Sonya Coté embodies a unique blend of culinary expertise, artistic passion, and compelling storytelling. With a background steeped in art and graphic design, Coté has carved a dynamic career path that weaves together creativity and gastronomy. For her, each dish represents a canvas—a carefully curated story waiting to be savored.
Well-known among Austin’s dining aficionados, Coté is the driving force behind several acclaimed establishments, including Hillside Farmacy, East Side Showroom, Store House Market & Eatery, and Eden East— the latter being an urban farm she tends fervently alongside her partner, David Barrow. They act as proper stewards of the land, concentrating on growing strong roots and maintaining healthy soil.