john gilvar, paul saldana and jill george are leaving their aide positions at city hall; the police oversight focus group is slated to sign its settlement on friday, alan sager won the gop party chairman's race, willie lewis holds a fundraiser.
What you may miss at Gilligan's is the little epiphany that can come when the kitchen and the wine list are singing in-synch, playing off each other's strengths and idiosyncrasies, Chronicle wine critic Wes Marshall discovers.
"For some time now," Virginia B. Wood writes, "I've had this fantasy about putting advertisements in selected East Coast newspapers to entice Italian immigrant or Italian-American bakers to relocate to River City and bake their wonderful breads for me. And for you, too, of course."
Virginia B. Wood urges interested readers to get involved in the local chapter of Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, gives details about the Wine & Wildflower Trail, and updates readers on local restaurant news.
Austinites love to shed their clothes, and a number of them do it onstage -- what's up with that? Some of the city's most nakedness-prone actors, performance artists, and directors expose their reasons to arts writer Ada Calhoun.