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PaperCity Houston December 2021

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F or months, our Instagram feeds have been filled with images of the restored 1928 Commodore Perry Estate in Austin, a stunning architectural landmark reimagined as the first Auberge Resort in Texas. Recently, however, a glamorous new facet of the 10-acre property caught our eye: Lutie's Garden Restaurant, named for Commodore Perry Estate matriarch Nannie Lewette "Lutie" Perry. Every stunningly plated dish on the Texas Heritage menu by culinary power couple Bradley Nicholson (Barley Swine, Austin; Birdsong and Benu, San Francisco) and Susana Querejazu (Odd Duck and Barley Swine, Austin; Quince Restaurant and Saison, San Francisco) deserves a carefully framed snap, as do the views of the rolling grounds. A recurring star of every image is the space itself — sumptuous, jewel- box interiors created by San Francisco designer Ken Fulk, who is designer and creative director for Commodore Perry Estate. "Lutie's is delightfully old-fashioned, like the best version of a country club meeting a charming garden party," Fulk says. "It's utterly familiar WELCOME TO THE GARDEN PARTY By Caitlin Clark Lutie's Garden Restaurant in Austin, designed by Ken Fulk Grand aioli vegetable spread features Steelbow Farms produce Royal red shrimp (Continued) 96

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