Outstanding in the Field {Personal} ~ Waco Photographer in Austin, TX

For years now I have been wanting to go to "Outstanding in the Field," so this year for my (early) birthday present, I made it happen! OITF is a culinary experience in the most simple terms. Basically a bus with a couple folks in it drives all over the country and partners with local farmers and chefs to prepare and amazing meal with local, quality ingredients. The locations aren't disclosed until shortly before the event, and you need to buy tickets early b/c they events often sell out. My friend Anna and I drove down to Austin for OITF a couple weeks ago and it was the perfect day...the weather was lovely, the food was outstanding (no pun intended), and the company was great! You seat yourself at an endless table and you get to chat with folks who also care about good food and who are there for a great time too. Anna and I had the pleasure of sitting by Larry -what a treat! Larry was featured on the food network a while back for his "roasted tomatoes." It was so neat to chat with him and hear about his experience in the limelight and about his farm and life. Truly the day could not have been more fantastic, a perfect birthday gift that left me wanting for more! This was definitely a "bucket list" item for me, but I'm secretly hoping I get to do it again at some point. If you want to learn more about OITF go to outstandinginthefield.com and read up and snatch a ticket if you can, you won't be disappointed! xo IMG_1972x.jpgweb

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