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East Texans are well acquainted with the bottom feeder, known as the the whiskerfish. Area residents have enjoyed catfishing and the fish fry feast they make for many years.
SFA to host ‘East Texas Chopped’ Cooking Competition
SFA seniors Jillian Bertsch (right) of Lufkin, logistics coordinator, and Justin Lopez of Dallas, sponsorship coordinator, prepare for the upcoming “East Texas Chopped” event at Hotel Fredonia. Tickets are on sale now.
NACOGDOCHES– The Hospitality Administration program at Stephen F. Austin State University will host the second annual “East Texas Chopped” event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Hotel Fredonia in downtown Nacogdoches.
Similar to the television show “Chopped,” the event will feature local “celebrity” couples, as well as renowned judges with various culinary experiences. Couples will receive a mystery basket and are required to create several dishes that incorporate the mystery ingredients located within.
Wine Down in Jefferson
Jefferson – As summer turns to fall, come to Jefferson and wine down at the first Medieval Wine Faire. The Wine Faire will be on September 29th from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm in beautiful, downtown Historic Jefferson. The featured wineries at the faire are Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards, Enoch’ s Stomp, Enchanted Manor Winery, Tara Winery & Vineyard and Maydell Country Wines.