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Sex Sells: 40 Years of Forbidden Fruit
Terri Lynn Raridon gives Austin over to absolute pleasure
"...was out there, at the Doc Johnson factory, when Forbidden Fruit got raided and busted in the summer of..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Forbidden Fruit: Exit, Chased by the Bare
Austin's favorite naughty business closes Downtown location
"...Forbidden Fruit is pulling out too soon? Well, no, the..."

Aug. 19, 2011 News Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Strange Fruit
Pineapple and pizza has had a grip on Tom Reavley for almost as long as he can remember. He remembers one day when the glorious combination stripped him of his innocence.
"...early in the morning to haggle for the best fruit. By the time the rest of the household awoke,..."

March 31, 2000 Features Feature by Tom Reavley

We Have an Issue: Let’s Talk About Sex
The pioneering adult toy shop Forbidden Fruit turns 40
"...week's cover story, Wayne Alan Brenner's lively profile of Forbidden Fruit, which celebrates 40 years in business this fall...."

Nov. 5, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...Austin kinky and twinky for more than 30 years, Forbidden Fruit specializes in all kinds of erotic gear. BDSM?..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...your fetish fantasies become reality. You will head to Forbidden Fruit. You will buy some kinky gear. You will..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Best of Austin Feature

Paul
Two comic-book geeks (played by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost) encounter an alien (voiced by Seth Rogen) in Area 51.
"...even sillily raunchy – like a preteen stringing the forbidden fruit of four-letter words together and making non sequiturs..."

March 25, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Best Lingerie/Naughty Store
Forbidden Fruit
"...The law-abiding folks at the aptly (and deliciously) named Forbidden Fruit have been advocating healthy Austin sex lives and..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
"...abrupt decision to take a big bite of the forbidden fruit isn't credible; you never believe this woman has..."

Aug. 28, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...Forbidden Fruit says it’s “dedicated to your body’s needs,” and..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...things come in small packages” must’ve been talking about Forbidden Fruit. This tiny shop is stockpiled with the best..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...The missionary position can be quite continental, but Forbidden Fruit is a girl's best friend. Adam, Eve, and..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...Austin cool, tattooed and pierced maybe but never rough. Forbidden Fruit's after-hours adult education runs equally Barry White –..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...Female-owned, female-operated, and serving everybody, the staff at Forbidden Fruit can put you totally at ease when assisting..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...is the holy grail for seekers of that delicious forbidden fruit. Its workshops syllabi run the gamut from stripping..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Best of Austin Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Sex Toy Coming Out Party
Forbidden Fruit, Saturday, April 12, 2008
"...loosen up, but we finally did, and to celebrate, Forbidden Fruit is having a Sex Toy Coming Out Party..."

April 11, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...the spice and kinkiness desired for a hoochie-coochie masterpiece, Forbidden Fruit specializes in toys, accessories, and pretty much anything..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...Austin's favorite G-string Garden of Eden, Forbidden Fruit has remained the apple of our fair city's..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Best of Austin Feature

Best Naughty Business
Forbidden Fruit
"...staff so erudite in the ways of the carnal, Forbidden Fruit will make anyone (yes people, anyone) feel like..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Best of Austin Feature

Best Lingerie/Naughty
Forbidden Fruit
"...ain't seen nothing yet if you ain't been to Forbidden Fruit. Yes, it's the place where the definition of..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

Best Lingerie/Naughty
Forbidden Fruit
"...Naughty, naughty Austinites ... it seems that Forbidden Fruit has stolen your hearts and lowered your inhibitions..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Best of Austin Feature

Best Ooo-la-la Photographer
Bob Sherman for Forbidden Fruit
"...in The Austin Chronicle, perennial "Best Naughty Shop" winner Forbidden Fruit runs some yummy softcore photo ad. Every week,..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Best Lingerie/Naughty
Forbidden Fruit
"...Sade (with maybe a little Models Inc. thrown in), Forbidden Fruit departs its teenhood (it'll be 20 next year)..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Top 10 Arts Stories You Cared About the Most
From racist comedy to new books, returning theatre, and new textile joy, the most read stories about the Austin arts scene in 2021
"...the pandemic closure. 4) “Sex Sells: 40 Years of Forbidden Fruit” by Wayne Alan Brenner, Nov. 5 But of..."

Dec. 17, 2021 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Keeping Austin Kinky
Ditch the Wikihow articles – learn from the sexperts
"...Enter Forbidden Fruit’s sex workshops, the adult-themed emporium’s monthly classes about..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Claus & Effect
The holiday how-to guide for the perpetually perplexed
"...at Farm to Market, Waterloo Records, Pink Salon, MonkeyWrench, Forbidden Fruit, Jo's Coffee, and at www.souppeddler.com...."

Dec. 15, 2006 Features Feature by Meredith Barnhill

Austin's Adult Store and Sex Shop Roundup
Get naughty locally
"...Forbidden Fruit..."

Feb. 3, 2018 Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Best of Austin – Friday
BOA all day, erryday
"...4909 Airport, 512/452-4750. www.mjbakery.com. Forbidden FruitBest Naughty Business, 2014..."

March 20, 2015 Features Feature

Res Publica
Civic calendar of events, Aug. 25-Sept. 1
"...FORBIDDEN FRUIT CLOSING PARTY Celebrate the history of this Downtown..."

Aug. 26, 2011 News Column

Oops!
"...story on the closure of the Downtown location of Forbidden Fruit ("Forbidden Fruit: Exit, Chased by the Bare," Aug...."

Aug. 26, 2011 Column

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