DWT2012 Presents: The Cigar Room Reply

The Cigar Room is located in the Lakeway area at 1310 Ranch Road 620 South, Austin, TX 78734

The Dripping with Taste Wine & Food Festival is pleased to welcome The Cigar Room to the festival’s outdoor area! The Cigar Room will bring their unique blends of fine tobaccos to DWT food & wine aficionados for the first time.

Alex Torres founded The Cigar Room and he created his very own line of home blended cigars. Torres Cigars are blends that cannot be found elsewhere!

Our cigars posses excellent physical properties and uncomplicated flavors of damp earth, leather, and cedar spice. Torres Cigars are meticulously blended and deeply aged by Dominican filler tobaccos. Torres Cigars offer exceptional value and impeccable craftsmanship. The brand is completely crafted by hand and More…

DWT2012 Presents: Chef Katy Parker Reply

Chef Katy Parker’s DWT2012 Menu:
Rustic Flank Steak Crostinis with Olive Tapenade
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Seared Halibut
Warm Lentils and Texas Goat Cheese
Paired with Texas wine, of course!

Meet Chef Katy Parker of Austin! She will prepare a hearty fall menu for her featured cooking demonstration at the Dripping With Taste Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, September 8, at the Texas Hill Country Olive Company in Dripping Springs.

Chef Katy was born in Baton Rouge, LA, where she grew up surrounded by a family that has a very rich food culture..Some of her first cooking memories are making chocolate chip cookies and gumbo with her dad, and picking fresh tomatoes in her Pawpaw’s garden.

She worked in Houston at Bank Jean-Georges under Chef Bryan Caswell, then enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, completing the prestigious culinary program in early 2009. The day after her culinary school graduation, she moved to Brooklyn to start her new More…