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Best of Austin: The Driskill Hotel
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"...Upscale, classic, and a BOA all-time winner, The Driskill does have a minor issue: Some of the guests..."

Sept. 11, 2013 Best of Austin Post by Neha Aziz

Eurythmics' Annie Lennox Encountered a Friendly Ghost at The Driskill Hotel
Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano wrote a song about it
" this Halloween season with a visit to the Driskill...."

Oct. 26, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

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

July 21, 2006 Food Review by Barbara Chisholm

Scenes From the Driskill
Dems election watch party
"...come in? Random conversations from room parties at the Driskill ... Mike Martinez is spending the evening on the..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Wild Party at the Driskill
Democrats are mighty happy
"...If you're thinking of coming down to the Driskill to celebrate, please don't – they couldn't possibly fit..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Photos From the Driskill
The Democrats are feeling good
"...The Democratic crowd has assembled at the Driskill in pretty big numbers, and the mood is carefully..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Who's Got Rooms Tonight at the Driskill?
Invite us to your room party!
" hearty crowd are wisely booking rooms at the Driskill Hotel tonight, site of the Dems Election Night Watch..."

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

More Photos From the Driskill
It's crazy down here!

Nov. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

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

Sipping Between the Lines
Chronicle wine writer Wes Marshall reviews the wine lists at two Austin hotels, the Driskill and the Four Seasons.
"...Driskill Hotel604 Brazos, 474-5911..."

March 17, 2000 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

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

April 29, 2005 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Feel a Draft?
That's the Writers Guild Foundation's exhibit
" tucked back in the north end of the Driskill Hotel mezzanine. Meet the Writers Guild Foundation's Scribble-to-Screen exhibit...."

Oct. 26, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

CultureMap Reveals 2013 Tastemaker Award Nominees
Celebration to recognize winners scheduled for April 11
"...this week, CultureMap hosted a reception at the historic Driskill Hotel to announce the nominees for their second annual..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Big Reds and Bubbles
An elegant kickoff to the Austin holiday season
"...“Big Reds and Bubbles”, to be held at the Driskill Hotel (6th & Brazos) on Nov. 7 from 6:30..."

Oct. 29, 2013 Food Post by Margaret Shugart

Martinez Labors While Other Dems Party
Cap Metro strike: What a bummer
"...celebrating Obama's historic victory and kicking back at the Driskill Hotel last night, Council Member Mike Martinez remained serious-faced..."

Nov. 5, 2008 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Undiscovered Jewels
Formula One visitors get a taste of Austin's best hotel dining
"...a dozen other Texas beers. – Wes Marshall The Driskill Hotel: Driskill Grill and 1886 Cafe & Bakery604 Brazos,..."

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

Hazardous Hoofers
Jaywalking is No Mean Feet
"...testify on a proposed $700,000 deal to upgrade the Driskill Hotel at Sixth and Brazos with state-of-the-art wheelchair accessibility..."

June 12, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

For Your Consideration ...
Austin Film Festival Preview
"...(10/13, 7:30pm, Driskill; 10/15, 7:15pm, Driskill)COW MONKEY..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Screens Feature

"...even managed to turn Barry White into pure pop. (Driskill Hotel Crystal Ballroom, 10pm) -- Peter Blackstock..."

March 14, 1997 Music 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

2001 Austin Film Festival Schedule
"...Shorts Program 2 (9:30pm)DriskillMiserable Comforters* (7pm)..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Screens Feature

2001 Austin Film Festival Schedule
"...Shorts Program 2 (9:30pm)DriskillMiserable Comforters* (7pm)..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Screens Feature

Chow Downtown
Dining in the Heart of Austin
"...The Driskill Hotel Dining Room..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Food Feature

SXSW Panels: Woke Food
SXSW food track navigates contemporary food systems
"...Is Making Meals More Communal Monday, March 13, the Driskill..."

March 14, 2017 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Chef Genealogy
Tracing culinary family trees to the roots of four local mentors
" 1994, and brought national attention to Austin's historic Driskill Hotel during his tenure there from 1999-2007. He returned..."

Sept. 16, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Full-Court Press
Meet the slam-dunk speakers of SXSports
"...The Battle of Game Day Experience Friday, March 7, 3:30pmDriskill Hotel Ballroom..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

In the Blue Corner: Austin Film Festival
The festival dedicated to every part of storytelling on screen is back for its 20th anniversary
"...presence on both sides of the lens. (Saturday, 3:45pm, Driskill Ballroom)..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

Austin Landmarks on the Menu
Pay tribute to old Austin with a visit to one of these 19 landmark restaurants
"...Cattle baron Jesse Driskill completed his luxurious hotel at what was then the..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

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

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

From campus to the convention center, new executive chefs are courting culinary connoisseurs
" 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

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