Want to know how to make the most out of a stop in Austin, TX? For Tavel Bristol-Joseph, pastry chef and co-owner of local favorite Emmer & Rye, that’s easy: Tex-Mex BBQ, backyard Thai, and a night of live music at the best dive in town. Follow along as he shows chef Blake Edmunds of Denver’s Señor Bear the ropes - and listen for the sweet sounds of ‘Running Home to You' by Austin's Bee Caves.

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