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The Highland Lakes
1. Sonny's Tradition Restaurant & Club
"...dry county), so they can enjoy the Texas country cafe fare while they toss back a few cold ones..."

April 9, 1999 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Hill Country Food and Wine Guide
"...Bluebonnet Cafe (7)..."

April 5, 2002 Food Feature

Hill Country Food and Wine Guide
"...7. Bluebonnet Cafe 211 Hwy. 281, 830/693-2344..."

April 5, 2002 Food Feature

Hill Country Food & Wine Guide
by Virginia B. Wood & the Cuisines staff
"...Marble FallsBluebonnet Cafe (7)..."

April 13, 2001 Food Feature

Hill Country Food & Wine Guide
by Virginia B. Wood & the Cuisines staff
"...Marble Falls7. Bluebonnet Cafe 211 Hwy. 281, 830/693-2344..."

April 13, 2001 Food Feature

Chapter Two: Wasota African Cuisine
Trailer presents a second chance for locally-loved chef
"...Sitting quietly at the corner of Bluebonnet and S. Lamar is an unassuming trailer draped with..."

Oct. 30, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Day Trips
Belatedly celebrating National Pie Day
"...Store has a variety of apple-related products, and the cafe makes a good sandwich topped off with, you guessed..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
When discussing the finest cuisine in Central Texas, barbecue has to top the list
" in Texas owned by the same family. The cafeteria-style eatery makes great smoked turkey and delicious fruit cobblers...."

Sept. 1, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...AppetizersSaba Blue Water Cafe..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...AppetizersSaba Blue Water CafeRUNNERS-UPVespaio, Z'Tejas, Malaga..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Locavores Before It Was Cool
Kerbey Lane Cafe has been helping Austinites eat local 24 hours a day, seven days a week for more than two decades
" – owners of the 30-year-old, homegrown Kerbey Lane Cafe chain have been searching out local produce for at..."

March 5, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

FINO is only getting better; plus, Starlite's descendants and the Eastside Cafe's new marketing strategy.
"...thin-crust pizzas, salads, beer, and wine coming soon... Eastside Cafe (2113 Manor Rd., 476-5858) co-owner Dorsey Barger swears she's..."

June 2, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Hill Country Happenings
As the Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival approaches, Virginia B. Wood sets the table.
"...There are still several good local dining options, however. Bluebonnet Cafe owner John Kemper and partner Paul Brady have..."

April 4, 2003 Food Feature

Have Whipped Cream, Will Travel
No distance is too great for pie
"...but sometimes we like to take a day trip. Cafes and pie shops all over Central Texas are justifiably..."

Nov. 18, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Three Cheers for Local Charcuterie and Cheese and More
And never forget that olive view
"...Here comes the spring again, brightening its bluebonnet way through the fading dregs of a Texas winter,..."

April 11, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

October 26 Is Official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day
Celebration that started in Dallas spreads across the state
"...celebrated last year at Dallas home cooking institution Norma's Cafe and this year owner Ed Murph has added a..."

Oct. 25, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Farmers’ Market Report: Jan 25-26, 2014
Breathtaking tomatoes, local lemons, Dai Due, and duck eggs
"...are the heirloom tomatoes sold on Sundays at the Bluebonnet Farmers’ Market at the South Star of Texas table...."

Jan. 24, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Day Trips
Day trip in style with a Harley from Austin's EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals.
"...and stop for a burger and coffee at the Bluebonnet Cafe in Marble Falls, or are looking for the..."

April 28, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Over Easy
The Chronicle Guide to Breakfast Dining
"...Laura's Bluebonnet Kitchen photograph by John Anderson I inherited an appreciation..."

March 13, 1998 Food Feature

Old Settler's Music Festival Preview
Bluebonnets and bluegrass: the Old Settler's Music Festival, still picking, still grinning
"...arrival of spring to Central Texas as surely as bluebonnets alongside Lady Bird Lake. While other local music festivals..."

April 18, 2008 Music Feature

Restaurant closings, openings, and happenings in this week's "Food-o-File"
"...Both Cafe Spiazzo (5416 Parkcrest, 459-9960) and Cafe Mia (3573 Far..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Southern Comfort
Homestyle Eats in a Post-Virginia's World
"...Street, in my heart it will always be Virginia's Cafe. It had been Virginia's for nearly 10 years when..."

June 6, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

A Guide to Finding Beer Outside of Austin’s City Limits
Drinking outside of the box
"...Bluebonnet Beer Company1700 Bryant #107, 512/774-4258 This pocket-sized brewery..."

May 19, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Farmers’ Market Report: Feb 1-2, 2014
Marinara, spinach, apples, rainbow trout, and strawberries
"...on Sunday from South Star of Texas at the Bluebonnet Market. These tomatoes are grown in greenhouses out in..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers' Market Report: November 16-17, 2013
Organic citrus has returned, plus maple syrup, apples, and pecans
"...Sunday Markets, the new market at South Lamar and Bluebonnet (which I personally think should be named the Bluebonnet..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

The Way We Ate
'Historic Austin Restaurants': an excerpt
"...there was Captain Quackenbush's Intergalactic Dessert Company and Espresso Cafe...."

Nov. 1, 2013 Food Feature

What a Drag
West Campus Loses a Piece of Historic Charm
"...and the era of corporate conformity, there was the Bluebonnet Plaza -- a ramshackle but cozy clutch of shops..."

Aug. 29, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Second Helpings: Comfort Food
"...Grill4827 E. Cesar Chavez, 385-2986 Monday-Friday, 5:30am-3pm This homestyle cafe, founded in 1948 by the late Arkie Sawyer, serves..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature

"...soups for this year's project will be provided by Cafe Josie, theCapitol of Texas Chef's Association, CastleHill Cafe, Creative..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Art Openings
"...J.R. MOONEY GALLERIES, 10000 Research, Arboretum, Suite 130, 343-2087. "Bluebonnet Bonanza," interpretations of the State flower by ten regional..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

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