April 24, 2014
As the gourmand world descends on Austin for the Austin Food & Wine Festival April 25-27, the only public place to get a taste of this exclusive foodie fest is Twitter. Turn to these nine local chefs, sommeliers, and foodies to get a backstage pass to their piece of
4. Philip Speer, @philipspeer
Why: The James Beard Award-nominated pastry chef shares the love among his fellow foodies—watch his Twitter for updates on the happenings of his chef friends; his pastry chef wife (Callie Speer of Swift’s Attic); and his upcoming pizzeria/bakery concept restaurant, St. Philip, in South Austin.
Scheduled for the #AFWFest: Taste of Texas (April 25, 7–9:30 p.m., Republic Square Park); Panel | Let’s Do The Timewarp (April 26, 2–2:45p.m.)