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For the Love of Chocolate
The taste, the look, the feel of an obsession
"...and promoter of the new Austin-based, enigmatically named SXUL Chocolate, and business couldn't be better. (Pronunciation hint: Forget skull,..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Food Feature by MM Pack

Experience Chocolate Pharmacy
New business offers truffles with soul
"...For most chocoholics, the love of chocolate is intertwined with a twinge of guilt, if not..."

May 7, 2014 Food Post by Bahar Anooshahr

Best Chocolate Ice Cream
Dr. Chocolate's Truffle

July 30, 1993 Best of Austin Feature

Best Sex Food
Dr. Chocolate's Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries and Blueberries
"...the kind that are shaped into, well, you know. Dr. Chocolate (who moved over by Central Market) has the..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Best Chocolates
Dr. Chocolate
"...Dr. Chocolate (winner 1994) and Lammes Candies (1995, 1993) continue..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Best Sweet / Salt Satiate
Dr. Chocolate's covered pretzels & popcorn
"...And they're wallowing in whichever variety of the doctor's chocolate you order - white, milk, or dark. You say..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Best of Austin Feature

Best Chocolates
Dr. Chocolate
"...Holy Oompa Loompas, Batman! These guys have 150 different chocolate fantasies, all made right there. Sweet dreams include dipped..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Food-o-File
Our Valentine's Day Eat, Drink, Watch Movies screening of 'Chocolat' is sold out for Monday night, so be sure and tune in to Majic 95FM at 6:40am on Friday morning for the chance to win the last pair of tickets! Meanwhile, folks at the following places will be glad to help you choose the perfect chocolate gift for your sweet baboo.
"...Even More Chocolate!..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Hatching a Plan
Austin's emerging culinary creative class is sharing talent and resources to find the right recipe for success
"...certainly not the first Austin entrepreneur to finance his dreams with credit cards, but it's a safe bet that..."

June 18, 2004 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Chili, chocolate, and peaches have V.B.W. in a summer swoon
"...Chocolate..."

July 2, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
If visions of sugarplums are dancing in your head but the time or talent for holiday baking have yet to materialize, Virginia B. Wood has done the homework for you: This week's Food-o-File lists local bakeries cooking up Christmas sweets.
"...confectioners are ready and willing to make your sweet dreams come true. Russell's Bakery & Coffee Bar (3339 Hancock,..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
When it comes to Valentine's Day, those who don't get it are not going to get it
"...wait for a table most places. Our two Eat, Drink, Watch Movies screenings of Woman on Top sold out..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Eat, My Sweet
TheWay to a Lover's Heart...
"...Valentine's creations yet. Tantalizing appetizers, elegant entrées, and decadent chocolate treats abound -- along with heart-shaped confections of every..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Eat, My Sweet
TheWay to a Lover's Heart...
"...Valentine's creations yet. Tantalizing appetizers, elegant entrées, and decadent chocolate treats abound -- along with heart-shaped confections of every..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

After a Fashion
Somehow, Stephen has managed to milk attention to his birthday out of another week's column. You'd think they happen more frequently than once a year … perhaps at his age, they do? Plus, some Vivid cowboy news for those who may read this column for different reasons …
"...Tracie and Mimi at the beautiful new location of Wardrobe – right next door to Vickmay – and the..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Food-o-File
Food Editor Virginia B. Wood gets ready to attend the Southern Foodways Symposium.
"...By the time you read this, I'll be driving up legendary blues highway 61 in Mississippi, on the..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

17 of the Best Ice Cream Shops in Austin
From East Austin to Downtown, here are our favorite cold, creamy treats
"...ice cream. Something restorative hides within the combination of chocolate syrup and a waffle cone, sprinkles, and a cherry..."

Aug. 10, 2019 Food Post by Jessika Roth

Local Specialties to Enhance Your Austintatious Wedding
"...individual-serving, two-layer cakes covered with rolled fondant icing or white-chocolate couveture with icing flowers to match your colors or..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Since you've been good boys and girls this year, Virginia B. Wood fills your stockings with lumps of foodie news instead of coal.
"...the rum cakes are really exceptional: The original golden, chocolate, coconut, banana, and pineapple varieties were moist and full..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Central Texas barbecue hits the big time (again), 2 Dine 4 hits Pebble Beach (again), and Pato's is open (again)
"...AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Golf Tournament, catering to hundreds of hungry golf fans every day. Executives of IMI,..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood recounts the Chronicle's Eat Drink Watch Movies event for those who couldn't attend and divulges the latest culinary news in Austin.
"...Eat Drink Watch Movies..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

November
November, starring Courteney Cox, is a dense, dark head-trip of a movie that seems like the bastard offspring of Memento and Mullholland Dr.
"...python: It’s the bastard offspring of Memento and Mullholland Dr., and initially it’s just as challenging (some might say..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Capital Idea!
On the phone, on the Web, on the farm, or in the store: giving a little Austin to the foodies on your gift list
"...Mark and Alexandra Week's line of 17 chile-related condiments have such a..."

Dec. 5, 2003 Food Feature

Eat, Drink, Watch Movies
"...When we began planning the Eat, Drink, Watch Movies Film Festival as one of the events..."

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

Liquid Assets
Texas Hill Country Wine Lover's Wine Trail
"...recent vintages. We've put together a compendium with names, addresses, directions, and phone numbers to help you make your..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Mrs. Claus Delivers
Food Gifts for the Holidays
"...the fall letter is an in-depth study of dark chocolate, including a visit to the French chocolate manufacturer Valrhona..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Food Feature

Liquid Assets
Chronicle wine expert Wes Marshall serves up the latest best deals to wine lovers in Austin and updates readers on the festivities surrounding this year's Texas Hill Country Wine Lovers' Trail.
"...outside of the Rhone, but using the normal grapes. Drink it just slightly cool, about 60-65 degrees, and you'll..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Coach's Corner
In a very boring weekend, the very lowest point is watching the UT men's basketball team get thumped.
"...site. Kelly comes home with no shoes but with Dr. Chocolate chocolate-covered popcorn. I eat a lot of that...."

Feb. 16, 2001 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood on this week's events and news in Austin's culinary life
"...both weeks, I managed to put the wrong e-mail address in the listing for Tecolote Farm. When you e-mail..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Public Notice
Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.
"...our page 18. All of this was a total drag, especially in light of the first notice which announced..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

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