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Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Proudly "successful" businessman Brad Meltzer aims to cut to the chase in the mayor's race.
"...passions of its owner, while Meltzer's restaurants -- the Benihana outlets here and in San Antonio -- are franchises,..."

April 4, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Dish: Relish the Comfort of Hibachi Scallops at Sushi Japon
Newly remodeled Japanese steakhouse delivers entertainment and big flavor
"...who made teppanyaki-style cooking popular in America with his Benihana restaurants.) Austin has its fair share of hibachi options,..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Food Column by Jessi Cape

Knife Play for Charity -- CANCELLED
Local media celebs cook up some fun at Benihana to raise funds for the Red Cross.
"...The Battle of the Celebrity Chefs this Thursday at Benihana. Tickets are onsale now, limited (to 100), and selling..."

Sept. 11, 2008 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

Community Outshines Competition at Breaking for Gold USA National Championship
Austin event warmed up for the sport’s debut at Paris 2024 Olympics
"...Even for 65-year-old Ben “Benihana” Hart, the breaking community never felt hostile...."

May 8, 2023 Music Post by Wayne Lim

When the lord closes a door, he opens a Thai joint Downtown

Aug. 26, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Unforgettable Fire
"..."Bad" takes Marvin Gaye indie rock, Edge performs more Benihana on "Indian Summer Sky," and "Elvis Presley and America"..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Those Peabodys, the Crack Pipes, Shapes Have Fangs
"...sort of nimble, feverish precision typically reserved for a Benihana's chef, while guitarist Adam Hatley and bassist Clarke Wilson..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Music Review by Jamie Laughlin

Culture Flash!
The Heroes of Comedy boldly go to the 'Star Trek' Las Vegas Convention 2005, and Arthouse says, "We are family"
"...being the Klingon Feast luncheon at the Vegas Hilton Benihana Restaurant). Fortunately, this is not a five-year mission: The..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Second Helpings: Sushi, Part IV

Feb. 20, 2004 Food Column

The Dinertainment Dilemma
Can Kobe Japanese Steakhouse find a balance between the food and the fun?
"...teppanyaki restaurant, of which the most famous example is Benihana. These places are aimed at theme-park type entertainment for..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Second Helpings: Japanese, Part I

Oct. 31, 2003 Food Column

Mayoral Candidates
Brief profiles of the 2003 mayoral candidates
"...Occupation: Owner of Benihana Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar; apartment owner..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature

Auditing & Accounting: Getting the Numbers Straight
Conference Panels
"...before enjoying that recoupable expense of a meal at Benihana...."

March 14, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

Will Will Wynn Win?
A rundown on Wynn's opponents -- so far -- in the 2003 mayor's race.
"...Another restaurateur, Brad Meltzer, owns the Benihana of Tokyo franchises in Austin and San Antonio as..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: Too Many Cooks?
Restaurateurs Marc Katz and Brad Meltzer may spoil Will Wynn's (and Max Nofziger's) smooth mayoral campaigns.
" (Like Gordon, Meltzer -- who owns our local Benihana outlets -- is almost unknown even to people who..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...Two restaurateurs -- local Benihana operator Brad Meltzer and longtime deli impresario Marc Katz..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Second Helpings: All Japanese
Austin is the new Japan! In this week's "Second Helpings."

Nov. 8, 2002 Food Column

All the Fish in the Sea
Part one of our guide to Austin's proliferating sushi spots.

May 10, 2002 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Second Helpings: Japanese
Mick Vann samples some of Austin's Japanese restaurants in this week's "Second Helpings."

Nov. 16, 2001 Food Column

Second Helpings: Japanese

Jan. 28, 2000 Food Column

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