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Austin Monthly - Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph Gets Personal at his Latest Restaurant, Canje

  • 2021
  • The pastry savant delves into the food of his youth at a Caribbean passion project he swears will change Austin dining forever...read more

Robb Report - How Austin’s New Canje Restaurant Is Celebrating the Flavors of the Caribbean

  • 2021
  • A native of Guyana, Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph is drawing inspiration from across the region for his new restaurant....read more

Esquire's 40 Best New Restaurants in America

  • 2021
  • Among the glass towers of Austin’s downtown, fire in all its Promethean and primal glory is on display at Kevin Fink’s Hestia... read more

FOOD & WINE - Food & Wine Best New Chefs 2020: Tavel Bristol-Joseph

  • 2020
  • Pastry savant and co-owner of five restaurants in Austin, Texas, including Emmer & Rye and Hestia...read more

James Beard Finalist, Best Chef Texas Kevin Fink

  • 2020
  • Austin is well-represented among this year’s finalists for the James Beard Awards. Considered the Oscars of the culinary world...read more

Austin American Statesman - Hestia, new live fire restaurant from Emmer & Rye, is Austin's most ambitious restaurant

  • 2020
  • Do you care that the luxurious jiggle of uni perched on a sweet piece of cornbread came from South America?...read more

The New York Times - A Restaurant Grows in Austin

  • 2020
  • In the two years since Chef Kevin Fink opened his restaurant, Emmer & Rye, his mastery of the farm-to-table ethos has risen to new heights...read more

Wall Street Journal Magazine - Six Places to Add to Your Austin, Texas, Wish List

  • 2020
  • Hestia At this modern grill house, named for the Greek goddess of the hearth, chefs Kevin Fink and Tavel Bristol-Joseph use no gas or electric heat sources...read more

Robb Report - 10 Best New Restaurants in America

  • 2020
  • Along the back wall of Hestia’s open kitchen, an impressive 20-foot-long hearth anchors the restaurant. ... read more

Tribeza - People of the Year: Kevin Fink + Tavel Bristol-Joseph

  • 2020
  • 2020 was shaping up to be the year for best friends Kevin Fink and Tavel Bristol-Joseph, co-owners and chefs of 3-month-old Hestia... read more

Garden & Gun - Where You’ll Be Eating This Spring: Hestia

  • 2019
  • Named after the Greek goddess of the hearth, Hestia in Austin, TX, is James Beard Award semifinalist Kevin Fink’s spot...read more

Austin American-Statesman - #1 Restaurant in Austin: Emmer & Rye

  • 2018
  • We all know Austin is changing. And while it can sometimes feel like that change is happening to us, we actually have a role in what that change looks like...read more

Bon Appetit - America's Best New Restaurants

  • 2018
  • What sets these ten establishments apart from this year’s bazillion openings? The ability to take a timeless concept and turn it on its head....read more

FOOD & WINE - Kevin Fink of Austin’s Emmer & Rye is a 2016 F&W Best New Chef

  • 2017
  • Fun fact: Fink collects spice and coffee grinders from every country he visits. Read more about this amazing Austin talent, one of the new....read more