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Why Dim Sum Is the Ultimate Chinese Comfort Food
Ordering from the heart
"...into the realm of comfort food, but fans of Chinese cuisine know there exists a wealth of dishes beyond..."

May 5, 2017 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Review: Wu Chow
Downtown christens a classic
"...row of tables at Wu Chow – the upscale Chinese restaurant from Swift's Attic partners Stuart Thomajan and C.K...."

Jan. 22, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Swift's Attic
Downtown restaurant serves up fancifully delicious plates
"...you are poised to have a winner, and co-owners C.K. Chin and Stuart Thomajan have a champion. I love..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Texas Toast
Drinking up the Austin Food and Wine Festival
"...dishes from the highly anticipated Wu Chow, which partners C.K. Chin and Stuart Thomajan (Swift's Attic) plan to open..."

April 24, 2015 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Swift's Attic Team Planning Chinese Concept for the Year of the Horse
Wu Chow is on the drawing board for Downtown in late 2014
"...Swift's Attic announced today they plan to open a Chinese eatery called Wu Chow in a ground floor space..."

Dec. 18, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Eminent Domain
Rock Rose takes over North Austin
"...interior by Chioco Design pays cheeky homage to midcentury Chinese-American restaurants with fretwork and light-up photographic menus. The menu..."

June 24, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Federal Edges Out Swift's Attic
Miami eatery wins Best New Restaurant battle with a "biskit"
"...hitters featured on camera were co-owner and general manager C.K. Chin, executive chef Mat Clouser, and pastry chef Callie..."

Jan. 29, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Snapshot: Lunar New Year Celebrations
Year of the Dog means cute puppies ahead
"...Though the 12-year zodiac cycle originated in ancient China, emigration over centuries helped spread and standardize the customs..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Playback: Gone Unsane
Unsane bassist just left Austin for Italy, while SXSW eschews Sonicbids to bring their submissions process in-house
"...cultures. The brainchild of promoter B. Jabbar Sheffield and C.K. Chin of Sichuan/dim sum favorite Wu Chow and Congress..."

July 28, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Review: Old Thousand
Chinese concept rebels with in-your-face food and vibe
"...narrative. Austin's booming modern Asian dining trend is proof. Chinatown's Ronald Cheng paved the way in his signature eccentric..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Food Feature by Melody Fury

Food Community Helps Second Bar + Kitchen Chef
Daily Austin food news
"...Marriott's Howard Porter, Cedar Door's Will Eason, Wu Chow's C.K. Chin, Love Bird Sweets' Elaine Schiff and Denise Nuernberger,..."

Feb. 24, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Wu Chow Opens, St. Philip Shutters
Daily Austin food news
"...and cocktails on social media. Genial co-owner C. K. Chin tells us the pre-opening phase has been hectic, but..."

Nov. 3, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Apis and Congress Get Truffled
Today's Austin food news
"...opening news, word on the street (and on owner C.K. Chin’s Twitter account) is that the hotly anticipated Wu..."

Oct. 20, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

First Look: Mongers Market + Kitchen
A fishmonger and a chef open a raw bar …
"...shifts at Swift's Attic (run by fellow Kenichi alum C.K. Chin),” Stark reports. “We've opened pretty quietly but we're..."

March 23, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
A big week for the Chameleon Group
"...dim sum pop-up scheduled for Jan. 24 to promote C.K. Chin's upcoming Wu Chow (500 W. Fifth) sold out..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...their eagerly-awaited debuts earlier this week. Wu Chow co-owner C.K. Chin gave away hot soup dumplings at a very..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
No Reservations, Mindy Kucan's Hot Summer Night, and more
"...taught young Breslin how to peel asparagus and flip pancakes. Many of the scenes in the film's fictional Bleecker..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Right Where They Belong
Raoul Hernandez goes on tour with the Flatlanders
"...the contractor who hoists an NYPD sawhorse onto his chin exposes his profession's unlikely time-killer, he's no match for..."

July 26, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Xenophobia?
International Acts at SXSW
"...with her luscious, breathy voice she could make VH-1 watching a blameless activity. (10pm)..."

March 7, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...of a punk rocker and the clothes of a washing-machine repairman. One hit just won't be enough. (Room 710,..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Thursday
"...Gang of Four rhythms. Their debut LP, Ideal Lives (Frenchkiss), engenders actual sentimentality in place of easy stoicism: a..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Postmarks
Turner Is Worthy
"...Jazz is taking it on the chin in the "Live Music Capital," on the airwaves, anyway...."

Sept. 25, 1998 Column

Further Reflections
"...titled his work Amerikan Passport. The trip started in China just before troops headed into Tiananmen Square, and the..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Enough Is Enough!
I've been a food critic for 15 years. I've been overeating all my life. Recently, I decided enough is enough!
"...baked goods washed down with plenty of bourbon and Coke meant gradual but steady weight gain from my 20s..."

July 13, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Hissing Fits
Bryan Mealer sinks his teeth into the 1999 Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup.
"...and horses, and on top of the drought, make ranching next to impossible. Ridding ranches and fields of rattlesnakes..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Features Feature by Bryan Mealer

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
"...punkers in various shades of bowling shirt/pomade/petticoat chic, are watching the Showoffs, who are onstage in classic cowboy drag,..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

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