Giant Tent Sale @ The Great Outdoors | June 26th, 27th and 28th

As you know, Austin has had the wettest spring on record, so The Great Outdoors is overstocked! They need to sell merchandise to make room for new products. So it’s time for a HUGE TENT SALE…bring your truck or van because you’ll want to load up for this one. Plants, fountains, pottery, giftables and much much more. 50% OFF on Friday, 60% OFF on Saturday and a whopping 70% OFF on Sunday.

Come early for the best selection!!!


The Great Outdoors is located @ 2730 South Congress Ave.



Gourdough’s Public House DOWNTOWN is now open. Swing by to celebrate with us on February, Friday the 13th!

Cocktail specials
Food samples
Live Music by Detroit Steel
Come check out our new downtown digs on 5th street (next to Lucky Lounge)

Grab a Ticket!


New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Brunch at Mulberry

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You’re invited to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Brunch at Mulberry. Let the cozy, intimate atmosphere at Mulberry be the backdrop for your very special New Year’s Eve celebration. Please join us for a five-course dinner or our late night NYE bash. Two options available on eventbrite. Buy Tickets online HERE for New Year’s Eve.


Executive Chef Myrna Kallergis & Chef Jake Gober Debut on Season 3 of The Taste

MEDIA ALERT: Press Contact: Tori Tinnon | 512.659.6328

Executive Chef Myrna Kallergis and Sous Chef Jake Gober Debut on Season 3 of The Taste

First-Ever Chef Couple to be Featured on the Same Show

AUSTIN, Texas- Dec. 4, 2014- Staying ahead of the curve as Austin becomes a culinary staple, Chef Myrna Kallergis and Chef Jake Gober of Silver Whisk were selected as the first-ever chef couple to be featured on ABC’s The Taste on Dec. 4. The 2-hour show, shot in L.A. earlier this year, will be aired every Thursday at 7pm CST.

Chef Kallergis, also featured as the winner on the Food Network’s Holiday Cookie Contest, was named “Iron Chef Houston” by CBS 11’s Great Day Houston. Today she is a regular on Studio 512 where she shares easy, seasonal recipes. Her Mommy and Me cookbook, a hands-on guide on how parents can get their small children involved in the kitchen, will be released late Feb 2015 in an effort to make cooking an integral part of people’s lives. Chef Gober can also be seen on KXAN sharing his original recipes and will be releasing his book, Texas with a Twist in late Jan. 2015.

Silver Whisk will be hosting a meet and greet with Chef Jake Gober and another contestant from The Taste on Jan. 9. Two other chefs will also make surprise, guest chef appearances in January. For those whose who would like to work hands-on with these well known chefs, several contestants will be conducting cooking classes featuring one of their signature dishes, as seen on The Taste.


The chef pair will be introducing mobile cooking classes in 2015 where they conduct the class in your home or at your business. They will also include the option of requesting one of your favorite home cooks or chefs from The Taste Season 3.



Executive Chef | Founder

Chef Myrna studied culinary arts at the Art Institute of Houston before receiving her four year Communications degree from the University of Houston.

She has worked alongside some of the culinary industry’s top chefs and entertainers including Sara Moulton (Gourmet Magazine, Food Network), Ted Allen (Food Network and Bravo-TV), and Chef Paul Qui (Bravo, Top Chef). Chef Myrna can be seen Tuesday’s on KXAN-TV (NBC) Austin.

Chef Myrna has been a proud participant in the Texas Wine and Food Foundation’s Tour de Vin, The Austin Wine & Music Festival, and number of other food festivals across Texas.

Currently, Chef Myrna is working on her first cookbook with her 3 year old son, Ari. It will be. It will have Ari’s favorite recipes to enjoy and make at home with his mom and family. The chef is still working on a title and her book should be out March 2015.


Culinary Manager & Sous Chef / TV Personality

Chef Jake Gober fell in love with cooking at a very young age by watching his grandmother in the kitchen. He then began working in kitchens at local restaurants in Graham, Texas where he was raised. Jake got in the kitchen as early as he could and happily did any and every job in the kitchen. He worked his way up to a line cook and then decided he wanted to make cooking his professional career.

Jake Gober attended and graduated culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu in Austin, TX where he discovered the Silver Whisk Cooking School and found a passion for teaching. He will be releasing his first cookbook entitled, “Texas with a Twist.” In this book, he’ll be making his  favorite meals with his own Texas flare, available January 2015.


Contact: For press inquiries, interview requests or images, please contact Tori Tinnon with Social Communications PR: or 512.659.6328

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Lyrical Art: The Best Of Both Worlds; Art and Music Meet to Benefit One World Theatre

We are pleased to offer a special pricing for this event, thanks to our generous sponsors. Hopefully, more of you will be able to attend this wonderful event for the Outreach Program at One World theatre. Sunday, November 23, 2014 4:00pm-8:00pm at Gallery 702.

Join Us for Cocktails, H’ordeuvres, and a Magical Night Full of Art and Music. TICKETS: $20 suggested donation. LIVE MUSIC BY: Courtney Sanchez, Reed Turner, Luis Banuelos, and Sherah Sleeper. ARTISTS: Gil Bruvel, Joseph Adolphe, George Krause, D.K Richardson, Bobbi Bennett, Geoffrey Laurence, Joyce Dibona, ELISABETTA FANTONE and Winn Wittman.
(Gil Bruvel, George Krause D.K Richardson, and Bobbi Bennet will be in attendance.)

OTHER LOCAL ARTISTS: Laura Charlotte Dray, Gray Hawn, Linda Dumont, Hallie Eubanks, and Fabian Lainez and Deborah Argryopoulos will also be in attendance.

Prizes / Silent Auction, and Many More Surprises.


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Wormwide Products Introduces ‘The Original Worm’ Massaging Body Roller

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Wormwide Products Introduces ‘The Original Worm’ Massaging Body Roller

Revolutionary new compact massage tool for physical and sports therapists, chiropractors and active lifestyle enthusiasts that promotes the release and revitalization of stiff, sore muscles.

September 16, 2014 ―Austin, TX―Wormwide Products LLC, an Austin-based startup,  introduces The Original Worm, an innovative massaging body roller designed to soothe and revitalize stiff, sore muscles. The massager is ideal for fitness and training professionals, physical and sport therapists, chiropractors and those with active lifestyle, as well as anyone experiencing muscle discomfort. The unique design effectively yields to the body’s contours and relieves muscle tension.

 The versatile massager features four high-density rubber balls encased in a heavy duty, flexible neoprene jacket giving it an elongated, worm-like look. The massager is available in hot pink or black and comes in two sizes, the smaller version weighing 14 oz. and measuring 9.5” in length and the larger version weighing 18 oz. and measuring 10.5” in length. The Original Worm is designed to replace antiquated foam and stick rollers, and is conveniently portable, fitting almost anywhere ─ from a purse to a gym bag, to carry-on luggage.

“I love this product!” says Gilbert Tuhabonye of Gilbert’s Gazelles, “I found The Worm to be a must have tool for runners & athletes. Especially for those that have to drive after long, hard workout.”

The Original Worm is available online on Amazon and the product website, It can also be found at select Austin,TX retailers, such as Austin International Airport, Yoga Yoga, Rogue Running, Jack & Adam’s, Wanderlust Yoga, Myo Massage, Austin Sports Therapy, Zygmont Chiropractic and Hill Country Massage.


About Wormwide

Wormwide Products LLC is an Austin based startup featuring it’s debut product, The Original Worm. Specializing in high quality products that promote muscle recovery, flexibility and injury prevention, Wormwide aims to provide simple, effective therapy aids to make a lot of people feel a lot better.

For press inquiries, photographs or interviews with Karen Atkins please contact Tori Tinnon with Social Communications PR: or 512.659.6328

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Instagram: @theoriginalworm



Gourdough’s and Gourdough’s Public House Release Their Secret Donut Menu

It’s National Donut Day and Gourdough’s and Gourdough’s Public House will not disappoint. They released a SECRET donut menu on facebook HERE. What’s more, the restaurant/trailer will also feature the Sin-A-Bomb doughnut, made with melted cinnamon butter, sugar and cream cheese icing on special for only $2 all day.

Read more here about all the donut hot spots celebrating this deliscious day on CultureMap by Layne Lynch


TITAN 55 Boot Camp Starts May 10th

In honor of Mothers Day 2014 join RTX Wellness for their first boot camp. Enjoy complimentary boot camp with featured RTX Wellness trainers, Trish Terry and Chad Cannon. Plus… food, drinks, raffles & industry giveaways.





Entrepreneurs of Austin: Food Trucks and Trailers | FORBES Magazine

Food is the talk of the town in Austin with devoted websites and competitions. Even Jimmy Kimmel has weighed in trying to decide on Austin’s greatest barbeque stops. But our food is not just in restaurants and it definitely is not just barbeque. Austin has the best in trailers, trucks and back alleyways serving delectable bites. So what does it take to be successful? We interviewed two successful mobile food businesses to find out — Garbo’s and Gourdough’s.

Read more here on FORBES …

Founder of Gourdough's, Paula Samford, says she thinks she was an entrepreneur before she even knew what the word meant. Her latest entrepreneurial venture includes Gourdough's "Big.Fat.Donuts" food truck.



Nside Business Magazine sits down with Justin Brown of Wilhelmina Brown Modeling

Talking with CEO Justin Brown of Wilhelmina Brown Modeling Agency in Austin, NSIDE takes an exciting

journey into the world of Texas talent. Who will be the next top model locally? Nationally? In search

of new faces to champion and promote into potential stardom, “The Texas Model Search”, a call to

all aspiring models in the state of Texas, continues the agency’s search for a select few models to

potentially join the ranks of its agency, as well as have a chance to make an impression with parent

agency, Wilhelmina Models, Inc. Wilhelmina Models, Inc. has represented such celebrity clients as

Kendall Jenner, Tyra Banks, Nicole Scherzinger and Britney Spears, along with a list of runway and

print catalogue models throughout the United States. The winner of the search will enjoy the full

representation of Wilhelmina Brown and the chance to go as far as their beauty and talent can take

them. Read more online HERE


Henry & Belle at Young & Fabulous

New Henry & Belle jeans arrived yesterday at Young & Fabulous. Swing by soon to check out the new skinny jean styles in pine, spruce, fox, black cherry ombre, black pitch wax and more. H&B jeans are sold exclusively in Austin at Y&F


FULL TILT Fashion Show 2013

The FULL TILT Fashion Show set a new bar for world-class high fashion in Austin and here are some snapshots from the great event on November 16.

Designers featured at the event included internationally acclaimed Byron Lars, Austin favorite Linda Asaf, Brazilian fashion Morena Rosa and Fontanella, and chic and contemporary styles by Bevello. Styling was by Jose Luis Salon.

These great designers were presented by The Garden RoomYoung & Fabulousbevello and Linda Asaf Design.

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