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Addie Broyles

2013 Speaker

Addie Broyles is a writer based in Austin, Texas. As a columnist for the Austin American-Statesman, she covers everything from cookbooks and recipes, to farmers markets, trends and food businesses in the Wednesday food section and on her Austin360 blog, Relish Austin. Broyles writes about women and food at and is the special projects chair of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance. In April 2013, the History Press published “The Austin Food Blogger Alliance Cookbook,” a community cookbook that Broyles spearheaded and whose production she oversaw. “Relish Austin,” the column and food blog she writes for the Austin American-Statesman, won a National Headliner award in 2012 and honors from the Society of Features Journalism and the Texas Associated Press managing editors. In 2011, Broyles was named by Tribeza magazine as one of the “Top 10 Austinites To Watch” and for the past two years has been voted the top food writer in the city by readers of the Austin Chronicle. CNN’s Eatocracy blog has a food crush on her. Her freelance work has appeared in Dwell, The Guardian and Food Network Magazine. Broyles graduated from the University of Missouri. @BROYLESA