Gulf Coast Gathering

$225 Regular Rate
$190 Saturday Only
$175 Student Rate

**Limited tickets available at the door.
All scheduled meals are included in the registration price.

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Symposium Program Schedule

(subject to change)

Print the 2011 Foodways Texas Symposium Schedule

Friday, February, 25th
Texas Seaport Museum

5:30    Registration and Libations

6:45    Welcome
Marvin Bendele

7:00    Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

7:30    Dockside Dinner
Tim Byres of Smoke in Dallas

Saturday, February, 26th

Texas A&M University, Galveston

9:00    Continental Breakfast

9:30    Touring the Wild Texas Coast
Joe Nick Patoski

10:15  What’s in a Name?: The Ways of Food in Texas
Elizabeth Engelhardt & Amy Evans Streeter

11:00  Break

11:15   The Strangest Thing in the Nets: Bycatch, “Trashfish,” and Gulf Sustainability
Jenny Wang (moderator), Bryan Caswell, Jesse Griffiths, and P. J. Stoops

12:15 A Day with Oysters: Photo Exhibit
Jody Horton

12:30  Louisiana Foods Lunch on the Grounds
Chris Shepherd of Catalan in Houston

2:00    Honky-Tonk Potlucks and Gulf Dive Bars
John Nova Lomax

2:45    Vietnamese Fishing Communities Along the Texas Coast
Ellen Sweets

3:30    From Pepper Grove to San Antonio Bay: The Secret History of Oyster Appellations
Robb Walsh (moderator), Jon Rowley, Dr. Sammy Ray, Jim Gossen, Tracy Woody, and Misho Ivic


6:30    Oyster Appellation Tasting and Texas Cocktail Hour

7:30    Foodways Texas: Where We Are and Where We’ll Go
Marvin Bendele

8:00    Taste of Galveston
Casey Gaido of Gaido’s

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