H-E-B has picked the 25 finalists in its 2017 Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best competition, and Central Texas entrepreneurs are dominating the competition.
Nine Austin-area companies will be competing in the final round for a combined $70,000 and a chance to get their products on H-E-B shelves. The 25 finalists were selected from almost 600 entries from across the state.
Four winners will be chosen based on quality, marketability and product readiness on Aug. 10-11 at the Central Texas Food Bank.
The Austin-area finalists are:
Bola Pizza (Jamie and Christian Bowers), Austin
Cocina 54 (Cecilia Panichelli and Federico Carrillo), Austin
Damon W Lambert Inc. (Laura and Boss Lambert), Wimberley
GFY Kitchen (Tim Elias), Austin
Ladybird Provisions (Sarah Rioux), Austin
Skull & Cakebones (Sascha Biesi and Yauss Berenji), Austin
Tamale Addiction (Adrian and Mariana Paredes), Austin
Texas Pecan Cake Shop (Bridget and Will McCoy), Betram
It’s cold outside, the NFL playoffs start today and the Golden Globes are Sunday night — all you need to turn your weekend into a party are some delicious snacks. We have some recipes to get you started.
Is it a party if there’s no queso? No, no it is not. But if you want to try something a little different (and Velveeta-free), go for this Cheddar Chorizo Dip.