What happens when two of Austin’s best chefs apply their culinary talents to the art of queso? Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue and Kevin Fink of Emmer & Rye discuss the secrets to their cheesy success at the Hot Luck pop-up event Quesoff, sponsored by Washington State Wine during South by Southwest.

Aaron Franklin, left of Franklin Barbecue and Kevin Fink of Emmer & Rye stand for a portrait in the lot of SouthBites in downtown Austin during SXSW. JAMES GREGG/AMERICAN-STATESMAN.