2011 Foodways Texas Symposium

Foodways Texas

The first Foodways Texas Symposium gathers people interested in the preservation, promotion and celebration of the diverse history of Texas food traditions.

Feb. 25 - Texas Seaport Museum
5:30 p.m. -  Registration and Libations
6:45 p.m. - Welcome Marvin Bendele
7:00 p.m. - Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation
7:30 p.m. - Dockside Dinner Tim Byres of Smoke in Dallas

Feb. 26 - Texas A&M University, Galveston
9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - Touring the Wild Texas Coast
10:15 a.m. - What’s in a Name?: The Ways of Food in Texas
11:15 a.m. - The Strangest Thing in the Nets: Bycatch, “Trashfish,” and Gulf Sustainability
12:15 p.m. - Photo Exhibit: Oystering in Galveston Bay
12:30 p.m. - Louisiana Foods Lunch on the Grounds
2:00 p.m. - Honky-Tonk Potlucks and Gulf Dive Bars 
2:45 p.m. - Vietnamese Fishing Communities Along the Texas Coast
3:30 p.m. - From Pepper Grove to San Antonio Bay: The Secret History of Oyster Appellations on the Texas Coast

Feb. 25 - Gaido's
6:30 p.m. - Oyster Appellation Tasting and Texas Cocktail Hour
7:30 p.m. - Foodways Texas: Where We Are and Where We’ll Go
8:00 p.m. - Taste of Galveston



Texas Seaport Museum
Pier 21, Number 8
Galveston, TX 77550


$225 regular rate; $190 Saturday only; $175 students
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