Edible Escape 2016

It's time! Vote for your favorite photo!

Another year of #edibleescape and another chance for three lucky finalists to win one of our fabulous prize packages. 

This year, the contest was to show us What You Eat and Why. Look around and vote for your favorite photo to boost one lucky photographer to Grand Prize status.

You can vote up to once each day from June 16-June 29. Winners will be announced July 1. Find contest rules here.



We'd like to thank the following Edible Escape Sponsors for helping to make the event a success each year and continuing to support our fundraising goals: 

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Edible Escape 2016
  • 11 Votes


    @atasteofkoko: Because weekends are for brunch. Obsessed with the breakfast pizza and brussels sprouts at @cantineaustin! @edibleaustin #edibleescape

  • 93 Votes


    @rebeccathered: I eat pink donuts with sprinkles because it makes all these gloomy Texas days more bright. @edibleaustin #edibleescape

  • 27 Votes


    @lonestarlaurenblog: Part of @christopherck’s homegrown tomatoes haul! He’s become quite the urban farmer. #edibleescape @edibleaustin

  • 105 Votes


    @jiblanco: Gambas al Ajillo to remind me of my mom and our vacay in Spain. #homemade #spainonthebrain #instafood #shrimp #edibleescape @edibleaustin

  • 1347 Votes


    @juliedarling: Creamy Strawberry Snowcone. This is a pretty regular one over here…it’s what I call our natural strawberry nesquik drink. We eat this because fresh local strawberries and hot Texas summers just go together. @edibleaustin #edibleescape #100daysofsnowcones

  • 1 Vote

    mountaingirl lori

    @mountaingirl_lori: Nothing is better than sharing a #familystyle #lunch on the #porch with #crawfish #pastasalad * #watermelon and #mint * #boiledshrimp and #veggies * #fruitsalad * #cornbread * #localcraftbeer #ipa on #newspaper @edibleaustin #edibleescape

  • 14 Votes

    robu nobu

    @robu_nobu: I LOVE ITALY!!!!! Seriously everything I have eaten since I have arrived 24 hours ago has been incredible and I don’t even know what I ordered. I’m in love! I live for adventurous food eating in a new place, it’s the best way to get to know the local culture. #italy #gelato #heaven #edibleescape

  • 1463 Votes


    @kellyelenadugan: brown butter cherry clafoutis. A clafoutis is a classic French dessert baked with cherries - which purists claim you should bake with their pits in to impart a slightly bitter almond flavor. I’m not sure about that, but I do know that @juliaardendixon came over, took photos of me licking spatulas and then we ate it and it was delicious. I love making sweets for people. #edibleescape @edibleaustin

  • 735 Votes


    @bingewithburger: Weekend goodness.

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Total 3796 Votes

Prize Details:

Los Poblanos— A New Mexico Retreat
Prepare to leave it all behind in New Mexico. Enjoy two nights at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm with daily gourmet breakfasts, complimentary bikes for excursions along the Rio Grande River and dinner for two with wine pairings at their award-winning restaurant, featuring organic ingredients from the farm. The magic continues with a road trip to northern New Mexico including one night at Ten Thousand Waves Spa and dinner at the incredible Izanami restaurant and two nights in Taos, New Mexico at Casa Gallina.

Marfa—A West Texas Escape
Get away from it all for two nights in Marfa. Stay at the inviting, new Hotel Saint George, rebuilt on the original 1886 hotel grounds. Enjoy a dinner for two at Cochineal with their daily changing menu and a tour of The Chinati Foundation Museum. Admire the breathtaking West Texas landscapes and visit the mysterious Marfa Lights to decide for yourself if they're paranormal or just reflections. Get ready for wide open spaces.

San Antonio—The Pearl Package
You don’t have to go far to find an adventure! Indulge with dinners at Botika and Southerleigh, lunches at Nao Latin Gastro Bar and The Granary as well as a cooking class for two at CIA and a gift card for shopping at Pearl District establishments. Park your car and stay a while.


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