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Driskill Grill
We like this place. A lot.
"...Driskill Grill..."

July 21, 2006 Food Review by Barbara Chisholm

Defining World-Class
When Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood moved to Austin 30 years ago, the Driskill was a run-down, pitiful shadow of a formerly grand hotel threatened with foreclosure and destruction. Now its new owners want it to be a world-class destination. How does the Driskill Grill define "world-class"?
"...The Driskill GrillThe Driskill Hotel, 474-5911..."

May 19, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Afternoon Class
The Driskill's Royal Victorian Spring Tea
"...The Driskill..."

April 29, 2005 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Undiscovered Jewels
Formula One visitors get a taste of Austin's best hotel dining
"...($15) and dirty rice stuffed quail ($15), followed by grilled whole fish paired with spicy broccoli, crispy shallots, and..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
From campus to the convention center, new executive chefs are courting culinary connoisseurs
"...business this summer. When chef Josh Watkins left the Driskill Grill, it was announced that he would be working..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Weekend Repast
Brunch in Austin
"...The Driskill GrillThe Driskill Hotel, Seventh & Brazos, 474-5911..."

March 16, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Summer Specials to Entice You
Free kids' meals, seasonal specials, food and drink bargains galore
"...While the 1886 Cafe & Bakery in the historic Driskill Hotel is being updated this summer, the Driskill Grill..."

July 1, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Ten of Austin's Top Sommeliers
A guide to somm-built wine lists in town
"...Driskill Grill – Scott Ota..."

July 9, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Food Events
Cultivate your culinary tastes, from the gluten-free to the bug friendly
"...and regular food for the potluck dinner. Davison will grill and serve bugs and talk about the edibility and..."

June 22, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Congress
Former Driskill luminaries dazzle again at Congress
"...return to the local dining scene. Dining at the Driskill Grill in its heyday, with Bull at the helm..."

April 22, 2011 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

New Year's Eve Dining & Lodging
It's time to start making reservations, party people
"...DINNER AT THE DRISKILL GRILLE Start your New Year's Eve off the correct..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Food Feature by Sara Robberson

2010 Thanksgiving Feasts Around Town
Let someone else jockey for oven space – there are plenty of options for taking the family out this year
"...DRISKILL HOTEL The famous brunch tradition continues: 10am-3pm. This is..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Food Feature

Film to Table
The Austin Film Festival celebrates two Austin obsessions
"...– Troy Knapp, executive chef at the Driskill Grill..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Food Feature by Nadia Chaudhury

2011 Thanksgiving Feasts Around Town
"...The Driskill Hotel The famous brunch tradition continues, with multiple seatings..."

Nov. 18, 2011 Food Feature

Thanksgiving Roulette
Feast around town
"...DRISKILL HOTEL The famous mezzanine brunch tradition continues with seatings..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Food Feature

The Wine Enthusiast
June Rodil's passion for wine has shaped her career and the way Austin drinks
"...landing a job as a cocktail waitress at the Driskill. As she completed her degree, she moved up the..."

June 27, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Food-o-File
Dining options in Austin's far-flung suburbs are definitely improving
"...contrasting flowers – perfect for party or wedding favors... Driskill Hotel (604 Brazos, 391-7162, www.driskillhotel.com) Executive Chef Jonathan Gelman..."

April 24, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood demands the restoration of the Schlotzsky's Original.
"...August pie-and-cake sale. The executive pastry chef at the Driskill Hotel is Jimmy McMillan. Sample his elegant plated desserts..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food and a Movie
Strategic local restaurant suggestions to enhance your SXSW Film Festival schedule
"...• Just a few doors down, Mará­kesh Cafe & Grill (906 Congress) dishes inexpensive but superb Middle Eastern sandwiches..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Food-o-File
As she gears up to lead the Travel Channel's Epicurious on a Central Texas barbecue tour, Virginia B. Wood still finds the time to fill you in on the good news and the bad news among Austin foodies.
"...notices posted on their doors... The District Bar & Grill has closed, and the corner space at West Sixth..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Local food events
"...• Austin's historic 122-year-old Driskill Hotel (Sixth & Brazos, www.driskillhotel.com) celebrates its most recent..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Driskill 1886 Cafe & Bakery
Driskill 1886 Cafe & Bakery is home of impressive chefs and bad food service
"...Driskill 1886 Cafe & Bakery604 Brazos, 391-7121 Sunday-Thursday, 6:30am-10pm; Friday-Saturday,..."

May 23, 2008 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

Spend Halloween in a Local Haunted Hotel
Austin's historic Driskill Hotel offers a "ghostly" special package deal for All Hallows Eve.
"...This time of year, Austin's historic Driskill Hotel (6th & Brazos, 391-1712) makes the most of..."

Oct. 28, 2008 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Christmas Dining in Austin
Here are your last minute dining recommendations, slackers
"...The Driskill Grill Covers Your Christmas Christmas Eve and Christmas Day..."

Dec. 23, 2017 Chron Events Post by Mark Fagan

SXSW Downtown Dining Guide
So you’re hungry at SXSW?
"...3) SouthBites Trailer Park604 Driskill St. Art of Tacos, Bowl'd Up, Chi'Lantro BBQ, DFG..."

March 10, 2017 Food Feature by The Food Staff

Eat It
So you're hungry at SXSW?
"...3) SouthBites Trailer Park604 Driskill St. Happy Lobster, Nomad Street Cuisine, Salt & Straw,..."

March 18, 2016 Food Feature by The Food Staff

Food-o-File
More openings on the horizon
"...flavors... Speaking of local hotel restaurants, word is the Driskill Grill will emerge from a few weeks of closure..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Austin food lovers rejoice!
"...but my favorite dish of the evening was the Driskill Grill's divine scallop and foie gras "corn dog" paired..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Top 9 Savory Bites of 2009*
From the Driskill Grill to Flying Falafel & Po-Boys, Austin is far from lacking in savory delights
"...4) CREAMED CORN AND GRILLED ASPARAGUS side dishes at Perla's were simple and fresh,..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
TRIO at the Four Seasons' Todd Duplechan won the Texas Chef Showdown last week during Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up, and the event's produce proved that even corporate restaurants are supporting local food sources
"...at the Four Seasons, and Stephen Bonin of the Driskill Grill – were supplied with proteins from Texas sources..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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