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Barbecue Summer Camp!
What is it about Texas and barbecue? Chronicle Food Editor Virginia B. Wood knows, and she knows we know, but the Southern Foodways Alliance is about to find out on their Taste of Texas Field Trip. Plus, "The Barbecue Song"!?
" this weekend, June 14 and 15, at the Driskill Hotel, the Victory Grill, Threadgill's World Headquarters, and other..."

June 14, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

After a Fashion
State Democrats party, David Byrne gets shorn, and "After a Fashion" readers learn more about how to be a good customer and how not to be a fashion victim.
"...Lounge Against the Machine benefit for SafePlace at the Driskill Hotel last Saturday night is that the producers were..."

Dec. 7, 2001 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Other Spook-taculars
"...Ghostly Dread at the Driskill An interactive comedy mystery in which a séance puts..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Arts Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...over the 1530 frequency last year. -- L.N. A Driskill Gala..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature

Austin Food + Wine Festival Tickets Go On Sale Today
More events, more celebrity chefs
"...and the Voices of Greater Calvary Gospel Choir, The Driskill Hotel and celebrate 130 years in a lavish meal..."

Jan. 20, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Man
Bobby “Blue” Bland (1930-2013) made me one too
" town those nights and likely staying at the Driskill Hotel across the street would also end up at..."

June 28, 2013 Music Post by Bill Bentley

The Town Was Hoppin'
Austin's music scene of the Fifties lives on in Ray Campi
" from Camp Swift or Fort Hood couldn't afford hotel rooms, so we'd rent them a cot for a..."

March 30, 2012 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

After a Fashion
Stephen finagles and whines. And you don't even have to read all the way through to the end of the column to get to that part.
"...Studio Communications, is doing the PR for Austin's W Hotel, so he'll be around more regularly. But since it..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Staying Power
Despite (or because of) its hotel bearings, Finn & Porter is a haute spot on the Austin dining scene
"...Hotel restaurants generally face a skeptical home crowd who assume..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
The 'Saveur' Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival
"...This party in the Sixth Street lobby of the Driskill Hotel will showcase their sweet creations complemented by dessert..."

April 2, 2004 Food Feature

Readers: Architecture & Lodging
"...Best Hotel/Motel, 1990-1991, 1993-94, 1997 (tie)..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Bittersweet Ending
Notes From the Republican Revolution
"...But several hundred supporters assembled in the Driskill Hotel Ballroom, the same room where Mauro's vanquisher, George..."

Nov. 6, 1998 News Feature

Faster Than Sound: White Horse and Sagebrush Regular Jordan Matthew Young Rises on The Voice
"You're just cool, man." – Nick Jonas
"...boyfriend – like seven of us. Staying in the hotel room alone was kind of incredible. It was just..."

April 9, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

30 Restaurants to Try in Downtown Austin
Eat some good food while you’re in town
"...Cafe & Bakery – named after the year the Driskill Hotel opened – has been serving comfort foods like..."

March 16, 2018 Food Feature by Acacia Coronado

Fall's Hottest Food Tickets
Our picks for the season's can't-miss events
" a cocktail party and book signing at the Hotel Ella (1900 Rio Grande). Tickets are $35 to benefit..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Gay Place: Christmas Bacon
Christmas bacon is on the menu at the ND again
"...for an award. Thu., Dec. 18, 6:30-8:30pm. Renaissance Austin Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Blvd. $75."

Dec. 19, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Behind the Case
Firehouse Lounge hits 'craft dive' stride
"...built in 1885 across from the then under construction Driskill Hotel. Later it became an office building, but it..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Food Feature by Gracie Salem

Second Helpings: Mother's Day Brunch, Sunday, May 13
It's your dime – make it count for your momma
"...The Driskill Hotel The famous mezzanine brunch tradition continues here during..."

May 4, 2012 Food Column

Interactive Introduction
All the info you need to follow our SXSW coverage, a list of the SXSW 2012 Interactive campuses, and how to Aurasma-fy our cover.
"...the service is free for all badgeholders. AT&T Conference Hotel..."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature Celebrates Rising Stars of Austin/San Antonio
Award ceremony comes to Texas
" culinary magazine,, at the Driskill Hotel. The magazine has been staging these events around..."

Feb. 29, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
Mardi Gras and Fasching celebrations, a whole-hog supper, and a journey to Cakes-a-lot
"...week culminates with the Fasching Ball at the Hangar Hotel (155 Airport Rd.) with music, entertainment, vodka and bourbon..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Holiday Dining Guide
"...Day. But there are other festive options as well. Hotels and Restaurants..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Food Feature

Xmas Day Feasts Around Town
Whether you observe the holiday or not, Austin offers plenty of variety for going out on Christmas Day. Don't forget to call ahead for reservations well before the big day.

Dec. 17, 2010 Food Feature

Family Matters
Downtown dining with young ones doesn't have to be daunting
"...The cafe in the historic Driskill hotel has an old-fashioned glamour and luxe decor that..."

June 11, 2010 Food Feature by Katherine Gregor

Top 10 Biscuit Breakfasts of 2008
From Austin, Texas, Benedict to migas and biscuits, Austin's Bs & G scene rules
" the Four Seasons: Yes, it's in a swank hotel, and TRIO is a steak house at night, but..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Food Feature by MM Pack

Watch Parties Tonight
Time to work on that post-election hangover
"...Texas Democratic Party: Driskill Hotel, 604 Sixth, 7pm..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Cabaret Theatre
To break in its new home in the Mansion at Judges' Hill, Austin Cabaret Theatre has booked a class act of the musical theatre: Lee Roy Reams
"...Scottish Rite Theatre. Mary Moody Northen Theatre. The Driskill Hotel. Chez Zee. For its first four seasons, catching..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Carol You Don't Know
There's much more to Ms. Channing than Dolly and Lorelei
" and score. As a blizzard raged outside his hotel room, composer Jerry Herman wrote what has become Channing's..."

July 22, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
Heritage Forge in the Homestead Heritage Traditional Crafts Village north of Waco preserves the ancient art of blacksmithing
"...made the lighting fixtures in the lobby of the Driskill Hotel in Austin and at the Badlands Hotel in..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Bright Lights, Inner City
When Austin's Eastside music scene was lit up like Broadway
"...and in more recent years, she played nearly every hotel bar in town...."

July 4, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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