A Middle Eastern Night’s Supper with Chef Happy Abdelbaki 05.15.2015

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A Middle Eastern Night’s Supper with Chef Happy Abdelbaki 05.15.2015 Chef Happy Abdelbaki is part Cajun, part Egyptian, ALL Fun. He joined us at SWOOP House on Friday night to share with guests some of his favorite recipes passed down to him from his mom. hors d’oeuvres Tabbouleh Hummus with handmade pita Falafel with tahini…

Intero with Krystal and Ian. 05.07.2015

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Intero with Krystal Craig & Ian Thurwachter We’re always delighted to have guest chefs Krystal Craig & Ian Thurwachter at SWOOP for Supper Friends….they bring such great excitement, energy and beauty through their food and presence. What Ian shares with our guests in his simple yet sophisticated Italian fare…Krystal matches with her handmade chocolate jewels.…

Jazz Fest Brunch 05.03.2015

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Jazz Fest Brunch 05.03.2015   While our friends in New Orleans were embracing the wonders of 2015 Jazz Fest, we threw a party here at Supper Friends/SWOOP House for those of us in Austin for this celebratory weekend. Dear friend and guest chef Happy Abdelbaki filled our bellies with the best flavors of NOLA brunch…

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Spring Asian Supper 4.25.15


  Spring Asian Supper 4.25.15 Spring has definitely arrived at The Swoop House. The flowers are blooming, the grass is an opulent green, and the gardens are lush and vibrant. Chef Ben let this inspire him and his Spring Asian menu. His food was light, colorful, and full of greens and vegetables. Guests started the…

Strawberry Fields 4.9.15


Strawberry Fields 4.9.15 Chef Adam Wetherington created an inventive and playful menu for tonight’s supper using a single, uniting ingredient, farm fresh Texas strawberries. The strawberries in Texas this season are some of the best we’ve had in years and Adam definitely made expert use of them, creating both savory and sweet dishes for our…

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Elegant Vegetarian 4.3.15


Chef Adam Wetherington prepared a vegetable centric meal this Good Friday utilizing fruits, and cheeses for from the beautiful farms of Boggy Creek, Angel Valley and Pure Luck. The meal was exceptionally colorful with bright pink, red, and orange blood beets, pink and green watermelon skewers, and a bergamot poached pear to end the meal. The guests…

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Farm to Table with Our New Executive Chef 3.27.15


Farm to Table with Our New Executive Chef 3.27.15 Adam Wetherington, 2 Dine 4’s new executive chef, created a delicious menu for his first Supper Friends, utilizing ingredients from local farms to showcase his signature style. Adam is a native Texan who first found his way in the professional kitchen in Dallas at the French bistro,…

Flavors of Oaxaca 3.14.15


 Flavors of Oaxaca 3.14.15 Chef Claudia crafted another wonderful supper inspired by a custom wedding menu that was created for 2 Dine 4 clients. The newly engaged couple joined Supper Friends to taste test their menu and receive the input of the other guest. The visual highlight was the chili relleno, fried and covered in a…

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Intero with Ian Thurwacher & Krystal Craig 2.25.15


Intero with Guest Chefs Ian Thurwacher & Krystal Craig 2.25.15 It was lovely to have guest chefs’ Krystal and Ian in the kitchen today. They are aspiring restauranteurs with loads of talent and impressive resumes. Krystal is a self taught chocolatier who has been creating artisan chocolates for 10 years. She owns Crave Artisan Chocolate,…

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Lunar New Year 2.20.15


Lunar New Year 2.20.15 Chef Benjamin Gutcheon created an Asian inspired menu to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Each guest received a whole steamed brazino in a lemongrass broth and a masterfully cooked short rib with an Asian style sauce.             Menu Hors d’oeuvres Pork Egg Rolls Chinese mustard, soy-sesame sauce…

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