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Barbara Chisholm

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Review: Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall

Razor-sharp language and wit elevate this coming-of-age novel

Arts Daily, Jan. 6, 2017 2:16 PM

Chews Wisely

2011 Texas Book Festival cookbook reviews

Food Feature, Oct. 20, 2011

The Recipes Behind the Restaurants

Some favorite cookbooks from some favorite local eateries

Food Feature, May. 19, 2011


Jaclyn Pryor's site-specific performance can get you lost in a familiar neighborhood

Arts Feature, Apr. 3, 2009

Big Top Candy Shop

Food Feature, Oct. 31, 2008

Eat, Memory: Great Writers at the Table: A Collection of Essays From The New York Times

Amanda Hesser

Food Feature, Oct. 31, 2008

Dirty Martin's Place

Food Feature, Sep. 12, 2008

Jaime's Spanish Village

Food Feature, Sep. 12, 2008

Matt's El Rancho

Food Feature, Sep. 12, 2008

Torchy's Tacos

As long as the quality is akin to Torchy's, Austin can never have too many taco joints

Food Review, Aug. 15, 2008

Tierra del Fuego Wine Bar

Sophisticated wine flights and tapas foster post-convention lingering on Second Street

Food Review, Jul. 11, 2008

Gypsy Italian Bistro

New Italian bistro on Barton Springs Road restaurant row

Food Review, Apr. 18, 2008

Thom's Grocery

Picnic at Zilker Park? Make Thom's your last stop.

Food Feature, Feb. 29, 2008

Cissi's Market

South Congress' grocer exemplifies its hip, modern surroundings

Food Feature, Feb. 29, 2008

Starlite Sunday Brunch

Find some real soul food on this swanky brunch menu

Food Feature, Feb. 15, 2008


Food Review, Jan. 25, 2008

The Amateur Gourmet: How to Shop, Chop, and Table Hop Like a Pro (Almost)

Gift Guide

Food Feature, Dec. 14, 2007

The Food Snob's Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Gastronomical Knowledge

Food Feature, Dec. 14, 2007

Eat Street

Food Feature, Dec. 7, 2007

Varied Delights, Texas French Bread and Whole Foods

Food Feature, Nov. 23, 2007


When Mars landed on South Congress, citizens of the 78704 didn't flee in horror from the invaders

Food Review, Oct. 19, 2007


Can this South Congress eatery reverse its location's curse?

Food Review, Sep. 7, 2007

Home Style

Barbara Chisholm's favorite fried-chicken recipe

Food Feature, Jun. 29, 2007

Eating Fresh in Texas

Local foodies are reveling in a festival of produce

Food Feature, Jun. 22, 2007

Chef's Story: 27 Chefs Talk About What Got Them Into the Kitchen

Food Feature, Jun. 8, 2007

Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution

Food Feature, Jun. 8, 2007

How Green Was My Alley

Food Feature, May. 25, 2007

The Woodland

Opened in the waning hours of 2006, it's housed in the site formerly occupied by the restaurant 7. And Lamberts. And Liberty Pie.

Food Review, Apr. 6, 2007

Grub Us Up and Grub Us Down, Cookie

Eating the cowboy way with breakfast at Auditorium Shores and dinner at the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo

Food Feature, Mar. 9, 2007

A Foodie's Valentine's Day Guide

... Not involving edible underwear

Food Feature, Feb. 9, 2007


Mangia amore

Food Feature, Feb. 9, 2007


Tom's Tabooley Mediterranean Platter

Food Feature, Jan. 26, 2007

Barbara Chisholm on the Top 10 Things to Top It Off

Food Feature, Jan. 5, 2007

Wine Shopping at Chevron

I'd received wine advice at a gas station once before and walked out with a bottle of MD 20/20

Food Feature, Dec. 29, 2006

Two Trips to Costco

A mother and a private chef share their notes

Food Feature, Dec. 22, 2006

Giveable City

The treat of Austin eats

Food Feature, Dec. 15, 2006

The Bon Appétit Cookbook

Gift Guide

Food Feature, Dec. 8, 2006

Talking With My Mouth Full: Crab Cakes, Bundt Cakes, and Other Kitchen Stories

Food Feature, Dec. 8, 2006

So, You're Done Spatchcocking ...

Now, what about your Thanksgiving sides? The Food writers share their recipes.

Food Feature, Nov. 17, 2006

Hyde Park Bar & Grill

While Hyde Park isn't an excessively distant drive, South Austinites rejoiced at the news that this institution was opening a second location on West Gate

Food Review, Nov. 10, 2006

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