(Austin) July 15, 2014 Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will honor the 15-year anniversary of the GO TEXAN program at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Additionally, Commissioner Staples will kick-off the annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, presented by Farm Credit, to celebrate the flavors of the Lone Star State. GO TEXAN member restaurants and wineries will be on hand to showcase and sample Texas-grown food and beverages.
Thursday, July 17
Ceremony at 5 p.m.
Reception at 6 p.m.
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
GO TEXAN Members Featured:
ALC Steaks, serving Pulled Pork Sliders
Carmelo’s – Rigatoni Pasta with Prawns, Sweet Peppers and Orange. Ricotta Cheese and Zucchini Flan with Saffron Sauce
Dock & Roll Diner, serving GO TEXAN Roll, Bacon Love and Homemade Potato Chips
Dry Comal Creek Winery, pouring White Black Spanish VII and 2011 Black Spanish Reserve
Fall Creek Vineyards, pouring Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Texas, GSM (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvédre), Salt Lick Vineyard, 2012 Texas Hill Country
H-E-B, serving Cheese and Fruit Trays
Llano Estacado Winery, pouring 2010 Viviano, 2013 Chenin Blanc/Roussane/Viognier
Messina Hof Winery, pouring 2010 Private Reserve Papa Paulo Port (Best of Show HLSR), 2011 Paulo Bordeaux Blend (Gold Medal Winner), 2012 Paulo Zinfandel, 2012 Moscato, 2012 Private Reserve Chardonnay and Angel Riesling Late Harvest
parkside, serving Texas Quail with Sherry and Peach Puff Pastry
Pleasant Hill Winery, pouring 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Blanc du Bois and Tawny Rosso Forte
Quality Seafood Market – Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail Sauce with Texas Shrimp and Tortilla chips
Searsucker, serving Shiner Bock Fried Eggplant with a Chilled Tomato Conserva and Sorrel Slaw. All the veggies will come from Tecolote Farms right outside of Austin, in Webberville.
Tiny Pies, serving Sweet Texas Pecan Mini Pies
And when you’re out visiting the GO TEXAN restaurants don’t forget –