12:00pm Food Crawl 2013 launches at The Long Center at the Performing Arts
Meet & greet with foodies and techies.
Pick up wristbands (your ticket to all the amazing restaurants/food trailers on this secret map).
12:30pm Opening ceremony and welcome message from A Taste of Koko, Food By People, and special guest, Aida Mollenkamp
12:45pm Food Crawl beginsYou are free to roam and eat as you like. Featured start-ups and food bloggers will be demoing and hosting panels at the following locations.
Jane Ko is the food blogger behind A Taste of Koko, a recognized food publication based out of Austin that has been featured on Huffington Post, NBC iVillage and PR Newswire. Follow her eating adventures at @atasteofkoko.
Aida Mollenkamp is California-based food expert, author, and TV Host. She worked at CHOW.com and Food Network and recently published her first cookbook, Keys To The Kitchen. Find her on Twitter @aidamollenkamp
Theo Peck and Nick Suarez run the Food Experiments, a global series of amateur cookoffs focused on culinary glory! This year, they'll be hosting the Austin Smoke Experiment on 3/10 at Clive Bar. Anyone can compete! Anyone can attend! Anyone can win! Follow @foodexperiment or contact them at their email.
Peter is a writer for Austin based Tasting Buds food blog who has been eating around the globe his whole life. Since moving to Austin in 2002, he's been thrilled to experience the explosion of dining options here in the capital of Texas. Follow SuperTsai on Twitter!
Babette launched multi-Webby honored BakeSpace.com in 2006 as the Web's first food social network. She then democratized cookbook publishing with Cookbook Cafe. She also created the traveling TECHmunch Food Blogger Conference. Follow @BakeSpace.
Jess Simpson is a lover of all that's local, seasonal and full of flavor. She features photography and recipes from her baking & cooking on her blog, Forgiving Martha and also writes a series on CamilleStyles.com called The Perfect Bite. Follow Jess at @forgivingmartha for everything delicious.
The peached tortilla was founded by Eric Silverstein. In 2012, Restaurant Hospitality recognized Eric as one of the new Stars of Street Food. He is also featured on the Chefsfeed Application for Austin, TX. Eric can be reached at his email.
Melody Fury is an award winning food blogger, entrepreneur, and photographer that lives in East Austin. She is currently the cocktail and restaurant writer for Serious Eats. Follow her @GourmetFury for all things indulgent.
Aimee Wenske is an Austin-based food photographer. She's shot photos at over 50 restaurants, and yes, sometimes she does get to eat the food after she photographs it! She can be found at aimeewenske.com and @aimeewenske on Twitter.
Michelle is the eater behind the Austin-based food blog Foodie Is the New Forty. In between meals, she practices law & hangs out with the most good-natured dog on the planet. Follow her tw(eats) at @foodiethenew40.
Tony is an Austin native and founder of foodtrailersaustin.com and the Austin Food Trailer Alliance. His projects are focused on showcasing the food trailer industry in Austin as well as promoting the values of community and local business.
Chris Perez is a food and lifestyle photographer & writer for Apartment Therapy, The Kitchn, and his own blog MetropoChris. He loves everything Austin - food, cocktails, & people. Find out what he's eating now at @metropochris.
Jae Kim is is the chef and owner of the Korean and Mexican fusion food truck, Chi'Lantro BBQ. It has been featured on Food and Wine Magazine, Cooking Channel, Food Network, and Travel Channel. Follow the truck on Twitter at Chil'lantroBBQ.
JW Walthall started his food career working as a pastry cook at Asti, Uchi, and Jeffrey's, eventually leaving the kitchen for food journalism. He worked as the editor for Eater Austin and also started local feed 512 Foodie. He currently cooks for private parties and continues to dabble in food photography, writing, and social media.
Mary Helen Leonard writes Mary Makes Dinner, a mostly meatless recipe blog for flavor addicts and adventurous cooks.
Writer for @FoodTrailersATX and eater of all things food. Otherwise I'll be running around town, you know, so I can eat more.
Meredith Bethune highlights the best food in Austin as a writer and photographer for Serious Eats. She also contributes to magazines like Edible Austin, Remedy Quarterly, and Urban Farm. Check out her personal blog, Biscuits of Today, or follow her bacon and sausage making adventures at @biscuitsoftoday.
Veronica Meewes is a freelance writer and the blogger behind My Well Fed Life. She's written for the Austin-American Statesman, Edible Austin, The Today Show, Food & Wine, Culturemap Austin, and just recently joined Serious Eats to cover all things sweet! Follow her on Twitter @wellfedlife.
Julie Everett is the writer of the blog, Sugarfoot Eats. When she's not baking sweet treats, she's blogging about book reviews, pop culture, and exploring her first year in Austin. She can be found on Twitter at @sugarfooteats.
Rich Plakas is a native New Yorker who recently transplanted to Austin. Ever since he had a taste of a "Real-Stick-a-Fork-in-it" Guinness many many years ago in Europe, he became a fan of great beer. He runs the popular Austin Beer Blog: CraftBeerAustin.com and can often be found at any of Austin's great Craft Beer Bars. Follow him on Untappd and Twitter.
Kristin is the writer of The Fresh Find and loves food, photography, and nutrition. When she is not auditing her life away, you can find her biking around the farmer's markets, running around Town Lake, playing football at Zilker or taking pictures of food. Follow her recipes, eats and adventures in Austin @thefreshfind.
Kristin Sheppard blogs about pop culture, events, and foodie trends at Mad Betty. She is a professional copywriter with a background in advertising, publisher marketing, social media, and nonprofit development. Kristin is the Education Chair of the Austin Food Bloggers Alliance. A native of New Jersey, Chris Sheppard has lived with his wife Kristin in Austin for five years. He works in in healthcare management and enjoys running, playing soccer, and craft beer in his spare time.
Food by People is an Etsy for local home baked goods. We're making it easier for home bakers to bake and sell their creations with the help of our online platform.
The cooking revolution is now at your fingertips! Cooking PlanIt is the world's first personal cooking assistant for experienced and novice cooks. It provides a powerful set of simple-to-use tools that enables the cook to combine the recipes of multiple dishes into a complete meal. Cooking Planit organizes the cooking process and provides step-by step instructions so that everything comes out right on time.
Forkly is a beautiful way to discover and share dining tastes. We’ll show you a new dish around the corner, the best burger in town, or your favorite cocktail in a new city. It is a personal rating card, a map to new food & drinks, and most of all its a great way to connect with others who have similar tastes - all just a few taps away.
Half Past Now allows users to find personalized event recommendations by following local trendsetters in music, tech, fitness, and food! Cleanly search for interesting activities and share with friends. Don't miss out on discovering new communities and relevant events in your city!
Food on the Table is the most comprehensive meal planning app, consistently ranking in the top 50 Free Food & Drink apps. The app hooks the sales from your local grocery store in to your favorite recipes and creates an organized grocery list. Food on the Table has been featured in All Things D, Oprah.com, and voted Best Back to School App by Parents Magazine. Most importantly, the customer reviews tell the story. Food on the Table maintains a rating between 4 and 5 stars on over 2,600 reviews.
Locate Special Diet -- Looking to find special diet options nearby when you eat out? Are you gluten-free, but your friend is vegetarian, and you want to find a restaurant that will make you both happy? Our app is your solution. Locate Special Diet helps you find gluten-free, vegetarian or organic/locavore options nearby. We make it easy for you to find businesses on-the-go that match your dietary preferences. Available for free on iPhone and Android. In over 40 U.S. cities.
Falcon is an app for navigating non-traditional settings like festivals and events. It's simpler and different from your traditional navigation apps, but is pretty useful in a lot of settings. You can give it a try next time you're at a music festival, college campus, urban event, the outdoors, or just unhappy with your existing navigational tools.
WeWork Labs was founded in 2011 with a focus on helping early stage tech startups in New York City. Now with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, WeWork Labs has over 400 current members and a great alumni network around the country. Every company in WeWork Labs has been hand selected by our team as a good candidate for the community and have the option to work in a private office or in the open area at a dedicated desk.
Cookbook Cafe is the first DIY cookbook publishing platform that allows anyone to create, publish, market and sell their very own cookbook as both an ebook and iPad app for free. To find out more go to CookbookCafe.com or Make your own cookbook. Also available in itunes!
UMeTime is a mobile app that allows users to simply follow their favorite local businesses and create custom lists to receive instant offer notifications. Avoid the clutter and spam that we all hate. With UMeTime Blasouts, Food and Beverage Businesses can instantly blast out real time offers to local customers who are near their business. Blastouts delivers local customers into the door when the business wants them and their terms.
Hurl is the mobile platform that transforms any screen into a video jukebox where users can hurl their favorite YouTube videos right from their smartphones! Hurl brings social media to life, giving viewers the unique ability to interact with each other's videos during playback and to hurl their own video picks into a shared queue.