May 6, 2016

Volume 35, Number 36

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Issue Supplement

First Plates 2016

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news

Chronicle Endorsements

Vote no on Prop. 1

Pit's End

Dog owners face an unwelcoming housing market

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Point Austin: How Much Money Is Too Much?

As Uber and Lyft's millions flood, Austin voters may have had enough of Prop 1

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Think Globally, Vote Locally

Why your country is depending on you to vote no on Prop 1

BY NICK BARBARO

Notes on Kamp: The Illusion of Safety

Prop 1 is terrible, but the regulations it seeks to overturn need work

BY AMY KAMP

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: What Drought?

Zimmerman and Troxclair take on water restrictions

BY MICHAEL KING

Rosewood Courts Historic-Zoning Talks Continue

Future uncertain for the first African-American public housing complex in the country

BY MARY TUMA

AISD Salaries Up for Debate

With cost of living going up, teachers need a raise

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Leaks Plague South Shore Residents

BY JOSEPH CATERINE

Grove PUD Neighbors Sue City

They say the city's interpretation of Texas' valid petition rights statute is wrong

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Ott and Acevedo at Odds

City manager reprimands police chief for insubordination, sparking rumors

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Hightower Report

What happened to America's train system?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

FIRST PLATES 2016

100 Restaurants: Defining Austin Dining Now

Brandon Watson's Top 10

Virginia B. Wood Hall of Fame

Walking the Fine-Dining Line

How much is too much for Austin diners?

BY RACHEL FEIT

Yoshi Dreams of (More Than) Sushi

Otoko isn't what you think it is

BY DAN GENTILE

Dear Glutton: Navigating First Plates

Where to eat in Austin now

BY EMILY BEYDA

Chef D'oeuvre

Austin pastry stars recount the dishes that made their careers

BY AMIRA JENSEN

Heroes on the Half Shell

The oyster is Austin's world

BY JESSI CAPE

Food Events

music

Glimmer Twins

Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen instigate A Giant Dog Pile

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback – Sike Fest: Levitation Canceled

Levitation 2016, a bitter pill for all

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Levitation Live Shots

screens

Imagining the Real

UT's East Austin Stories documents evolving landscape

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Where Is Your Mind?

Stories of the Mind brings mental health issues to light

BY JOE O'CONNELL

Film Reviews

Captain America: Civil War

It's a Marvel Universe, and we all just live in it

Dough

A Jewish baker and his Muslim trainee douse their bread with marijuana

The Family Fang

Jason Bateman directs and co-stars in this dark comedy

The Man Who Knew Infinity

Mathematics prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan is the subject of this biopic

1920 London

In this Indian horror film, an ill man is possessed by black magic

Ratchet & Clank

This animated video-game spin-off fails on every level

Rio, I Love You

All set in Rio de Janeiro, this is a collection of short films
arts & culture

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2016

These inductees – Ballet Austin's Cookie Ruiz and Stephen Mills, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra's Peter Bay – are cultural heroes who lead by example

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Wars of Heaven: Smackdown!

This Trouble Puppet Theater production takes the philosophic battle between good and evil into the pro-wrestling ring

Out of Ink 2016: Carry On

As usual, ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is a bit rough but shows the promise of creative minds

"McKay Otto: Ever or Ever" at CAMIBAart

The visually rich and meditative surfaces of these mixed-media works take the viewer to a space veiled in silence
columns

Page Two: Pablo Picasso Was Never Called an A......

On money, politics, voting, and Daniel Johnston

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

It's been a couple of big weeks for the pair behind Austin's beloved GayBiGayGay

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Owl Drug Store Fountain & Grill, Coleman

Small-town pharmacy's lunch counter grills a legendary burger

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: What's Right With the World

Even the prettiest of trophies get dusty eventually

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law

Drone rules – the basics

BY CHRIS PERKINS AND LUKE ELLIS

Oops!

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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