuts, pickled vegetables, wontons, sesame, tiger’s milk

Scallop Shell/Vegetable Ceviche
Seasonal Texas vegetables: radish, corn, carrots, cauliflower, tiger’s milk

Mussel Shell/Tejas Ceviche
Texas Redfish, pickled corn, golden beets, red onion, smoked salt

The Chicken and the Egg
Game hens stuffed with traditional Peruvian stew: pecans, olives, aji amarillo, rice, and potatoes, served with five minute egg

Churros Rellenos
Churros filled with almond and hazelnut Snickers, served with lucuma cream

Rene Ortiz’s Snickers Menu

Monday, March 13
Black & Gold Empanada
Coconut ash pastry, lobster, crab, coconut pipian, tomato salpicon

Short Rib Mole Negro
Dried chiles, hazelnuts, chocolate, sweet white corn humita

Hoja Santa Semifreddo
chocolate, caramel sauce, candied hazelnut, arugula cake mint, cherry gel

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Collide ATX

1802 east 6th street, austin, texas

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