Texas Food Routes

April 27-28, 2017
Fort Worth, Texas

2017 Foodways Texas Symposium Schedule
Subject to change

Thursday, April 27
Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork (5000 Clearfork Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76109)

6:30 pm
Registration
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Acre Distilling Company

7:15 pm
Welcome
Marvin Bendele, Foodways Texas, Austin

7:30 pm
Chuckwagon Dinner
Homer Robertson, Granbury
Two Circle G, Arthur Garcia, Lubbock

Friday, April 28
5th and Carroll (2713 West 5th Street, above Blue Mesa Restaurant)

8:30 am
Breakfast
Blue Mesa, Fort Worth

9:30 am
Texas Food Routes
Marvin Bendele, Foodways Texas, Austin

10:00 am
Food and the Exploration of the Red River Valley
Michael Wise, Assistant Professor, University of North Texas

10:30 am
New Frontiers in American Dining: The Chuckwagon
Audrey Russek, Cultural Historian, Sacramento, CA

11:00 am
Break

11:15 am
Not Cotton, Not Corn, Not Southern: Wheat and Flour in North Texas
Rebecca Sharpless, Professor, Texas Christian University

11:45 am
From Hoof to Hemi: Tracing the History of Beef Logistics in Texas
Jeannette Vaught, Lecturer, University of Texas, Austin

12:30 pm
Fried Chicken Lunch
Keith Hicks
Buttons Food and Music, Fort Worth

2:30 pm
The Backbone: Immigrants and Houston Food
Todd Romero, Associate Professor, University of Houston
Alison Cook, Restaurant Critic, Houston Chronicle

3:15 pm
Farm to Plate Deep Dive
Panel Moderator: Robyn Metcalfe, Food+City, University of Texas, Austin
Brian Weale, Sysco, Dallas
Jim Gossen, Louisiana Foods, Houston

4:15 pm
Break

4:30 pm
The Texas Gulf Coast Shrimping Industry
Foodways Texas Documentary Project
Blessing of the Fleet Film Screening

Rahr and Sons Brewing Company (701 Galveston Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104)
6:30 pm
Bar by Rahr & Sons

7:00 pm
The Range Podcast
Selections from episode one: “Beans”

7:30 pm
Mobile Kitchens Dinner
Bite My Biscuit
Empire Baking Company
Heim Barbecue
Rahr and Sons Brewing Company
Sweet Lucy’s Pies
Taco Heads

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