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Mike & Charlie's Memories
Recent deaths of old friends has former mid-town mainstay on my mind
DAILY Food  November 2, 2012, by Virginia B. Wood
"...He would go on to open Los Tres Bobos and then partner up with John Zapp at Gianni's (504 E. Fifth), Smitty's and Cafe Havana before they struck gold with the original Chuy's (1728 Barton Springs Rd.)And for another piece of obscure Austin culinary trivia, one of the guys flipping burgers in the original Mike & Charlie's kitchen was none other than Alan Lazarus, who would go on to the lovely but ill-fated McKedrick's Treehouse and Tortuga's before becoming chef/owner of Basil's (900 West 10th) and then Vespaio/Enoteca (1610 S..."

It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere*
Celebrating the premiere of 'Hey Bartender' in style
DAILY SXSW  March 10, 2013, by Monica Riese


East Side King at Cheer Up Charlie's Opens Today
New menu combines old favorites with Japanese-style hot dogs
DAILY Food  July 16, 2014, by Brandon Watson


The Pie's the Thing
One man's dedication to dough pays off at Bufalina
Food Review  October 18, 2013, by Melanie Haupt


First Look: Sophia's
Old school meets new in old Bess Bistro space
DAILY Food  August 31, 2016, by Lauren Jones


Café No Sé Opens, Juliet Celebrates
Today's Austin food news
DAILY Food  September 18, 2015, by Brandon Watson


It's National Macaron Day
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
DAILY Food  March 20, 2015, by Virginia B. Wood


The Brewer's Table Is Not Your Average Brewpub
Discussing the core values of Austin's forthcoming public house at SXSW
Screens Story  March 8, 2018, by Adrienne Whitehorse


Review: Irene's
ELM Group's latest project replays its greatest hits
Food Story  July 28, 2016, by Brandon Watson


Austin's Paramount Theatre Turns 100
As the grande dame of Austin theatres turns 100, it matters more than ever
Arts Story  October 8, 2015, by Robert Faires


First Look at Sap’s Sibling in Allandale
Second location for Austin Thai fave Sap's Fine Thai Cuisine
DAILY Food  March 3, 2014, by Mick Vann


There's a Seat for Everybody at This Table
Food Story  November 22, 2013, by Mick Vann


Madam Mam's West Gate
The Guadalupe location has been a resounding success from the get-go, and now they have added a South Austin location
Food Review  November 10, 2006, by Kate Thornberry


That's Amore!
Food Story  December 4, 1998, by Ronna N. Welsh


Claudia Alarcón's Top 10 International Food Mash-Ups
Food Story  January 7, 2011, by Claudia Alarcón


Rocco's Grill
Less Louis Prima than the Spins
Food Review  July 22, 2005, by Barbara Chisholm


Review: Sophia’s
Classic Italian eatery needs far less flash
Food Story  December 1, 2016, by Brandon Watson


Farmer's Market Report: August 10, 2012
Farmers market news
DAILY Food  August 10, 2012, by Kate Thornberry


Soup's On
Eat Warm in Winter
Food Story  January 3, 1997, by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery


ACL's Food Court Continues to Expand Its – and Our – Horizons
Take an ACL break Austin-style with local eateries and portable fine dining
Music Story  September 26, 2008, by Claudia Alarcón


Pasta Modern: New & Inspired Recipes From Italy
Food Story  December 6, 2013, by Rachel Feit


Three Quarters of a Baker's Dozen
Food Story  December 15, 2000, by Virginia B. Wood


What's Cooking at the Triangle
Food Story  October 24, 2008, by Mick Vann


Marye's Gourmet Pizza
Food Story  June 27, 1997


VBW's Best Sweet Bites of 2010
Food Story  January 7, 2011, by Virginia B. Wood


Boomerang's
You've got to try these Australian meat pies
Food Review  June 30, 2006, by Mick Vann


Austin’s Best Summer Salads
Reduce the sweat; increase the greens
DAILY Food  August 14, 2018, by Emily Beyda


Foreign & Domestic's Indie Chefs Table: Chicago's Jason Vincent
Ex-Nightwood maestro tag-teamed up a fine menu with Ned Elliott's crew
DAILY Food  April 25, 2014, by Wayne Alan Brenner


Jezebel's Friendly Little Sister Made Us Feel Right at Home
Tapasitas offers a tasty, reimagined bar menu and great cocktails
Food Story  April 25, 2014, by Claudia Alarcón


Cissi's Market
South Congress' grocer exemplifies its hip, modern surroundings
Food Story  February 29, 2008, by Barbara Chisholm


An “Old Austin” Date Night at Phara’s Mediterranean Cuisine
Transport to a bygone Austin era of funky ambience and soulful hospitality
Food Column  April 5, 2018, by Adrienne Whitehorse


Ms B's Authentic Creole Restaurant
Whatever you do, order the sweet potato fries
Food Review  September 29, 2006, by MM Pack


Romeo's
It might be old-fashioned, but it never gets old
Food Review  July 29, 2005, by Barbara Chisholm


Review: Geraldine's
Rainey Street dining matures
Food Story  January 28, 2016, by Brandon Watson


Café No Sé
California-inspired eatery sticks to the basics
Food Story  December 17, 2015, by Brandon Watson


Dining Out for New Year's Eve
Food Story  December 28, 2012


Tuesday's Gone
On your marks, get set, Tuesday SXSW showcases!
Music Story  March 8, 2013, by Raoul Hernandez


The Composer's Roots
A look at the career of a premier jazz pianist, Dallas-born Cedar Walton
Music Story  October 29, 1999, by Harvey Pekar


Season's Grazings
Food Story  December 18, 1998


Good Taste
You spontaneously slow down and breathe easier when you enter Basil's, Barbara Chisholm writes. This is not a hipster hot spot that is peopled with folks checking the door to see if someone more interesting than their current partner has entered. People come here to concentrate on each other without distraction.
Food Story  November 10, 2000, by Barbara Chisholm
"...Basil's900 W. 10th, 477-5576..."

A Taste of Tuscany
Basil's Classic Italian Fare
Food Story  July 26, 1996
"...Basil's..."

The Secret Ingredients
Meet the best chefs you've never heard of.
Food Story  October 4, 2002, by Claudia Alarcón
"...I started at the little yellow house (previously pink) at 10th and Lamar. Basil's restaurant opened its doors in 1981, co-owned by Marshall Slacter and chef Alan Lazarus..."

Culinary Evolution
Vespaio has always been good -- now, it's better.
Food Story  January 17, 2003, by Virginia B. Wood
"...Brooklyn-born Alan Lazarus took the on-the-job training route to a chef's career and has been working in Austin kitchens for nearly 30 years. Blessed with the gift of always attracting a crowd to the table, Lazarus has served everything from burgers and steaks at Mike & Charlie's and a Caribbean-inspired menu at the breezy Tortugas in the Seventies to the rich and lusty Italian-influenced Continental cuisine of Basil's in the Eighties to the more modern versions of Italian fare at Vespaio most recently..."

Beyond Black-Eyed Peas
Eating lucky for New Year's
Food Story  December 26, 2008, by Mick Vann
"...For the Greeks, the most important New Year's dish is the vassilopitta or St. Basil's cake..."

The Art of Eating Well
Aquarelle brings to the Austin dining scene a studied elegance and a decidedly Old World taste for unrestrained luxury, Chronicle Cuisines writer Rachel Feit writes. But it is still a young restaurant.
Food Story  November 3, 2000, by Rachel Feit
"...This young Austin restaurant has the potential be one of Austin's finest. Its owners, former Basil's employees Teresa Foreman and Robert Brady, coaxed Jacques Richard from his former position as sous-chef in Aix-en-Provence's Les Frères Lani to come to the States and open a restaurant..."

First Look: Sala & Betty
Fine-dining chef brings family fare
DAILY Food  February 25, 2015, by Virginia B. Wood
"...To assure the success of Sala & Betty, Wilson has made it a family affair with her oldest daughter, Diana Salazar, as general manager, her brother Ray Foreman in charge of the beverage programs, former Aquarelle sous chef Charles Mahle as executive chef, and Julie Holland, an old friend from Basil's days, working the floor...."

Just Desserts
Austin's Pastry Chefs
Food Story  February 16, 1996, by Virginia B. Wood
"...Famous desserts in the Eighties boomtown of Austin were Oreo Cheesecakes and Rocky Road brownies from Chez Fred, Hyde Park Fudge Cake from TFB, the Chocolate Orgasm at Basil's, and the Chocolate Intemperance at Jeffrey's from Art Meier's Texas Tortes. Willie's Pies sold very well in many restaurants around town..."

Cover Models Duel to the Drink
Student and mentor in the Austin cocktail scene shake it up for charity
DAILY Food  April 6, 2013, by Margaret Shugart


Farmers Market Report: July 20-21, 2013
Summer salads and specials
DAILY Food  July 19, 2013, by Kate Thornberry


Farmers’ Market Report: Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2013
Greens and winter squash, frozen custard, finishing salt, and basil
DAILY Food  November 29, 2013, by Kate Thornberry


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