Museum of Human Achievement
"...Dear Editor, As an old Austinite I'm sorry the lovely West Lynn Cafe has closed, but so happy to hear the Cosmic Cafe is opening a branch in Austin [“Postmarks,” Aug. 5]! I live in L.A..."
"...Cafe Mundi reminds me of the small coffeehouses I loved so much in Paris. It's a cozy little haven off the beaten path, the kind of place that attracts a clientele of regulars who relish their few moments of peace in a place they feel privileged to have discovered..."
"...The big splurge is the banana split at $5.75. Is there any wonder that several generations of Austinites visit Nau's knowing that it is just like it always was? And what better comfort while waiting for the pharmacist to fill your prescription?Cosmic Cafe..."
"...Magna Sampaio has leased space in the new Rosedale Village development at 47th and Burnet Road and expects to open the new Sampaio's Restaurant, specializing in Brazilian cuisine, sometime in the next few months... After a 15-year run at the corner of West Lynn and 12th, partners Cameron Alexander, Anne Daniels, and John Silberberg sold their West Austin vegetarian eatery in July and are now concentrating all their attention on the 25-year old Mother's Cafe & Garden (4215 Duval St., 451-3994)..."
"...Cactus Cafe is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. Griff Luneburg has run the intimate, Texas Union listening room for 28 of those years..."
"...This is turning out to be a tough year for the local vegetarian-restaurant community. First, Mother's Cafe & Garden (4215 Duval St., 451-3994) was hit by a serious fire that's kept them closed for months..."
"...Doesn’t your best doggo deserve more than just the usual aimless walkies? Shouldn’t your favorite pooch sometimes accompany you to a fine cafe or pub, to lounge happily by your feet as you sip some hot java or cold beer and shoot the breeze with friends on the patio?..."
"...Driving down West Lynn last week, I spied Galaxy Cafe owners Jay Bunda, Kelly Chappell, and Chris Courtney working furiously to convert the former Cosmic Cafe location into Taqueria Zocalo Fresca Cafe (1110 West Lynn). The new spot is scheduled to open this week, featuring an Interior Mexican menu complemented by beer, wine, and frozen sangria..."
"...After Carlos Rivero and his partners opened El Chile Cafe & Cantina (1809 Manor Rd., 457-9900), he confided one of his very personal goals: Rivero hoped the restaurant would become such a happening place that their good customer local PR mogul Roy Spence would someday bring his good friend Bill Clinton to eat there. Rivero and company got their wish on Sept..."
"...I understand John, Cameron, and Ann have closed the multi-award-winning West Lynn Cafe to concentrate on Mother's (the former site now under new ownership - is now Cosmic Cafe with an Indian influence)...."
"...Dear Editor, I understand John, Cameron, and Ann have closed the multi-award-winning West Lynn Cafe to concentrate on Mother's (the former site – now under new ownership - is now Cosmic Cafe with an Indian influence). The closing of West Lynn is a real loss to Austin so I for one hope Mother's outlasts us all..."
"...Both feature stunning rock formations, an approximately 80-minute guided tour, and a climate consistently at a merciful 70 degrees. Root Cellar www.rootcellarcafe.com..."
"...The Hill Country is dotted with live music venues that fan out west of Interstate 35, above San Antonio and stretching as far north as Lampasas while curving westward just past Fredericksburg. Like the dance halls, the names are colorful and sometimes carry a bucket load of attitude in them: the Too Damn Friendly Bar in Johnson City, the Wild Horse Grill in Marble Falls, the Buck 'n' Shoot Saloon in Center Point, the Auslander in Fredericksburg, the Cypress Creek Cafe in Wimberley, John T..."
"...The renowned folkie of "At Seventeen" turned unlikely openly-lesbian-buddy-of-Howard-Stern comes to display her songcraft, old and new. (Cactus Cafe, 9:45pm) -Ken Lieck..."
"...As the clock ticked down last Friday, May 7, on University of Texas Vice President for Student Affairs Juan González's allotted time for public input on the future of the Cactus Cafe, local grassroots group the Friends of the Cactus Cafe submitted a business plan in favor of the self-operating model. The impressive 25-page proposal calls for increased student participation in all aspects of the music venue's operations through internships, student discounts, and enhanced interaction with the Student Events Center and KUT..."
"...NATHAN HAMILTON: A native of Abilene who now calls Austin home, Nathan Hamilton has just released one of the best albums out of Texas this year, All for Love and Wages. The Austin Chronicle raved that it "burns with a rare fire and is highly recommended to those looking for a healthy helping of new American roots rock." (Hard Rock Cafe, 9pm) -- Jim Caligiuri..."
"...A wooden sign just off the porch of Ray Wylie Hubbard's spacious log cabin says "Snake Farm." It was placed there while shooting the title track's video, a moody, arresting piece of work directed by Tiller Russell. Hubbard points it out after returning from lunch at the Cypress Creek Cafe in Wimberley..."
"...A DEVELOPING MURDER spins a funny whodunit around the conflict between environmentalists and developers in River City, with you not only involved in solving the comical crime but relishing a three- course dinner in the process. Performances are ongoing, Saturdays, 8pm, at Cafe Veranda in the Marriott at the Capitol, 701 E..."
"...24-HOUR: Kerbey Lane Cafe Famously fabulous breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a favorite of the late-night set. 13435 Hwy..."