March 12: Gravy Goes to SXSW

In Austin for the SXSW Music Festival? Be sure to stop by the stage at the JW Marriott on Sunday, March 12 from 5 – 6 p.m., where contributing Gravy producer Ryan Katz will interview Robb Walsh for an upcoming episode on Texas chili powder.

Katz is a freelance radio reporter and a producer for American Public Media. His work has taken him from detention centers to gun shows, micro-apartments to Sikh temples. He’s filed for Marketplace, LatinoUSA, KUOW, and The World.

Robb Walsh is a three-time James Beard Journalism Award winner, the author of a dozen books about food, and a partner in El Real Tex-Mex Café in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood.

Walsh is a co-founder of Galveston Eats,  a non-profit dedicated to preserving Galveston food culture, associated with The Gulf Coast Food Project at the University of Houston’s Public History Center. He also co-founded Foodways Texas, a non-profit dedicated to preserving Texas food history headquartered at UT Austin.