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The Personal Stories Behind Ben Is Back
Writer/director Peter Hedges on family, alcoholism, and going home
"...it comes to his latest project, AFF 2018 centerpiece film Ben Is Back, Hedges is very precise in his use..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Review: Chicon
Edgerton and Wiseheart trade preciousness for accessibility
"...It would have seemed that Gardner, Ben Edgerton and chef Andrew Wiseheart's first move after Contigo,..."

May 27, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Gardner to Close March 11
Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart to open new concept
"...bloodbath of 2016 is continuing apace. Gardner, Contigo owners Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart's award-winning vegetable-forward concept, will close..."

Feb. 16, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...This Is All Made Up), plus you’ll-never-believe-this docs like Ben Steinbauer’s Winnebago Man and Michael Paul Stephenson’s Best Worst..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Exodus: Gods and Kings
Batten down the hatches! The plagues are here!
"...Directed by: Ridley Scott. Starring: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Ben Kingsley, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, María..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Communal Ground
Communal dining sets the mood in trendsetting restaurants
"...dining experience in town. The reasonable price point (co-owner Ben Edgerton made it a point to keep all of..."

July 13, 2012 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Contigo
Easygoing ranch atmosphere awaits in the Mueller development
"...instantly popular eatery is the brainchild of young friends Ben Edgerton and chef Andrew Wiseheart, who used Edgerton's family..."

July 22, 2011 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

Weathering the Storm
What happens to the food when a festival is canceled
"...want it to go to waste," says Contigo owner Ben Edgerton. "We took half the meat over to Chicon..."

May 27, 2016 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Walking the Fine-Dining Line
How much is too much for Austin diners?
"...former Gard­ner, the creative, vegetable-forward restaurant he co-owned with Ben Edgerton, which closed in March. "Were there too many..."

May 6, 2016 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

The Take-Out
Should Austin dining be graded on a curve?
"...we think. The latest was this week's announcement that Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart's Scandinavian daydream Gardner would be..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Food Column by Brandon Watson

Gardner
Modernist cuisine meets sense memory
"...It's tempting to squeeze Andrew Wiseheart and Ben Edgerton's sibling restaurants into a Beatrix Potter narrative. Contigo..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Something Old, Something New
ACL and foodies consciously couple
"...look forward to eclectic dishes from Andrew Wiseheart & Ben Edgerton (Contigo/Gardner) on Friday, the return of David Bull's..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Food-O-File
The scoop at AF&WF, and sad news for breakfast taco lovers
"...were Janina O'Leary's ethereal macarons and tiny cream puffs... Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart of Contigo got the Twitterverse..."

May 2, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
"...inspiring. After completing his stage, Wiseheart and Contigo co-owner Ben Edgerton spent a week eating at restaurants in Sweden...."

Sept. 20, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

His Cup Runneth Over
Tipsy Texan David Alan is having the time of his life
"...of the Tigress Pub, Joyce Garrison of the W, Ben Edgerton of Contigo, Michael and Jessica Sanders of Drink.Well,..."

July 5, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
A roundup of this weeks food news
"...Contigo (2027 Anchor) co-owner Ben Edgerton is the subject of one of a series..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Live Fire!, Farm to Plate Debut Lineups
Daily Austin food news
"...Weather Up, Scott Roberts of The Salt Lick BBQ, Ben Runkle and Bryan Butler of Salt & Time Butcher..."

March 2, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Austin's Fareground Food Court Has Something for Every Palate
Downtown's first food hall includes local favorites Dai Due, Easy Tiger, Contigo, and more
"...burger (and veggie burger), chef Andrew Wiseheart and co-owner Ben Edgerton add locally sourced rotisserie chicken with house-made sauces,..."

March 30, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Austin Restaurants Make Bon Appétit's Top 50
Dai Due and Gardner impress national critics
"...Jesse Griffiths as well as Gardner's Andrew Wiseheart and Ben Edgerton for the well-deserved accolades that keep Austin restaurants..."

Aug. 5, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...Contigo (2027 Anchor Lane) owners Ben Edgerton and chef Andrew Wiseheart celebrate the restaurants fourth..."

May 8, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Food and Wine Festival Bites: Part One
Savory tidbits and sweet treats
"...Restaurateurs Ben Edgerton and chef Andrew Wiseheart used their fire pit..."

April 28, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Contigo's Craft Beer Cookout
Kitchen renovations call for a cookout
"...When Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart opened Contigo three years ago,..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

How Do I Food & Wine Festival?
An Austin Food & Wine Fest newbie retraces her steps
"...Wiseheart of Contigo; while he manned the pit, newlyweds Ben Edgerton and his bride Anne served up smoked white..."

April 28, 2014 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

Food-O-File
We picked up lots of newsy tidbits at last weekend's Austin Food & Wine Festival
"...Arro, in the former Haddingtons (601 W. Sixth) space... Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart of Contigo (2027 Anchor Ln.)..."

May 3, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Rooting for the home team in the U.S. Barista Championship Brewers Cup, and more tasty news bites
"...cocktails, local draft brews, and a few wines. Owners Ben Edgerton and Andrew Wiseheart opened quietly a couple of..."

April 29, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Call of the Wild
David Michôd on the unlikely roots of his Aussie crime drama, Animal Kingdom
"...recovering from the deliciously seedy emotional battering of Nash Edgerton's The Square, and you're hungry for more Aussie criminality,..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

It Came From Down Under
Aussie films swarm SXSW 09
"...greed. But The Square, directed by Aussie stuntman Nash Edgerton and written by brother and actor Joel, isn't your..."

March 13, 2009 Screens Feature by Darcie Stevens

SXSW Scares & Shorts Revealed
Late-night fare and short film lineup announced
"...Godfrey. Bold-faced names plucked from the shorts lineup include Ben Steinbauer (Winnebago Man), Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman (Catfish),..."

Feb. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Animal Kingdom
An Australian family that commits crimes together avoids time together in this brutal look at the human survival instinct.
"...Directed by: David Michôd. Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, James Frecheville, Jacki Weaver,..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Film Festival Announces Second Wave of Films
Jeff Nichols' Loving gets a Texas premiere
"...Texas Premiere Writer/Director: Jeff Nichols* Cast: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Michael Shannon, Nick Kroll Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga..."

Aug. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

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