After graduation, they moved to New York City and landed jobs in high-end restaurants. But eventually the two began to long for things that don't come easy in New York: a backyard, a grill, and a dog. It was time to come home. They moved to Austin in 2008, just as the city was poised for a culinary renaissance.
Since then, Drew has amassed a mini-empire of thoughtful restaurants, including 24 Diner, Easy Tiger, and Arro. And each Thanksgiving, the Currens have a full table of enthusiastic eaters.