Feb. 14, 2014

features

THE FOOD ISSUE

The Food Issue

The full meal deal

First Plates

Critics favorites of 2014
news

THE FOOD ISSUE

The Way of the 'Food Forest'

Locavores planting seeds for the next phase of urban agriculture

BY ANNA TOON

Then There's This: Extreme Sprawl

SH 45 toll road hawks back in the driver's seat

BY AMY SMITH

Civics 101

Headlines

Driving on Thin Ice

Bad weather exposes bad road design

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Quote of the Week

Pct. 2 Campaigns Trade Barbs

As election day nears, the sparks are flying

BY CHRISTOPHER HOOKS

Campaign: Davis Returns to School

Team Wendy working on changing narrative

BY MICHAEL KING

City Council: Less Is More

CMs tackle stealth dorms and economic incentives deals

BY MICHAEL KING

Shining Star: Dripping Springs Conquers Light Pollution

Ranch town awarded for outdoor lighting ordinance

BY BRANDON WATSON

Neighbors to TxDOT: Don't Close Woodland Underpass

Residents urge alternate plan

BY MAC MCCANN

Lawyers Disagree on DNA Test Results in Skinner Case

Questions still linger about brutal crime

BY JORDAN SMITH

Students Protest UT's Ties to Accenture

CFO denies relationship

BY LIZZIE JESPERSEN

Hightower Report: Rick Perry struts his stuff in Davos

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

'Chronicle' Endorsements

food

THE FOOD ISSUE

The New Look of Fine Dining

Austin's emerging restaurant empires

BY RACHEL FEIT

The Future Food Salon Carries a Message of Tasty Protein on Six Legs

Haute cuisine gets buggy to promote progressive thinking about global food supplies

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Food-o-File

Winter is killing us, but at least there are some hot new restaurants to look forward to

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Feb. 14-20
music

THE FOOD ISSUE

Rock Lobster

How do you eat healthy on tour?

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Playback: Lovers Rock

Announcing the Austin Music Awards and more Valentine's Day mash notes

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Gina Chavez

up.rooted

Erin Ivey & Tosca String Quartet

Whisper of the Moon

Kalu James

The Offering: Flesh

Ghosts Along the Brazos

When It Rains It Pours

Jason Eady

Daylight & Dark

Uranium Savages

Savage Country

Everyone's Dead Before They Leave: A Tribute to the Cherubs

Everyone's Dead Before They Leave: A Tribute to the Cherubs

Lions of Tsavo

Traverser
screens

THE FOOD ISSUE

Hungry Todd Rungy Knows How to Look Good While Eating Anything

Austin's favorite flag-wearing super-patriot shows you how it's done

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

The Joy & Tiffany of Cooking

Local women revolutionize cooking for singles and couples, one YouTube video at a time

BY JESSI CAPE

Chew on This

The tech and TV tie-ins to Austin restaurants

BY MONICA RIESE AND SHELLEY HIAM

Film Reviews

About Last Night

Sexual perversity is released with gleeful abandon in this second film outing for Mamet's 40-year-old play.

Endless Love

New era, same old story: young passions, forbidden love, and parents who just don't understand.

The Great Beauty

An Italian writer and bon vivant reflects on his life in this walkabout with Felliniesque touches.

Gunday

Indian film.

Love & Air Sex

Bryan Poyser's Austin-made rom-com delivers splendidly on the promise of its raunchy title.

RoboCop

The √ľberviolent 1987 action film gets a pointless reboot.

Vampire Academy

This month's flavor in the teen vampire continuum.

Visitors

The Koyaanisqatsi director is back with his latest stream-of-vision meditation.

Winter's Tale

Neither Colin Farrell's charms nor Will Smith as the Devil can rescue this soggy valentine.
arts & culture

THE FOOD ISSUE

Food Is People

Look at Jody Horton's photographs of food, and you'll see the passionate folks who make it

BY ROBERT FAIRES

American Dreamer

Tiffany Harelik writes her own story through her cookbook series dedicated to Austin's food trailers

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Juan Capistran

Visiting artist's double exhibition at UT VAC digs deep into cultural identity

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

'Circle the Wagons'

Exchange Artists' latest site-specific theatre piece is a ticket to ride in eight cars in one night

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play

The development of electricity prompts questions about intimacy in Sarah Ruhl's play

Sweeney Todd

Stephen Sondheim's tale of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street gets a playful, minimalist revival at UT

Nate Ellefson: Soft Chop

Soft Chop takes an aesthetic stab at renegade culture
columns

Gay Place

It's Valentine's! Who's your lover? Gay Place, that's who.

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Gerald saddles up on the barbecue trail

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Good Eye: Service With a Style

Tip your server well – and nab some fashion tips in return

BY AMY GENTRY

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Get Over It

You're not responsible for someone else's happiness

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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