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Entertaining With :: Ben & Andrew, Contigo

July 19th, 2012

Contigo Austin is undoubtedly one of the city’s hottest spots. After opening its doors just over a year ago, this casual eatery has garnered attention from Food & Wine, New York Times (my Instagram feed) and many others. The Austin Chronicle named it the Best Place to Celebrate Anything with All Your Friends. It was the gastro-ranch (yep, made that up) menu, seasonal ingredients, and cool artisanal design that originally sparked my interest in profiling the restaurant’s owners Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart for our Entertaining With series… but on the day of our interview, their warm and witty personalities, cool backstory and totally inspiring entertaining philosophies ended up being the icing on the cake. Click through the images (shot by Chelsea Fullerton) for all the details!

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9 Comments under :: Entertaining With :: Ben & Andrew, Contigo
  1. I can’t believe you got the okra recipe!

    Hooray!!!!

  2. ANH Style says:

    This place looks amazing- can’t wait to try it the next time I visit Austin!

  3. Annie Hall says:

    Judy sent this link to me,it’s her son. She’s a good friend of mine and we were wondering if you two had met. Awesome Camille,can’t believe you got the okra recipe!!!

  4. [...] guys from Contigo shared their entertaining secrets…and the chef’s must-try summer okra [...]

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  6. Debra says:

    I want to go there.

  7. [...] Camille got the recipe from the chef, so here’s a link to it on camillestyles.com. [...]

  8. [...] when we profiled the Contigo guys? My friend Christian chronicled “A Day in the Life,” and the video is utterly [...]

  9. […] less glossy. Enter Austin’s Contigo Catering. Not unlike Contigo the restaurant (owned by these two and one of our favorite places in town), Contigo Catering is all about family-style dining, kicking […]

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