Today we will take a trip to Lakeway Park to check out the String-A-Palooza. This is an event put on by school districts in and around Lakeway. Middle and grade school students all converge for a day of playing string instruments in and having fun.
We are catered today by Odd Duck of Austin. Our entertainment is Amadeus – The Electric String Quartet (of course)
Corn ribs, shiitake dressing, dukkah, cilantro relish
Gulf seafood ceviche, coconut purée, pear aguachile, tostada
Apple salad, pork rinds, kimchi vinaigrette, whipped chèvre
Falafel, TX caviar, cajun spiced ham, turmeric yogurt
Eggplant caponata, spicy pork jam, pine nuts, pickled okra, Sour Duck sourdough toast
Cast iron cheddar cornbread, spring onion cultured butter
Sweet potato agnolotti, ricotta, tomato butter, sunflower pesto, goat parmesan
Blackened redfish, zucchini, fried squash blossoms, sourdough bread sauce
Grilled quail, dirty Carolina gold rice, green beans, hot sauce butter
Dry-aged wagyu burger, pimento, pork belly, beer-battered pickled zucchini
Aged pork loin, whey gravy, butternut squash, shishito, salsa matcha
Wagyu sirloin cap, fried egg queso, potato, mushroom, chorizo vinaigrette
Apple-lemongrass sorbet, coconut-basil pudding, golden milk almond granola
Pear upside-down cake, cider curd, candied pecan, pear sherbet
Salted peanut butter budino, chocolate cake, marshmallow creme, dark chocolate-covered peanut butter cookie
So let’s get going.
A string band is there for entertainment at noon.
A little bluegrass music.
Volleyball and games.
Viola cases attest to the serious nature of the event.
Fans and parents listening to the music.
Practice makes perfect. (or nearly so)
Burn a little energy while waiting to perform.
So now that we have heard all those strings let’s kick back and listen to the music and enjoy the food. I hope you have a great week.