1930s till Today
Join Foodways Texas and the Lancarte Family, descendants of the legendary Joe T. Garcia, in celebrating Mexican cuisine from the 1930s till today. Enjoy a four-station feast featuring dishes from the Lancarte family of restaurants — Joe T Garcia’s, Lanny’s Alta Cocina Mexicana, and Esperanza’s. Chef Lanny P. Lancarte II, the great-grandson of Joe T. Garcia, will also be recreating some dishes from Joe T. Garcia’s original barbecue from 1935 (Joe T. Garcia’s was known as Joe’s Barbecue in 1935).
Join us in honoring the Lancarte Family for their contribution to Texas restaurant heritage while learning about the Foodways Texas Iconic Texas Restaurant Oral History Project.* Come support the Foodways Texas mission to preserve, promote and celebrate the diverse food cultures of Texas.
*The Iconic Texas Restaurant Oral History Project is a partnership of Foodways Texas, the Texas Restaurant Association, and the Department of American Studies at The University of Texas, Austin.
Directions and information about Joe T. Garcia’s available here. Proceeds from the event will benefit Foodways Texas oral history projects.