Rod Machen

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Mill Scale Metalworks Handcrafts Barbecue Smokers of the Stars
Mill Scale Metalworks Handcrafts Barbecue Smokers of the Stars
Appreciating the artistry in steel – and smoked meats – is part of their business model

Food, Feb. 20, 2020

Texas-Based Restaurant Chains Worth Your Money
Texas-Based Restaurant Chains Worth Your Money
If you’re going to eat at a chain, it might as well be a Texas chain

Food, Jan. 3, 2020

Interview with JNL Barbecue Pitmaster: “A Lot of Fire and A Lot of Meat”
Interview with JNL Barbecue Pitmaster: “A Lot of Fire and A Lot of Meat”
Former Franklin BBQ cook opens his own trailer at Buzz Mill Shady

Food, Nov. 8, 2019

Noble Sandwich Co. Closes Remaining Location on Burnet Road
Noble Sandwich Co. Closes Remaining Location on Burnet Road
Delivery apps turn out to not be the fix; Interstellar BBQ remains open

Food, Sept. 25, 2019

10 Kid-Friendly Austin Restaurants That Parents Won't Hate
10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants
Dine out with small humans without sacrificing quality or losing your mind

Food, Aug. 29, 2019

InterStellar BBQ Shoots for the Stars
InterStellar BBQ Shoots for the Stars
The team behind Noble Sandwich brings traditional barbecue to Northwest Austin

Food, June 13, 2019

Four Days of Hot Luck in a Nutshell
Four Days of Hot Luck in a Nutshell
It’s simply the best food and music festival in Austin

Food, May 28, 2019

An Interview With
An Interview With "The Julia Child of BBQ"
Grill Master Steven Raichlen shares recipes from his new book

Food, April 30, 2019

Meat Master Aaron Franklin Talks Steak
Meat Master Aaron Franklin Talks Steak
Dive into five different cuts cooked five different ways in his new book

Food, April 18, 2019

The Present in the Past Tense
The Present in the Past Tense
Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later

Arts, June 27, 2016

Elementary, My Dear Hickey
Hickey on Ruscha
Art critic Dave Hickey on being Watson to Ed Ruscha's Holmes

Arts, Jan. 19, 2016

HBO's <i>The Leftovers</i> Premieres at the Paramount
HBO's The Leftovers Premieres at the Paramount
Locally shot show unveils second season at red carpet event

Screens, Oct. 5, 2015

ATX Television Fest: The Devoted Niche vs. the Casual Mass
ATX Television Fest: The Devoted Niche vs. the Casual Mass
Examining an audience's value

Screens, June 8, 2015

ATX Television Fest: <i>The Simpsons</i>' Al Jean
ATX Television Fest: The Simpsons' Al Jean
Writer/producer reflects on 27 years of the beloved sitcom

Screens, June 7, 2015

ATX Television Fest: The Buyers
ATX Television Fest: The Buyers
Finding out what it takes to sell your TV script

Screens, June 6, 2015

<i>Mad Men</i> Series Finale This Weekend
Mad Men Series Finale This Weekend
We say goodbye to Don Draper

Screens, May 15, 2015

Catching Up With Aaron Franklin
Catching Up With Aaron Franklin
Pitmaster is man of the hour

Food, May 14, 2015

SXSW Film Review: <i>Peace Officer</i>
SXSW: Peace Officer
Doc about police militarization is based in personal tragedy

Screens, March 19, 2015

SXSW Film Review: <i>The Grief of Others</i>
SXSW: The Grief of Others
Wonderful performances buoy this story about a family's grief

Screens, March 18, 2015

SXSW Film Review: <i>KRISHA</i>
SXSW: KRISHA
An unflinching narrative about addiction and family disrepair

SXSW, March 17, 2015

SXSW Film Review: Texas Shorts
SXSW: Texas Shorts
Lone star shorts program is, appropriately, all over the map

Screens, March 17, 2015

Building a Better Breakfast at SouthBites
Building a Better Breakfast
What will the future of the most important meal look like?

SXSW, March 16, 2015

Do Your <i>Worst</i>
Do Your Worst
TV showrunner Stephen Falk on his anarchic FX rom-com, You're the Worst

Screens, Jan. 29, 2015

Burden of Proof
Burden of Proof
With today's mocktails, who needs the hard stuff?

Food, Dec. 23, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Mental Illness in the Movies
Austin Film Festival: Mental Illness in the Movies
Donnie Darko, Fight Club scribes on the sanity spectrum

Screens, Oct. 26, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Setting as a Character
Austin Film Festival: Setting as a Character
Location, location, location

Screens, Oct. 25, 2014

Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Jay Duplass
Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Jay Duplass
On making movies and making babies

Screens, Oct. 25, 2014

Austin Film Festival: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact
Austin Film Festival: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact
The facts of the matter must serve the characters and story

Screens, Oct. 25, 2014

Livin' la Vida Local
Livin' la Vida Local
Whole Foods' The Forager's Table event highlights local products

Food, Aug. 27, 2014

First Look: Punch Bowl Social
First Look: Punch Bowl Social
Austin outpost opens in the Domain

Food, Aug. 21, 2014

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