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Dick Clark Leaves UT Major Gifts
Late architect funds chair, scholarship at Architecture School
"...on Congress) to the neighborhoods surrounding UT (Guadalupe 31, Granite Cafe, Fino) to the Highland Lakes (the Grove Wine..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Day Trips: Llano River Slab, Kingsland
Dip into this not-so-secret swimming hole, but save the cooking for the professionals
"...access where the river spreads out over a pink granite outcropping...."

July 15, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Dip, Sip, & ’Que: A Texas Trilogy
Day Trips on the best barbecue and swimming holes in Central Texas
"...a bite to eat at the Blanco Bowling Club Cafe. In the evenings, the four 9-pin bowling lanes in..."

June 30, 2016 Columns Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Dram Shop Girl
Native daughter Carson McHone comes a courtin'
"...owned Hill Country Brewing. They brewed Balcones Fault Red Granite and the Pale Malt Extra Special Bitter. He knew..."

July 31, 2015 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...While in Austin, Gabe Thompson worked at Spaghetti Warehouse, Granite Cafe, Asti, and Emilia's before striking out for Portland,..."

Feb. 28, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Chef Genealogy
Tracing culinary family trees to the roots of four local mentors
"...Fox was executive chef for Reed Clemons' Restaurant Group (Granite Cafe, Mezzaluna, Bitter End) from 1993-1999 before opening Asti..."

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

The New Look of Fine Dining
Austin's emerging restaurant empires
" Austin since the days when Mark Miller's Coyote Cafe famously flopped after less than two years in business...."

Feb. 14, 2014 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Remember the Chef
"...A few years later, after his success with the Granite Cafe, he recruited me to be the chef of..."

Feb. 13, 2014 Postmarks

Emerging Foodscapes
Austin restaurants get serious about design
"...restaurants in the Nineties and early Aughties – The Granite Cafe (now Fino), the Bitter End*, Kenichi, Star Bar,..."

June 14, 2013 Arts Feature by Rachel Feit

Luke's Inside Out
Here you'll find some of the most delectable, exotic sandwiches and appetizers in Austin
"...Bibby, whose successful career has included the Granite Cafe, Jeffrey's, Shoreline, Brio, and more than a decade..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Culinary Checklist
Be sure to check our list for great tasty culinary gift ideas!
"...Store has everything needed to get started. Get a Granite Ware enameled canner and a seven-jar capacity wire rack..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Food Feature

Mobile Food
Some tips on getting a foot in the door of the trailer business
" to very few additional employees, even a small cafe requires at least a dozen. With dependent staff and..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Openings, licenses, and more foodie news around town
"...plenty of fanfare. The Tuscan-inspired building features a large, granite-topped wine-tasting bar; a 45-seat classroom for wine education events;..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
Highway 16 winds through the heart of Texas like the seam of a colorful quilt
"...climb to an elevation of 1,825 feet atop the granite dome at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Take FM..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Landmarks on the Menu
Pay tribute to old Austin with a visit to one of these 19 landmark restaurants
"...scene with nationally recognized fine-dining spots, wine bars, comfort-food cafes, and an ever-expanding array of enticing ethnic choices. All..."

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

No Lonesome Tune
Retiring the dean of Texas songwriters? Fat chance.
"...A Mount Rushmore of Texas troubadours would slot his granite face, as well as the sharp features of his..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen
A great wine guide, good eats, Reed Clemons hits West Lake
"...End Bistro & Brewery, the B-Side bar, Mezzaluna, the Granite Cafe, and Capitol Brasserie. Those are all gone now,..."

March 7, 2008 Food Review by Wes Marshall

TRIO at the Four Seasons
Along with a name change, TRIO at the Four Seasons on Lady Bird Lake has reinvented itself in ambience, decor, menu, and wine list
" a new image – what was formerly the Cafe at the Four Seasons on Town Lake is now..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Food Review by MM Pack

Boomtown Dining
Eleven more reasons to make a trip to Marble Falls
"...was the beauty of the Colorado River tumbling over granite boulders, and next it was the distinctive pink granite..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
"...The marina provides the only convenience store and waterfront cafe for miles, along with cabins and RV spaces. The..."

June 2, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Simple, Straightforward, and Satisfying
A legendary restaurateur's latest venture is another success
"...all the rage, he had his first hit with Granite Cafe. The public's taste turned to pasta and designer..."

April 14, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Fino, Finally
The Foxes' second success
"...2004 scouting potential locations and took over the former Granite Cafe space just north and west of the UT..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Comings and goings on SoCo; plus, Boggy Creek Farm takes a break
"...fare and the attractive new decor in the former Granite Cafe space... After months of anticipation, the Manor Road..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Our readers talk back.
"...she refers to in Oak Hill is the Satellite Cafe, not the Signature Cafe; and..."

July 1, 2005 Column

'Y' Errors Corrected
"...she refers to in Oak Hill is the Satellite Cafe, not the Signature Cafe; and 2) the pink granite..."

June 28, 2005 Postmarks

Y Not?
The battle over AMD's move to Lantana is a one-tract skirmish in a larger war over the uncertain future of Central Texas
"...sit-down restaurant in Oak Hill. It's called the Signature Cafe. Its tiny patio – a cheery place with potted..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Godzilla vs. the Green Screen
Austin special effects artists can kill you with a squib or with a CGI bullet hit, gore it up with pig entrails or digitally composited blood, and create just about anything you can imagine with their bare hands or software. Does the industry need both?
"...and correction abilities (the scheme worked), to Match Frame, Granite House, Milkshake, Action Figure, and more, always more, the..."

April 22, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Tom Pederson's Cocoa Puro is prevalent; plus, coming, goings, and more in this week's roundup of Austin food news
" 29th and San Gabriel to be vacated by Granite Cafe (2905 San Gabriel, 472-6483) at the end of..."

Dec. 3, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Attention, chocoholics; plus, the Granite Cafe is eroding
"...Sam Dickey called to say that Granite Cafe (2905 San Gabriel, 472-6483) will be closing when..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Sea Change
At 7, the customer has much more control, but at what cost?
"...and his business partner Sam Dickey, veteran of the Granite Cafe, were ready to jump on it. Though they..."

July 30, 2004 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

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