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El Gallo Jiro
"...stretch of road between the Interstate and Highway 290 developed a distinguished reputation for lowbrow post-club eating among nightclub..."

Jan. 19, 1996 Food Feature

Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos
First animated Mexican movie to receive wide release in the States
"...Directed by: Gabriel Riva Palacio Alatriste...."

Sept. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

El Gringo & the Red House
Amid lounging hipsters, comfort food with a sophisticated spin
"...El Gringo & the Red House..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

The El Paso Connection
Longtime Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival Contest judges Henry and Fred Alvarado and Carlos Contreras
"...and their compadre Carlos Contreras grew up together in El Paso; they all moved to Austin in the early..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Food Feature by MM Pack

Pride of the Eastside
The movers and shakers behind El Gallo want you to rethink how movies get made
"...confront and alter the very future of filmmaking, music, storytelling, social networking, community-based funding, exhibition, and distribution, and, last..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Austin Landmarks on the Menu
"...El Gallo2910 S. Congress, 444-6696 Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 8am-11pm;..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

The Fantasticks
Deep in your heart, you should "follow." Released just a few years ago, this film version of the Off Broadway workhorse captures the feeling of the innocent and bygone era of movie musicals. But it differs from the original work's romantic minimalism as it opens up the play cinematically.
"...Directed by: Michael Ritchie. Starring: Joel Grey, Barnard Hughes, Jonathon Morris, Joe..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Bragging rights and the latest flavors round out this week's "Food-o-File."
"...As an editor, I'm very well aware of just how lucky I am to have..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

¡Viva Mariachi!
Spice up your evenings with Austin mariachi
"...rock or rap. Music, lest we forget, can be delightful, gay, and harmonious; for many centuries it was actually..."

March 6, 2009 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Best of Both Worlds
El Sapo wows with Tex-Mex burger mix
"...El Sapo Botanas y Burgers1900 Manor Rd., 512/366-5154 Mon.-Thu., 11am-10pm;..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Take Five
Recommended at Cine las Americas
"...the Blue Starlite Drive-In (2326 E. Cesar Chavez). See for complete lineup and ticket info...."

April 22, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Restaurant Roulette
A sampling of eateries from the ‘Chronicle’ Restaurant Guide
"...the fork in the road does other things very well, too, including fish, chicken, and beef. 4206 Duval St.,..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature

Mexican Food 101
Whether your cheese is white or yellow, Austin's embarrassment of Mexican food riches is only matched by its love of barbecue
"...used the local cuisines in campaigns and promotions, inadvertently helping to build their fame. Graduates of local colleges (my..."

March 6, 2009 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Landmarks on the Menu
Pay tribute to old Austin with a visit to one of these 19 landmark restaurants
"...detours dot the Downtown and campus-area landscapes, making it entirely likely that your hallowed college hangout has recently been..."

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

Take Five
Recommended at Cine las Americas
"...boast, it's hard not to get exclamatory. Sergio Carvajal's El Gallo is a locally produced miniseries in the making..."

April 22, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Second Helpings: Tex-Mex
Tex-Mex restaurants in this week's "Second Helpings"
"...The weekly Chronicle feature "Second Helpings" offers readers the opportunity to sample tasty, bite-sized restaurant..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Food Column

Second Helpings: Tex-Mex
Food writer Rachel Feit serves up local Tex-Mex in this week's "Second Helpings."
"...The weekly Chronicle feature "Second Helpings" offers readers the opportunity to sample tasty, bite-sized restaurant..."

March 31, 2000 Food Column

Beautiful Songs and Good, Heavy Sounds
"...street parties, and where UT football fans converge to celebrate victories or drown their defeats. But when Sixth Street..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

Second SXSW 2019 Band List
Black Midi, Jealous of the Birds, Deerhunter, and 247 others
"...Black Midi hasn’t yet released a song. Nevertheless, following a benediction from fellow London..."

Nov. 28, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Mourning Our Losses
"...Dear Editor, Thanks for your timely article but this really saddens me and those of..."

Sept. 15, 2018 Postmarks

AISD: Insurgents and Ed Austin Win 3 of 4
Hinojosa won by the biggest margin
"...Gina Hinojosa, the civil rights lawyer who defeated Mary Ellen Pietruszynski by more than 50,000 votes to take the..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Fantasticks
A sluggish pace hinders but doesn't spoil this classic Shakespeare-esque musical
"...To seal the deal, they engage the services of El Gallo the magician (Dan Sullivan) to play a hoax...."

Oct. 22, 2010 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Try To Remember
How two kids from UT changed the course of the American musical
" these talented gentlemen, however, at the time they helped develop that musical survey of the 20th century's first..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tom Russell's Sound and Vision
"...Americana pioneer Tom Russell may be most widely known for his songwriting, which..."

Feb. 14, 2008 Music Post by Doug Freeman

In Memoriam: Joe York
Joe York, who for more than 20 years was the city's leading leading man and one of its most gifted theatre directors and designers, has died
"...Austin has lost one of its most beloved theatre artists. Joe York, who for more than two..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...than my father." – Austin Republican state Rep. Terry Keel, trying to assure colleagues that his proposed changes to..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Market Watch
Are the big five of Austin's busy farmers' markets competing or cooperating?
"...It's not as if a farmers' market is a novel idea. The U.S. is chock-full of markets in virtually..."

April 9, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Into Town
Will Austin shoppers support a Downtown farmers' market?
"...again be the site of commerce, community interaction, and celebration with music and food, in keeping with its established..."

May 2, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Fantasticks
Although Austin Playhouse's revival of The Fantasticks is burdened with more than a few trips and stumbles, the show has evident charms, and here familiarity breeds not contempt but something warmer.
"...The Fantasticks: Well-Worn but Comforting..."

June 29, 2001 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

The state of Texas is busy with culinary contests; Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood gives the details.
"...While many Austinites celebrate the annual pandemonious potted pork party known as SPAMARAMA™..."

March 31, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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