On the second Monday of each month, join fellow history buffs in learning about, sharing, and celebrating the heritage of the Eanes area!

From French Fries to Foodie City: Evolution of the Culinary Scene in Austin with Larry Foles and Jack Gilmore

What do Z Tejas, Roaring Fork, Hopdoddy, and Jack Allen’s Kitchen all have in common? Besides great food, terrific ambience, and a host of loyal fans, all of these favorite Austin establishments exhibit the masterful touch Larry Foles and Jack Gilmore have brought to the Austin food scene. For decades!

Join the Eanes History Group for a fun, wide-ranging discussion with culinary legends, Larry Foles and Jack Gilmore. Both Larry and Jack have deep ties to the Westbank. Not only are they still developing exciting concepts to meet new market trends, but they also have the unique perspective of being central to the evolution of the food scene in Austin since the 1970s. Hallmarks of their many successes are 1.) treating their people well, 2.) using the freshest ingredients sourced from local partners, and 3.) giving back to the community.

Come, bring your questions, and hear the inside story of the food scene in Austin! Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.