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Down but Not Out: Ararat moving to new location
What happened to North Loop's rough-around-the-edges, perpetually crowded, BYOB purveyors of Mideast eats?
"...What became of Ararat Restaurant? After 13 years on North Loop Boulevard, the..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Ararat Middle East Restaurant
Attitude aside, this contemporary Xanadu is a feast for the imagination
"...Ararat Middle East Restaurant111 E. North Loop, 419-1692..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Food Review by Rachel Feit

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...Honorable MentionRay's Steakhouse, Ranch 616, Mars Restaurant & BarPub GrubFadó..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Index
"...Ararat Middle Eastern Restaurant, 111 E. North Loop, 419-1692Readers Other..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

2000 Restaurant Poll Index
"...Ararat, 111 E. North Loop, 419-1692BEST ETHNIC (Middle eastern)..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

An Arabian Midsummer Night's Dream
Tongue and Groove Theatre and Ararat Restaurant launch a new outdoor theatre space with some belly-dancing, scimitar-wielding Shakespeare:'An Arabian Midsummer Night's Dream'
"...and place. Tongue and Groove Theatre, in conjunction with Ararat Restaurant, is inaugurating a new outdoor performance space, Theatarat,..."

July 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Hannah Kenah

Hey Sailor, Pt. 2!
More of Austin's GLBTeratti welcomes you with open arms and tells you what's hot about our town
"...Owner of Ararat Middle Eastern Restaurant, creator of Goddess Nite, event coordinator,..."

March 17, 2006 Features Feature by Kate Getty

An Arabian Midsummer Night's Dream
An Arabian Midsummer Night's Dream doesn't do justice to Shakespeare's comedy, but the goodwill, visual splendor, and flashes of magic in Tongue and Groove Theatre's show can transport you halfway 'round the world
"...Theatarat @ Ararat Restaurant, through July 29..."

July 28, 2006 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Food-o-File
Dot's Place suffers a tragic fire but is already rising from the ashes; the Texas Book Festival hosts Bon Appetit, Y'all; and Halloween's around the bend
"...Austin lost another longtime-favorite neighborhood restaurant last week when the local mother church of comfort..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Many Mouths to Feed
"...family by feeding someone else. Up and at `em Ararat restaurant owner Hasan Punc has recovered from that unfortunate..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Food Column

Dance
Ongoing Dance Events
"...Dunya Hosts Dance With Taste weekly at Ararat Restaurant. Dunya, dubbed "best belly dancer in the world"..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

Happenings
June 21-27
"...latest in a series of fundraisers for the displaced Ararat restaurant. Celebrate the summer solstice with an evening of..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature

Eat Globally, Dine Locally
Ethnic Nights Offer Intercontinental Tastes at Home
"...cuisine, rather than what they normally prepare in their restaurants. In the case of Ararat, the outstanding food is..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Food Feature by Meredith Phillips

Readers Poll
"...BEST APPETIZERSZ'Tejas GrillRUNNERS-UPArarat, Hula Hut, Saba Blue Water Cafe..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

Reservations of Choice
Valentine's Day Dining Ideas
"...The Exotic Allure of Ararat I am the Valentine's Scrooge. At the recent meeting..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Food-o-File
Gene's gumbo fakes not the funk on the nasty dunk
"...La Zona Rosa on July 28. Seven area Cajun/creole restaurants presented samples of their distinctive gumbo recipes to the..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Gordon Ramsay scouts Texas, new chains arrive, and trailers go brick and mortar
"...are now being joined by programs focusing on the restaurant business itself. The newest reality competition show is NBC's..."

March 25, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Downtown Dining & Bites of Austin
"...somewhat in the past year. There are several new restaurant options within walking distance of the convention center and..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Kudos to area chefs, a hot new sweet shop to cool Austinites down, and new ownership at Ararat
"...Ararat (111 North Loop, 419-1692) has been one of Austin's..."

June 25, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Hatch chiles weather the storm, Jane King leaves Central Market for Patricia's Lunchbox, Bill Norris of Fino heads to Queensland with his Bee Sting, and Bennigan's lives on while Ararat goes nomadic
"...for the local chile celebrations scheduled at Austin stores, restaurants, and farmers' markets in late August and early September......"

Aug. 8, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Locations, ownership, and staff of local restaurants get shaken up
"...than a decade ago to fulfill their dream of restaurant ownership. The intrepid couple opened Cafe Mundi (1704 E...."

Jan. 29, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Top Tens 1996: A Year of Good Tastes
Top Ten Bites of 1996
"...Royal Family's cheesemonger. After a holiday meal in the restaurant, the chef shared a room-temperature wedge of Stilton with..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONFortune Pho 75, Tan Tan Vietnamese RestaurantBreakfastKerbey Lane CafeRUNNERS-UPMagnolia Cafe, the Omelettry..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

A Whole New Scene Grain Gourmet
"...Newest In Thing. Haven't you noticed the change in restaurant side dishes in the past couple of years? What..."

June 2, 1995 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Dining Out for New Year's Eve
"...BAR & RESTAURANT EMPLOYEE NEW YEAR'S EVE Affectionately known as BARENYE, this..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Food Feature

New Year's Eve Dining & Lodging
It's time to start making reservations, party people
"...ARARAT RISING An eclectic celebration with the Sangre del Sol..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Food Feature by Sara Robberson

Event Menu
March 17-25
"...live music, local spirits, brewed teas, and food from Ararat and Hail Merry at the Zhi Tea Gallery (4607..."

March 18, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Bar Crawl Listings
The crawl route
"...Food by East Side Pies, Ararat, and Mmmpanadas; beer, shots, craft cocktails, wine, coffee; jukebox,..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Feature

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