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Cafe Mundi Founder Jessica Nieri Celebrates Birthday with Benefit Bash
Food, drinks, live music, and a silent auction at Rain Lily Farm
"...Friends of beloved Cafe Mundi founder Jessica Nieri are throwing her a birthday..."

April 25, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Cafe Mundi
"...Cafe Mundi reminds me of the small coffeehouses I loved..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Food Feature

The Coffeehouse Chronicles
Cafe Mundi
"...the quiet coffeehouse will appreciate the offbeat serenity of Cafe Mundi -- provided, of course, that they manage to..."

June 16, 2000 Food Column by Pableaux Johnson

Cafe Mundi
Two Austin Cafes that seem more like hideaways
"...Cafe Mundi1704 E. Fifth, 236-8634..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Locations, ownership, and staff of local restaurants get shaken up
"...their dream of restaurant ownership. The intrepid couple opened Cafe Mundi (1704 E. Fifth, 236-8634, in 1999, pioneering..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Insatiable Taste for Tunes
In Austin, the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the World, seeing great music doesn't always have to mean fighting the crowds at a smoky nightclub
"...clubs, but in the well-lit comfort of the city's cafes and restaurants. What could be better than food and..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Sandra Bernhard ♥ America
Sandra Bernhard returns to Austin for We're Still Queer Honey!
" her surprise South by Southwest show in the Cafe Mundi parking lot...."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

Second Helpings: Downtown Coffeehouses
Downhome coffeehouses in today's "Second Helpings."
"...Cafe Mundi1704 E. Fifth, 236-8634 Mon-Thu, 8am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 8am-midnight; Sun,..."

March 15, 2002 Food Feature

Updates on local businesses and a good cause
"...Earlier this spring, Cafe Mundi owner Jessica Nieri was diagnosed with breast cancer..."

April 27, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood introduces you to the new folks in town and updates you on all of the news around town
"...and Karen Royer, friendly proprietors of Royers' Round Top Cafe, (, 979/249-3611) have forsaken the bucolic wilds of Fayette..."

April 16, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Critics Picks
"...PubBagelsHot Jumbo BagelSushiUmi Sushi, OrigamiBowl of PhoTâm Deli & CafeAlternative to a Bowl of PhoRice Flour Crepes at SunflowerBreakfastJuan..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Event Menu
Enjoy June 4-7 with wine tastings, booksignings, or a trip to the farm
"...• Cafe Mundi (801 Tillery) returns with a coffee truck and..."

June 3, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Gay Place
The Gay Place celebrates the gayest SXSW ever
"...MUNDI/BUST FEST WITH SANDRA BERNHARD Those lips! That laugh! You..."

March 19, 2010 Column by Kate X Messer

Event Menu
Dining, drinking, and farming in Austin
"...• Be sure to drop by Cafe Mundi (1704 E. Fifth, 236-8634, for its Last..."

March 5, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Where the Art Is
The Eastside is home to more than 70 artists and studios, and they're opening their doors to you on May 1
"...are cool places to go in the afternoon, like Cafe Azul and Cafe Mundi, and after-dark entertainment choices like..."

April 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Food editor Virginia B. Wood on the first pressing of olive oil in Texas
"...fee... One of East Austin's best-kept secrets, funky little Cafe Mundi (1704 E. 5th, 236-8634) has expanded their menu..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Dancing About Architecture
Robbie Jacks is dead, but Auditorium Shores is not. Check back later about the Empanada Parlour.
" venues, I should report that Red River's Atomic Cafe closed suddenly on Sunday, and will be replaced by..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Eastside Renaissance
The Eastside is finally coming into its own as a destination for diners
"...Recent casualties of mushrooming rent include the very popular Cafe Mundi and Primizie Osteria, which both closed earlier this..."

May 21, 2010 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Object Lesson
In Sherry Kramer's new play, things that are ordinary become magical: flowers, Barbies, even the writer herself
"...We were at Cafe Mundi, having just participated in Etiquette, by the British..."

May 16, 2008 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

Down but Not Out: Ararat moving to new location
What happened to North Loop's rough-around-the-edges, perpetually crowded, BYOB purveyors of Mideast eats?
"...such fundraising event is scheduled for June 21 at Cafe Mundi (see details below). Abshire was hesitant to discuss..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Art Aid
In the wake of Katrina, Austin artists do their part to help
"...artists, puppeteers, fashion designers, and musicians. That evening at Cafe Mundi, I entered a dimly lit courtyard to find..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Heather Barfield Cole

Upcoming culinary events in Austin.
"...tantalizing tastes from Asti, Accommodating Chef, Bitter End Bistro, Cafe Mundi, Dolce Vita, the Culinary Academy of Austin, Mozart's,..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Five Recommended Arts Events in Austin This Weekend
Benthos, People’s Gallery, porn, dance, and homely weirdness
" by Jessica Nieri. [Note: Nieri used to own Cafe Mundi, remember? That coffee place with the praying-mantis mascot?]..."

Feb. 22, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Day Party Crawl
"...Girls Rock Camp AustinCafe Mundi, Friday, March 19..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Literate, greasy ladies throw down on the Eastside
"...throw down an event-filled carnival of womanist delights at Cafe Mundi, starting with a reading of her always disarming,..."

March 31, 2006 Arts Feature by Cindy Widner

Culture Flash
Calling all Eastside artists, here come the Russians, visual artists talk residency programs, and Steven Dietz comes to UT
"...The event takes place Thursday, Nov. 10, 5:30-7pm, at Cafe Mundi, 1704 E. Fifth (between Chicon and Comal)...."

Nov. 11, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Naked City
Bike rodeo contains a message amidst its madness
"...the free-admission Bike Rodeo, takes place 1-8pm Sunday at Cafe Mundi (1704 E. Fifth). Cyclecide founder and "fearless bleeder"..."

Nov. 5, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Short Cuts
Harry Knowles' Butt-Numb-A-Thon outdoes itself. Like, totally. Read on to regret not having attended.
"...St.) and later that same night at 9:30pm at Cafe Mundi, 1704 E. Fifth. The film compilation is the..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Not Your Average Movie Night
MoveOn.Org mobilizes viewing parties across the country for Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War.
"...all cases your kind hosts would appreciate an RSVP. Cafe Mundi (1704 E. Fifth) will participate here with a..."

Dec. 5, 2003 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
"...and possible solutions will take place at 12:30pm at Cafe Mundi, 1704 E. Fifth. The workshop is sponsored by..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature

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