Relishing food is about taking time to enjoy what has become the often hurried and mundane task of nourishing our bodies. Relish Austin is Addie's search for things that make her go "mmmm."

MasterChef to host casting call in Austin on Saturday

11:49 am Aug. 26, 2015

If you’re an above-average home cook and wouldn’t mind some time in the limelight, you’ll be interested to know that MasterChef, the popular cooking competition show on Fox, will be hosting a casting call in

Aaron Franklin hits Jimmy Kimmel to promote new book

10:48 am Apr. 15, 2015

Aaron Franklin popped by Jimmy Kimmel yesterday for an 8 minute segment in which he shows the TV host, who was just in Austin for South by Southwest, and “Avengers” actress Cobie Smulders how to make one of his famed briskets.

Franklin, ever quick on his feet, seems at ease making jokes with Kimmel about using a sharp knife to cut belly fat just like his trims the brisket, keeping one

Anthony Bourdain returns to Austin for event at Bass in July

11:20 am Apr. 7, 2015

TV host and professional culinary badass Anthony Bourdain will return to Austin this summer as part of a 10-city “Close to the Bone” tour.

Bourdain, the “Parts Unknown” host who has given similar monologe-style presentations in

Richard Linklater spoofs ‘Boyhood’ in new video for PETA

12:21 pm Feb. 19, 2015

Spoofing his acclaimed movie “Boyhood” ahead of the Oscars on Sunday, Richard Linklater teamed up with PETA this week to release a short little video about the director’s choice to become (and stay) a vegetarian.

The concept is pretty cute: Pretend that he’s checking in with PETA every five years since 1985 to see how things are going in his animal-free eating.

The joke at the end about how he’s hardly aged

WATCH: Foods that go too far on Statesman Shots

11:25 am Nov. 25, 2014

I always enjoy chatting with (the very witty) Tolly Moseley and Omar Gallaga on their podcast, Statesman Shots, and they invited me back this week to talk about all things Thanksgiving.

We cover the highs and the lows of the holiday, from our very favorite dishes to the family-related stress that often accompanies the dinner. In one of their Short Shot sections, we discussed the Austin360 Taste

Food invention show casting in Austin

9:48 am Nov. 13, 2014

Have a food invention you’re trying to get off the ground? The producers behind “Extreme Weight Loss” on ABC are casting in Austin on Dec 3 and 4 for a new show about entrepreneurs who have created food-related inventions, from kitchen utensils and equipment to tools that might be used to harvest or grow food. (They also mentioned “a new kind of cake” on the website, but didn’t specify if