Sam's Town Point
"...Fino Restaurant, Patio & Bar..."
"...Dear Editor, Excellent article [“Fino, Finally,” Food, Nov. 18]..."
"...Architect Dick Clark made a major impact on the look of Austin through his work for such local landmarks as the South Congress Hotel, 612 West, Fino, and Mezzaluna. But that didn't end with his death on Aug..."
"...The menu at Cantine draws inspiration from around the Mediterranean, offering up dishes from Italy, the Middle East, even the south of France. Fino fans will be pleased to see some dishes from the Foxes' former Mediterranean eatery that closed in March, and there are house-made pastas and small, crisp-crust pizzas reminiscent of Asti..."
"...Not curious like weird, but as in inquisitive. He's the wine director for both Fino and Asti, as well as the bar manager at Fino..."
"...We've been told to expect much the same price point and casual atmosphere as the trio's family-friendly Galaxy Cafe outlets I had a delightful interview and dessert tasting recently with Amanda Rockman, executive pastry chef for both Asti (408-C E. 43rd, 451-1218) and Fino (2905 San Gabriel, 474-2905)..."
"...Fino finale. Emmett and Lisa Fox are making sure their Fino Restaurant & Patio Bar (2905 San Gabriel) goes out with a bang..."
"...Thank you, readers! In the many times I've been in Fino, I never took the time to order a cocktail. Owner Emmett Fox's food always calls for wine, so I usually just head for the wine list..."
"...Parkside and backspace chef/owner Shawn Cirkiel opened the Italian-inspired Olive & June in 2012 and just launched chavez, a Southwestern concept in the Downtown Radisson. Meanwhile, well-known restaurateurs Lisa and Emmett Fox, owners of Asti and Fino, will be opening a third restaurant called Cantine in the Lamar Union development later this year..."
"...The festival is bringing the culinary arts into its cross-disciplinary mix of collaborations with Digestible Feats, a series in which mixologists and chefs are paired with writers, musicians, actors, sound engineers, and even graphic designers to craft experiences that engage taste, smell, and touch in tandem with sight and hearing. The participants include bartenders Adam Bryan (Bar Congress), Houston Eaves (East Side Show Room), Josh Loving (Fino), and Jason Stevens (the Tigress); chefs Sonya Coté (East Side Show Room), Jason Donoho (Fino), Julio-Cesar Florez (La Sombra), and Eric Ting (East Side King); playwright Steve Moore (Nightswim); actor Zeb L..."
"...Nothing could be further from the truth – they're alive and cooking and encourage all their friends to drop by!... Hot on the heels of their strong showing in several categories of our recent Restaurant Poll, the folks at FINO (2905 San Gabriel, 474-2905, www.finoaustin.com) have added a four-week series of chef's table dinners on upcoming Wednesday evenings..."
"...We hear this powerhouse team is serving some interesting sushi and sashimi creations... After sojourns at both Wink and Fino, chef Thomas Reeh has returned to the kitchen at Mars (1400 S..."
"..."We try to do the right thing," Emmett Fox of Asti and Fino explains of his restaurants' use of local produce. The right thing, as Fox sees it, includes getting as much produce as local as he can..."
"...Talked with local chef/restaurateurs Emmett and Lisa Fox when they returned from a two-week vacation in and around Barcelona, Spain. They had a great time enjoying the food, art, and architecture in that bustling metropolis and came back energized and eager to implement new dishes on the menu at FINO (2905 San Gabriel, 474-2905)..."
"...7) Fino With its reed screens and rattan lounge furniture, Fino boasts one of the most pleasant patios in town. But the cool, Hollywood Regency woodwork inside is what makes this place memorable...."
"...Fino Influences from Nice to Casablanca and Naples to Athens are all ably executed here by chef Jason Donoho. You'll also find plenty of gluten-free options..."
"...FINO (2905 San Gabriel, 474-2905, www.astiaustin.com/fino): Jason Donoho is curing pancetta, ham, and bacon...."
"...Major producers can have dozens of different sherries in their portfolio but it's not as complicated as it might seem. There are three major designations of sherry: Fino, Amontillado, and Oloroso..."
"...• Chefs and restaurateurs Emmett and Lisa Fox advise us they'll be closing Fino Restaurant & Patio Bar (2905 San Gabriel) when their lease is up at the end of March*. "The 'hidden gem' people referred to just didn't do enough volume to be really profitable," Emmett Fox told us this week..."
"..."It has a non-pretentious spirit about it," she says. She landed right on her feet with a job at Fino, working behind the bar with award-winning barman Josh Loving..."