5 Things I ate at Hot Luck that I’d like to be buried with

Hot Luck Fest is synonymous with a good time. As it should be, it’s put on by industry titans like Aaron Franklin of THE Franklin BBQ, Guerrilla Suit Principle and Mohawk owner, James Moody, and Mike Thelin, Co-Founder of Feast Portland. These guys know everything there is to creating a good ambiance for magic to happen whether it’s listening to your favorite band, or eating your favorite meal. Their magic, they combine the two over a series of events ranging from brunches in auto body shops, to tuna breakdowns at live music venues. 20+ bands, 50+ chefs, and 110% food times. It’s the hottest ticket in Austin every Memorial Day. And I’m going to share 5 things that I ate that were so memorable, I would like to be buried with them. Not really buried, but ya know… They were THAT good that I want to eat them every day until I die, please. Fat Rice- Chicago Chicago is probably my favorite city to eat in, and out of all the times I’ve visited there, I regrettably never made it into Fat Rice. (In my defense Chicago has a LOT of killer spots). Nonetheless, I’ve been a fan of Abe Conlons and to have him in Austin was a treat. And part of what makes Hot Luck so special since they really try to bring incredible national talent to town for our dining pleasure. Anyways, he made a beef cheek pending with an anchovy sambal, herbs, and cucumbers. It was both spicy and flavorful and for not ever actually having Fat Rice before, a huge win according to my belly. Something about asian spices just really gets me, and Abe clearly gets them so yum. Definitely making a b line there next time I’m in the windy city! Pizzeria Bianco-…

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