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AC Date Night: The Backspace
Lambrusco and ladies
"...I considered making a reservation at Down­town's backspace – it was a Friday night – but knowing..."

April 15, 2016 Food Column by Adrienne White

Anniversaries at The Hightower and Backspace
Daily Austin food news
"...Much like Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky, Shawn Cirkiel’s backspace is having a 5th anniversary this year. To celebrate,..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

the backspace
Cirkiel shifts his command to the backspace
"...the backspace507 San Jacinto, 474-9899 Daily, 5pm-12:30am"

Feb. 25, 2011 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Top 10 Most-Viewed Stories on by Section
Drill down, baby
"...7) "Restaurant Review: The backspace: Cirkiel Shifts his command to the backspace"..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Features Feature

TABC-Thwarting Shenanigans, Smokin’ Beauty’s Vietnamese Brisket, Lenoir’s Sunday Suppers, and More
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Chef Shawn Cirkiel’s backspace pizzeria Downtown has long been a preferred place in..."

Aug. 26, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tastes From 15 Restaurants at Austin’s White Linen Night
Benefitting Farmshare Austin and Austin Food & Wine Alliance
"...Some old standbys like the Backspace and Taverna will be in attendance, but expect to..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Devenyns

Lunch Box Life
Seven Austin chefs dish on school lunch lessons
"...a bit jealous." Shawn Cirkiel, chef/owner of parkside, the backspace, Olive & June, and Bullfight..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

CultureMap Reveals 2013 Tastemaker Award Nominees
Celebration to recognize winners scheduled for April 11
"...Shawn Cirkiel (Parkside, Backspace, Olive & June); Tyson Cole (Uchi, Uchiko); Bryce Gilmore..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food and a Movie
Strategic local restaurant suggestions to enhance your SXSW Film Festival schedule
"...• the backspace (507 San Jacinto) boasts a roaring 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Downtown Dining & Bites of Austin
"...Backspace Pizza (507 San Antonio St., 474-9899, This place..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature

Chef winners, restaurant openings, and more
"...chef and owner Shawn Cirkiel set to open the backspace (507 San Jacinto, 474-9899, later this month, offering..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

NYE Draws Extremely Nigh, Granduca Becomes Viata, Snap Abets Your Healthy Resolutions, Fiore Tedesco Is All Over the City, and OMG Garrison Brothers What’s This About Water Buffalo Milk?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Pies, Show Me Pizza, Side Eye Pie, Bufalina, the backspace, Home Slice, Southside Flying Pizza, Conans, and – yeah,..."

Dec. 28, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hot Luck Fest Returns, Top BBQ Joints Revealed, Bordeaux Women Honored, Prep ATX Launches, Mangia Dies a Lizardly Death, and Somebody’s Gerrymandering Pizza
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...arch and tasty spectacle will be happening at The Backspace (507 San Jacinto) on Fri.-Sun., Oct. 22-24, 5-9pm …..."

Oct. 20, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

David Garza Recounts a Few of the 10,000 Stories Behind Fiona Apple’s Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Texan muse and former Austinite relocated production to El Paso
"...wrote them all by hand with no computer for backspace or spellcheck, haha. [It was] like visual mountain climbing,..."

April 20, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

These Austin Restaurants Are Standing Up for Their Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic
Shining a light on the extra efforts of special local eateries
"...Parkside All Parkside projects, including Parkside, The Backspace, Olive & June, Vamonos, and Jugo are offering free..."

March 26, 2020 Food Post by Zelly Martin

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine
Support local business while maintaining your social distance
"...Backspace Offering to-go "family meals," half-off for hospitality workers. Takeout..."

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

50+ Restaurants to Try in Downtown Austin
Want a bite close to the action? We've got you covered for any mood, group, or time of day.
"...Backspace 507 San Jacinto, This tiny restaurant makes up..."

March 13, 2020 Food Feature by Zelly Martin

Nine Austin Juice Bars to Boost Your Immunity
You really can’t go wrong with fresh fruit and vegetables
"...Shawn Cirkiel (the same local restaurateur responsible for Parkside, Backspace, and Vamanos), is tricky to find, but worth the..."

March 10, 2020 Food Post by Zelly Martin

40 Restaurants to Try in Downtown Austin
Check off all your food goals without leaving the city center
"...Backspace507 San Jacinto, Intimate Neapolitan pizzeria which keeps the..."

March 15, 2019 Food Feature by Jessika Roth

Searching For Clues Online
Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian talk about their online thriller
"...know anything. Blinking cursor, password typed, shakes. Wrong password. Backspace. Types another password, wrong password, shakes. You can immediately..."

Aug. 30, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Four Pillars of Austin Food During SXSW
We get by with tacos, pizza, barbecue, and burgers
"...12) The Backspace Brick-oven pizzas and antipasti. 507 San Jacinto,"

March 9, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

White Linen Night Announces Lineup
Annual party offers first tastes of Henbit and Contigo Fareground
"...The full lineup: The Backspace (desserts) Bob's Steak and Chop House The Bonneville Con'..."

July 11, 2017 Food Post by Sierra Diaz

SXSW Downtown Dining Guide
So you’re hungry at SXSW?
"...16) The Backspace 507 San Jacinto, 512/474-9899 A roaring, 1,000-degree-Fahrenheit brick..."

March 10, 2017 Food Feature by The Food Staff

Rackspace Backs Out of ACC Deal
Remember to lock down a lease

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Eat It
So you're hungry at SXSW?
"...16) The backspace507 San Jacinto, 512/474-9899 A roaring, thousand-degree-Fahrenheit brick oven..."

March 18, 2016 Food Feature by The Food Staff

Shawn Cirkiel comes back swinging with Bullfight
"...Along the way, he upped the pizza game with backspace and opened a neighborhood trattoria with Olive & June..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

HBO's The Leftovers Premieres at the Paramount
Locally shot show unveils second season at red carpet event
"...Coon (Nora Durst) raved about the pizza at the backspace and the coffee at Juan Pelota...."

Oct. 5, 2015 Screens Post by Rod Machen

Pay it Forward Returns for Fifth Year
Benefit is highlight of Austin culinary calendar
"...Justin Rupp (parkside, Olive & June, Bullfight, and the backspace), Tyson Cole (Uchi Restaurants), Bryce Gilmore (Barley Swine and..."

July 21, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

VIA 313: Defining Pizza, Designing Detroit
Marc English and the Hunt Brothers conjure some real Motor City magic
"...of milling foodies, I’m in line at Bufalina or Backspace...."

June 29, 2015 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Paul Ozbirn Is Austin's Newest Advanced Sommelier
Parkside Projects beverage director aces rigorous wine test
"...on his position as beverage director for parkside, the backspace, olive & june, and the the company's forthcoming tapas..."

April 14, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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