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It's Official: A-OK Chinese Opens Today
New eat-in, take-out Chinese eatery opens Sunday, March 23
"...ready to welcome their first customers to the long-awaited A-OK Chinese (1509 S. Lamar)...."

March 23, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

A-OK Chinese
More like 'meh'
"...often surprised to find that what we know as Chinese food in the United States is quite different from..."

June 27, 2014 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Swift's Attic Team Planning Chinese Concept for the Year of the Horse
Wu Chow is on the drawing board for Downtown in late 2014
"...Swift's Attic announced today they plan to open a Chinese eatery called Wu Chow in a ground floor space..."

Dec. 18, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

A New History, A New Horror in The Terror: Infamy
Showrunner Alex Woo recreates the nightmare of the internment camps
"...and I always work metaphorically. I've written about Asian-American, Chinese-American themes throughout my entire career, but it was never..."

Aug. 12, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Chinese New Year in Austin: A Sort of Parallax View
Leng Wong and Cindy Soo tell it like it is
"...So there I was, inside, slurping coffee, staring at..."

Feb. 18, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

More Dope Chinese, Wheatsville Brings the Curbside, Kyoten Sushiko Shutters
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Old Thousand, that “dope Chinese” powerhouse of Asian noms that you could probably happily..."

Sept. 30, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

How the American Genre Film Archive Is Saving Movies One Reel at a Time
Austin nonprofit preserves cinema’s underseen and underappreciated
" titles and seeing Xombi and Killing of a Chinese Bookie and thinking, this is incredible. How can I..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Free Ice Cream from Lick, Fitzhugh Parties Hearty, Bird Bird Biscuit Spawns Anew, SXSE Does That Too, Don’t Forget Woo Woo, and What the Hell Is a Shaketini?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Also, Old Thousand, that bold bastion of “Dope Chinese” cuisine at 4805 Burnet has opened their dining room..."

Oct. 13, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Watery Grave Narrowly Avoided
35mm prints of lost HK actioners unspool in the Alamo's Asian Invasion series
"...used it to store all of their North American Chinese prints. But because there's no longer any market for..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar yearns for ... patchouli?!
"...I got the feeling of having walked into a Chinese opium den. Not that there was opium or any..."

March 19, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

More than A-OK
"...turnout on the official opening day this past Sunday, A-OK Chinese (1509 S. Lamar) co-owner Jerry Reid says his..."

March 28, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Permanent Markers
How a trailer becomes brick-and-mortar
"...culinary influences of his childhood in Georgia and the Chinese heritage of his mother's family, Silverstein founded the Peached..."

April 10, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

First Look: The Peached Tortilla
Cult food truck goes brick-and-mortar
" Japan, grew up on dishes cooked by his Chinese mother, traveled throughout nearby Asian countries like China and..."

Jan. 21, 2015 Food Post by Adrienne Whitehorse

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...Monday, Jan. 19 in the spot recently vacated by A-OK Chinese, though they've announced soft openings this weekend via..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Dai Due sets up shop on Manor Rd., and thumbs up for A-OK Chinese
"...South Central Austin who've wondered "Where do I get Chinese takeout around here?" are about to get an answer...."

Aug. 23, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Even Threadgill's gets the blues
"...A-OK Chinese (1509 S. Lamar) closed quietly over the weekend..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Take-Out
"...creative bakery, Pleasant Storage Room with its tropical fantasy, A-OK Chinese with its upscale takeout aspirations. Not all of..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Column by Brandon Watson

Lulu Wang Introduces Us to The Farewell
Director talks identity, family, and Awkwafina's superpower
"...even though it was shot in China, with a Chinese and Chinese American cast, and much of the script..."

July 19, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Words Become Actions'
Austinites protest Jimmy Kimmel Show’s hate speech
" interesting idea,” and continued, “should we allow the Chinese to live?” Kimmel did not attempt to suggest to..."

Nov. 12, 2013 News Post by Manzhi Wu

Ramsay Midwood
Texas Platters
"...Ramsay MidwoodShootout at the OK Chinese Restaurant (Vanguard)..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

New Austin Show Celebrates the Lighter Side of Ethnic Assimilation
Lucky Chaos Theatre’s Leng Wong tells us about Living on the Hyphen
"...AC: So are you Chinese-American or, ah, Malaysian-American?..."

March 28, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Table Fable
When a waiter forgets the customer and the service, even good food can be tough to swallow, as Mick Vann discovered on a recent visit to the Tea House.
"...Tea House is serving a mix of Vietnamese and Chinese, which is common for restaurants afraid of not appealing..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
"...Certain American States: Stories Lillian Li – Number One Chinese Restaurant Julia London – Seduced by a Scot (The..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Thanksgiving Feasts for Pickup or Delivery in Austin
And a couple of dine-in options for lagniappe
"...The savvy tastemongers of Dope Chinese cuisine want to make your palate grateful with a..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

St. Edward's University
Dallas Hudgens
"...Hea Cafe is a little Chinese food place off Ben White and is one of..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Jordan Gass-Pooré

What you see (and immersively interact with) is what you get
"...about humanoid robots hired to assist with a fancy Chinese wedding; and Armando Kirwin's "Mercy," about a 14-year-old girl..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Austin City Limits" Festival Picks & Sleepers
"...his forthcoming Vanguard debut, Shoot Out at the OK Chinese Restaurant, is any indication, he couldn't care less. Ragged..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Music Feature

Luv Doc: Dog-Sitting
This gig could go south in a really ugly way
"...First of all, let's not dismiss the high level..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British-born daughter speak as adults for..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Ramsay Midwood Buys the Bar
Ramsay Midwood co-acquires Sam's Town Point, record store news, and Spoon teases upcoming Matador Records LP.
"...released his future cult classic Shootout at the OK Chinese Restaurant, Vanguard Records flew his band in from California..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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