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May Meeting

Won't Work for Food: A Restaurant Critic's Manifesto
With FED MAN WALKING's Mike Sutter
When: May 11, 2016, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Tech Ranch Austin | 8920 Business Park Dr. Ste 250, Austin, TX 78759

Writing about food is a holy grail for some freelancers.

Joining the cult of barbecue, enlisting as a soldier in the taco wars. The power to declare the end of Brussels sprouts and pork belly. And all that free food, right?

But free food comes at a price, and how we handle the temptations will determine whether we’re independent journalists or freelance marketing reps holding a sign that says, “Will Work for Food.” As the Austin food writer behind Fed Man Walking, Mike Sutter has walked that line — and waited in line — at hundreds of trailers, taco stands, bistros, burger joints and barbecue places in Austin. Before launching in 2011, Mike was the restaurant critic for the Austin American-Statesman.

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