Vendor Spotlight: Tough Mother

Nicole Deninger, Tough Mother’s President and Combatant-in-Chief, has dedicated her life to defending and nurturing the lives of others from the battlefield to the family room. After a successful career in the military, Nicole’s mother was diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma, a rare type of uterine cancer, in her early 50s. Blindsided, Nicole found herself desperately searching […]

Vendor Spotlight: Christen’s Gourmet Pralines

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT SPECIAL EDITION PODCAST BY EATIN’ & SIPPIN’ LOCALLY: Christen’s Gourmet Pralines Sharon Richardson is a fifth-generation New Orleanian. She and her husband, Austin Richardson, moved to central Texas after Hurricane Katrina and wanted to bring a distinctive New Orleans flavor to their new home. Sharon learned the art of the praline from the […]

Vendor Spotlight: Oatmeal & Company

 Oatmeal & Company was created through a process of discovery while Darian was preparing overnight oats for her son. Since that time, this little business has become her passion. Each batch of artisanal oatmeal is prepared with the greatest amount of love and the intention of converting the pickiest of eaters into oatmeal lovers. Oatmeal […]

Vendor Spotlight: Julie Myrtille Bakery

Parisian Julie Myrtille is an award-winning pastry chef who arrived in Austin in 2016 to share with Texans her love of French pâtisserie. The chef’s eponymous bakery has become known for many locally-sourced creations, including favorites such as brioche with duck eggs, preserves, tartelettes, canelés, madeleines, quiches and many others. In addition, on her award-winning […]