Don't sweat it trying to create the perfect mating of beer and food, Chronicle Food writer Wes Marshall writes in a review of North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery. Pick a drink you like, pick a dish you like, and just enjoy them.
Television fans who organize to keep their favorite shows on the air, or even don the occasional Star Fleet Commanding Officer's uniform, are often depicted as lonely losers with too much time on their hands. According to TV columnist Belinda Acosta, the truth is quite the opposite.
Sydney Yeager's new paintings at D Berman Gallery represent a departure in the artist's work, a potential turning point from the figurative images that made Yeager's work recognizable for nearly a decade to what has always been the real strength of her paintings: the abstraction beneath.
Single-member districts would wrest control of the City Council from the residents of heavy-voting, progressive / environmental Central Austin, but would not be a quick fix for any of the civic problems currently laid, somewhat inaccurately, at the feet of the current council.