Evan Voyles. Photo by Jessica Pages

Evan Voyles’ Favorite Things

The owner of the Neon Jungle shares his style picks By Kristin Butler (originally published by Austin Monthly) Evan Voyles named his retro sign business after his mother’s description of Burnet Road in the ’60s: “The Neon Jungle.” Back then the thoroughfare was lit up by strip clubs, liquor stores, and pawn shops, so her […]


Master Sommelier June Rodil’s Favorite Things

By Kristin Butler (originally published by Austin Monthly) One of only 230 master sommeliers worldwide, June Rodil considers herself a “wine translator,” skilled at guiding consumers to the right glass of wine. “I think a lot of people who are ‘experts’ hold their knowledge close, and it’s almost dogmatic,” she says. “I really just want […]

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11 Food + Drink Events to Indulge in this Summer in Austin

Sip with Fido at Yard Bar, pick fruit at Sweet Eats Farm, and more By Kristin Butler, Madeline Hollern, and Cynthia Houchin | Photos by John Davidson Eat, drink, and be merry at Supper Friends A rotating cast of notable chefs prepares multicourse dinners for these weekly culinary affairs hosted at the Swoop House, a […]