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Alamo Food & Film Event

whoalilponie Jul 26, 2009 07:50 PM

I am interested in attending the Julia & Julie food & film event, and want to know what the quality of food is like??? Anyone been????

Thanks for the input!!

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    hungryfoodie Jul 28, 2009 02:35 PM

    the food at events is usu really good, better than regular nights

    1. hlk Jul 26, 2009 10:32 PM

      I've found the quality of food at the feasts (at least at the three "original" Drafthouses -- at South Lamar, Ritz, & Village) to be very good. Significantly better than that of the food on their regular menu.

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      1. re: hlk
        amysuehere Jul 27, 2009 06:47 AM

        Agreed. I've been to several of the food events and enjoyed each and every one of them. Warning: I've run up against more than a few "dark unfriendly" dishes. One in particular at the Hobbit-fest was a pork dish with a very strong mustard sauce on the side along with some other condiments and sides. When you can't see which dollop is what, that's a bad thing. I ended up with a very large bite of mostly the very hot mustard sauce and didn't taste much else past that.

        That being said, the quality of the dishes is well worth the increased price.

        1. re: amysuehere
          dinaofdoom Jul 27, 2009 08:37 AM

          i have a teeny tiny little flashlight on my keychain not only to help me with keys when it is pitch black out, but also for food at the alamo, haha.

          1. re: dinaofdoom
            amysuehere Jul 28, 2009 09:04 AM

            I wished I'd had one then. Brilliant idea.

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