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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

Food-o-file
Everything you need to know about Easter Sunday in Austin
"...got me to looking elsewhere for seasonal delights. New Driskill Hotel Executive Pastry Chef Mark Chapman has packed the..."

March 25, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
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

Food-o-File
Pace yourself and brace yourself: October is a very busy month for foodies
"...Festival and benefits the Young Filmmakers Program in the Driskill (Sixth and Brazos) ballroom. Join the party after the..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
V.B.W. dishes out the scoops
"...as the Cafe at the Four Seasons and the Driskill Grille, which is a worthy aspiration. And over on..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
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

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood grooves to smooth yet rocking Austin restaurant scene.
"...Best Restaurants," Austin is very well represented by the Driskill Grill, Wink, Hoover's Cooking, Las Manitas, John Mueller's Barbecue,..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Young, Strong, and Getting Stronger
The Austin Film Festival Turns 10
"...Thursday, Oct. 9, 7:30pm at the Driskill; Sunday, Oct. 12, 9:30pm at the Driskill..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Screens Feature by Courtney Fitzgerald

Food-o-File
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

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.
"...to the Iron Cactus (606 Trinity, 472-9240), and the Driskill Grill (Seventh & Brazos, 474-5911) then culminates at the..."

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

Food-o-file
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

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood offers up a little sample of everything in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...big leagues in that high-profile, Big Apple kitchen. Former Driskill sous chef Tien Ho is there, too. For a..."

June 13, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood simmers down quite a stew of news in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...that got lost in the festival whirlwind was that Driskill Executive Chef David Bull was named as one of..."

May 2, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

A Shared Vision
MM Pack reports on the combination of generosity and hard work that built the Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts at Travis High School.
"...partner/sponsors are the Austin Hotel/Motel Association, Texas Restaurant Association, Driskill Grill and Bar, Hyatt Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel, St...."

Oct. 11, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

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

Food-o-File
Arson at the Salt Lick and the Salt Lick in The New York Times: What are the odds for both to happen in week? Virginia B. Wood fills you in, while telling all about the Texas Culinary Academy, in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...Brennan's in Houston and chef David Bull of Austin's Driskill Grill. Guests will be treated to samples of traditional..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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"!?
"...place 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

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

After a Fashion
The Texas Film Hall of Fame honors the legs that launched a thousand clips -- Texas legend Cyd Charisse, and your Style Avatar is off and running in the SXSW sweepstakes.
"...all tucked away in some cozy corner of the Driskill Bar, yakking away like best girlfriends. "No," he snapped..."

March 15, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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

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

For Your Consideration ...
Austin Film Festival Preview
"...(10/11, 11:30pm, Driskill; 10/14, 9:30pm, Driskill)LETHAL FORCE..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Screens Feature

Food-o-File
Things used to slow down here in the summer, but it looks like June could be the busiest month of the year for Austin-area chefs.
"...the Navajo Grill in Fredericksburg, David Bull of the Driskill, Kevin Williamson of Ranch 616 and Ella's, Sam Dickey..."

June 22, 2001 Food Column 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

Architecture & Lodging
"...Best HotelDriskill..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Lust for Life
Ahhh … the good old daze
"...lineup the likes of which neither Austin nor the Driskill Hotel has seen since: Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Bob..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Survival of the Fittest?
The unlikely story behind the Austin-based black comedy, Natural Selection.
"...by 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

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

Oct. 30, 1998 Arts Feature

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