Austin Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Texas Capital

Austin Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Texas Capital

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762780419
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/05/2013
Series: Chef's Table Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,290,784
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Author and Registered Dietitian Crystal Esquivel has been an Austin-area foodie for over ten years. She maintains a blog, Poco-Cocoa, in which she chronicles her cooking adventures in her own kitchen, and her eating adventures in Austin's numerous restaurants. Crystal also writes about food for various publications, including Remedy Quarterly. She is the author of the Food Lovers' Guide to Austin (Globe Pequot).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Soups, Salads & Sauces 1

Second Bar + Kitchen 2

Pepperoni Soup

Endive & Apple Salad

Sweet Child O' Mine

Güero's Taco Bar 6

Achiote Marinade

Tequila Aioli

Güero's Famous Margarita

Eastside Cafe 10

Spicy Tomato Soup


Congress 14

White Lobster Bisque with Fresno-Tomato Jam & Lobster Ricotta Fritter

The Oracle

Seared Sea Scallop with Jícama Salad, Coconut Cream, Cocoa Nibs & Chocolate Mint

Andiamo Ristorante 20

Fennel Salad with Walnuts & Truffle Oil

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Justine's Brasserie 22

Montpellier Butter


L'Enfant Terrible

Mulberry 26

Brussels Sprout Salad

Alamo Draft House Ritz 28

Plomeek Soup & Triticale Toast

Once Upon a Time in Mexico Chicken Salad with Jalapeño-Lime Dressing

Batched Old-Fashioned

Chuy's 32

Deluxe Tomatillo Sauce

Fonda San Miguel 35

Sopa de Elote (Corn Soup)

Ensalada de Jícama con Melon (Jícama-Melon Salad)

Small Plates 39

Barley Swine 40

Stuffed Pig Trotter with Mushrooms, Farm Egg, Greens & Mustard Vinaigrette

Quick-Grilled Scallop with White Asparagus Broth & Paprika Potatoes

FINO Restaurant Patio & Bar 46


Ghost of the Pine

Chorizo-Stuffed Dates

Vivo 50

Pan-Seared Queso Fresco with Chipotle Cranberry Compote, Grilled Bread & Raspberry Puree

Butter-Roasted Scallops with Chile de Árbol & Tequila Butter

Home Slice Pizza 53

New York-Style Clam Pie

The F'Heck Yeah

Contigo 57

White Bean Dip

Chicken & Apple Sausage

Uchiko 60

Ao Saba (Mackerel with Blue Foot Mushrooms, Juniper & Huckleberry Gastrique)

Yokai Berry

Haddingtons 65

Mussels Steamed in SarVecchio Broth with Slow-Roasted Tomato and Frizzled Leek

Big Plates 69

Fabi + Rosi 70

Rockfish with Mini Heirloom-Tomato Ragout, White Wine & Potato Nest

Jester King-Brined Pork Chop with Sweet-Savory Winter Slaw & Warm German Potato Salad

Sagra Trattoria & Bar 75

Brodetto di Pesce (Italian Seafood Soup)

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Moscato d'Austin

Tacodeli 80

Cochinita Pibil with Pickled Red Onions

Komé 84

Tonpei-Yaki (Pork & Cabbage Omelet)

Botticelli's South Congress 86

Anatra Due Maniere (Duck Two Ways)

Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill 89

Pecan-Crusted Catfish

Frank 92

Jackalope Sammies

Kentucky Peach Cocktail

Noble Pig Sandwiches 95

Duck Pastrami Sandwich

Deviled Egg Sandwich

24 Diner 98

Chicken & Dumplings

Meat Loaf with Sweet Onion Gravy

Paggi House 102

Gulf-Caught "Snowy Grouper" with Maitake Mushrooms, Holland Leeks & Fresh Black Truffle

Espresso-Rubbed Sika Deer with Butternut Squash & Spinach

Buenos Aires Cafe 106

Pastel de Papas (Shepherd's Pie)

Lomito Beef Sandwich with Chimichurri Sauce

Chez Nous 110

Joues de Porc au Lait (Milk-Braised Pork Cheeks)

Vivaneau aux Raisins (Snapper with Grapes)

Sides 115

La Condesa 116

Coles de Bruselas (Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Grapes)

East Side Showroom 118

Fried Squash Blossoms

Blue Bramble

Grilled Polenta

The Backspace 124


Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Jack Allen's Kitchen 128

Tamale & Jalapeño Corn Bread Dressing

Tito's Sage Grapefruit Splash

Casa De Luz 131

Butternut Squash Millet with Tahini Parsley Sauce

Imperia 133

Spicy Edamame

Yin Yang Chocolate Martini

The Salt Lick 135

Salt Lick Pinto Beans

Thai Fresh 137

Kluay Khaek (Fried Bananas)

Nam Prik Ong (Northern Pork & Tomato Relish)

Chez Zee 140

Sweet Potato Pudding

Sharon's Coleslaw

Brunch 143

Foreign & Domestic Food & Drink 144

Fried Chicken & Biscuit with Redeye Gravy, Romaine Slaw & Lemon Jam

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Peach Jam

JuiceLand 150


Orange Kush

Hyde Park Bar & Grill 152

Grilled Salmon Benedict on Parmesan Polenta

Huevos Rancheros

Passion Fruit & Raspberry Mimosa

Kerbey Lane Cafe 157


Tofu Scramble

Trace Restaurant 161

Drunken Doughnuts

Lavaca Omelet

Olivia 166

Southern Hoecakes

Lamar "Mac Daddy" Muffin Sandwich

Desserts 171

Parkside 172

Chocolate Doughnuts with Pecan Bourbon Ice Cream & Squash Cream

Banana Parfait with Cashew Ice Cream, Chocolate Soil & Rum Caramel

The Steeping Room 179

Lemon Lavender Tea Cake

Lenoir 182

Rosettas & Spicy Chocolate

Big Top Candy Shop 185

"King Killer" Bark

Cucumber Soda

The Highball 188

Chocolate Stout Cake

Uchi 190

Coffee Panna Cotta with Mango Yolk

Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Apple Miso Sorbet

ASTI Trattoria 196

Classic Tiramisu

Ricotta Brulée

Polkadots Cupcake Factory 199

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

La Patisserie 202

Gateau de Pistache, Framboise, et Chocolat (Pistachio, Raspberry & Chocolate Cake)

Recipe Index 205

General Index 209

About the Author 210

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