Tickets for the fourth annual Austin FOOD & WINE Festival — happening April 24-26, 2015 — won’t go on-sale until January 2015, but Austinites can earn a chance at a pair of free weekend passes by tagging their favorite local food shots in Austin with #afwfest #aclfest on Instagram and Twitter throughout either weekend. Whether it is in Zilker Park during the festival or at a different location in Austin late night after a show, we’ll pick our favorite one on October 13!
The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival Chef Showcase will feature a different chef each day of ACL. It kicks off Friday, October 3, from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. with the following daily schedule:
Friday, October 3: Bryce Gilmore & Jack Gilmore (Odd Duck & Jack Allen’s Kitchen, Austin)
Baja Fish Tacos – two for $9
Kolache with Goat Sausage – $8
Grilled Whole Quail – $12
Saturday, October 4: Jason Dady (Umai Mi, San Antonio)
Classic Texas BBQ Chopped Beef Frito Pie with Cherry Tomatoes, Cheddar, Sour Cream and Scallions – $8
Bacon Frito Pie with Braised Pork Belly, Crispy Bacon, Jack Cheese and Roasted Tomatillo Salsa – $9
JBG Organic Farms Chili Frito Pie (vegetarian) – $7
Nutella Frito Pie with Marshmallow, Nutella Ganache and Graham Cracker Nougat – $8
Sunday, October 5: Blaine Staniford (Grace Restaurant, Fort Worth)
Chorizo Stuffed Dates with Applewood Bacon, Charred Pepper Sauce and Arugula Salad – $8
Organic Chicken and Apple Sausage on a Potato Bun with Cabbage and Pickled Mustard Seeds – $9
Green Chili Frito Pie with Queso Fresco and Radish (vegetarian) – $7
Friday, October 10: Andrew Wiseheart & Ben Edgerton (Contigo & Gardner, Austin)
Charred Broccoli with Toasted Garlic, Crispy Onions and Lemon – $5
Red Beets with Urfa Chili and Mint – $8
Grilled Chicken Thigh with Cucumber and Dill – $9
Saturday, October 11: David Bull (Second Bar + Kitchen, Austin)
Pork Belly Banh Mi with Chili Mayo, Carrot Slaw, Nam Pla, Cilantro and Mint – $8
Grilled Portobello Banh Mi with Chili Mayo, Carrot Slaw, Nam Pla, Cilantro and Mint (vegetarian) – $8
Truffle Pomme Frites with Parmesan and Truffle Aioli (vegetarian) – $6
Sunday, October 12: Alexis Chong (Sway, Austin)
Salt-n-Pepper Tofu – $6
Salt-n-Pepper Shrimp – $9
Vermicelli Chicken Salad – $7
Ice Cream Sandwich – $5
About The Austin City Limits Music Festival
Launched in 2002 and inspired by the long-running PBS show, Austin City Limits, The Austin City Limits Music Festival has grown into a two-weekend experience, featuring over 130 world-renowned and up-and-coming acts on 8 stages in Austin’s crown jewel Zilker Park. The festival, now among the largest and most recognized in the country, hosts 75,000 music lovers per day from Austin and around the globe. Its diverse Lineup spans pop, rock, folk, alt-country, blues, gospel, R&B and EDM. Please visit www.aclfestival.com for more information on this year’s festival.
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