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"...expected more tears," said one new arrival at the Driskill just as gubernatorial nominee Lupe Valdez ended her speech..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

What About Businesses' Loyalty to Musicians?
"...abruptly dismissed from their twice-weekly gig at the venerable Driskill Hotel, a gig they had held for more than..."

June 23, 2008 Postmarks

SXSW Comedy: The Daily Show Presents the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
Capturing the President's character in 140-character bursts
"...Library opened this Saturday on the mezzanine of the Driskill Hotel as part of SXSW Comedy, it was a..."

March 9, 2019 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Free to Brew
Tech to help aid the home beer- and coffee-maker
"...and the Way We Drink Sunday, March 15, 11am Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Rm...."

March 13, 2015 Food Feature by Ashley Moreno

Mourning the restaurant that brought Thai to Austin
"...refurbishment, the 1886 Cafe and Bakery in the historic Driskill Hotel reopens on Monday, Sept. 8 for breakfast, lunch,..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
Nov. 29-Dec. 5
"...› Driskill Tree Lighting Enjoy sweet bites and cider to the..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

'Stories From Deep in the Heart'
Austin teens use radio to preserve traditions, thanks to Texas Folklife
"...hear Kealing Middle School students chasing ghosts in the Driskill Hotel and rooting around in the Cathedral of Junk,..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Food Events
Anniversary celebrations, whiskey, wine, and more this week
"...› Help Austin's historic Driskill Hotel (Sixth & Brazos) celebrate 125 years in business..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
A guide to local foodie events during mid-November
" spirit with Big Reds & Bubbles at the Driskill Hotel (604 Brazos) to benefit the Wine & Food..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Foodie events around town for the week of Oct. 16-21
"...the annual Film & Food tasting event at the Driskill Hotel (604 Brazos). Cock-tails and culinary creations from some..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Nov. 14-20
"...and great local cuisine in the ballroom of the Driskill Hotel (Fifth & Brazos). Tickets are $60 for foundation..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Who's Responsible for the Littlefield Spill?
City and state hunting through archives to work out who will foot bill
"...the back alley between the Littlefield Building and the Driskill Hotel on Sixth Street burst and flushed through an..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

New restaurants, chefs at sea, and Lawrence Eguakun makes a comeback
"...the newly remodeled 1886 Bakery & Cafe at the Driskill Hotel (116 Sixth), complete with new chef Scott Halverson,..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Chado Tea Market
An infatuation becomes a market dedicated to the art of tea
"...Ingargiola came to Austin with a team of Dallas hotel professionals who took over management of the venerable Driskill..."

June 22, 2007 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

Texas Young Masters
Eight students from Austin have been named to the 2006 class of Young Masters as designated by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the Texas Cultural Trust Council
"...across the state honored at a luncheon at the Driskill Hotel on April 5. Villa also received the Applied..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top Shelf
Austin's offerings for a little kitchen reading
"...Not to be outdone, the folks at the historic Driskill Hotel just released a glamorous volume of their own,..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Arthouse Texas Prize: Big Winner Eileen Maxson!
A glittering crowd gathered in the Driskill Hotel on Friday, Nov. 4, to watch Eileen Maxson of Houston take home the first Arthouse Texas Prize
"...$30,000 honorarium attached. A glittering crowd gathered in the Driskill Hotel's grand hallway on Friday, Nov. 4, to watch..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Summer of the King 'B'
Relax, Schroeder! Beethoven gets his due at this year's Austin Chamber Music Festival.
"...kick things off at the opening gala at the Driskill Hotel on Wednesday, July 6. Festival artists will perform..."

July 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

In memoriam: The Central Texas barbecue family lost one of its most accomplished pit masters on Nov. 6. Laron Morgan, co-owner of Elgin's Cross Town Bar- B-Q, died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 51.
"...dishes from 10 of Austin's finest chefs in the Driskill Hotel ballroom. The event benefits the foundation's educational goals...."

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Cinematic Convergence
Oct. 14-21: The 11th annual Austin Film Festival
"...students) are available at 800/310-FEST, 478-4795, and at the Driskill Hotel and Waterloo Records. Individual tickets may also be..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Screens Feature

Local foodie friends throw a party to help David Pitre and Tecolote Farm, some sweet gift ideas, and more.
"...and wedding-cake decorators, such as Jimmy McMillan of the Driskill Hotel, Erin Hernandez of Barton Creek Country Club, Penny..."

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

I hope you saved your appetite for all of the news Virginia B. Wood is plating up.
"...Food Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7-10pm at the Driskill Hotel (604 Brazos). The party will feature food from..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood gives The Restaurant a room-temperature review, and plates up the latest local news in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...Driskill Hotel pastry chef Jimmy McFarland and his partner, Olivia,..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
"...of an online travel service as the "most romantic hotel" in San Antonio. Nestled in the older area of..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Short Cuts
More festival fever.
"...find a room at either the staid and stately Driskill Hotel or the more funkified Hotel San José down..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

The Napa Vintner's Association benefit for Any Baby Can
"...for Any Baby CanThursday, May 9, 7-9pm, at the Driskill Hotel..."

May 3, 2002 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Unsung Heroes
Chefs get the credit; sous chefs get dinner on the table.
"...his current position as executive sous chef in the Driskill Hotel kitchen. Like most hotel chefs, Tien works a..."

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

Shades of the Past
Austin's ghosts, from pioneer times to the present
"...The palatial Driskill Hotel, opened in 1886, is said to house more..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature

Survival of the Fittest?
The unlikely story behind the Austin-based black comedy, Natural Selection.
" a major New York production company at the Driskill Hotel bar and signed to an exclusive writing contract..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Off the Desk
Willie Lewis announces his re-election bid for city council, opposing Thomas Hollywood Henderson and police officer Danny Thomas; Intel is looking for land in Austin, SOS is being honored for smart growth work.
"...Smart Growth savvy were architect Sinclair Black, the renovated Driskill Hotel, and the Sutton Company, residential builders...."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

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