Mat Clouser is Chef at Swift’s Attic in Austin, TX.
What was the food highlight of your year?
Abby Yates’, (one of Swift’s sous chefs,) pretzel bagel, or “‘pragel”, off of our brunch menu, is easily the tastiest thing I’ve had all year.
What was the music highlight of your year?
CK Chin, our owner and GM, and I were invited to watch one of the Geto Boys shows from on stage, actually right behind the boys. We pretty much geeked out the whole time - something we’d both wanted to do since middle school. Total nerds.
Was there a moment when food and music came together in a memorable way?
I guess that same night, we cooked for them before the show, as well. I’m constantly surprised what wearing a chef’s coat can get a person.