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Habanero Mexican Cafe
We break the eat-but-don't-tell rule with this small and delicious eatery
"...Habanero Mexican Cafe501 W. Oltorf, 416-0443 Sunday-Monday, 7am-3pm; Tuesday-Thursday, 7am-5pm;..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Food Review by Mick Vann

Winners
"...Honorable Mentions: Habanero Mexican Cafe, Thistle Cafe on Sixth, Curra's Grill..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Food Feature

The Best of Food in 2007
Top 10 Sandwiches of 2007
"...El Cubano, Cafe Mangu, 15200 FM 1825, Pflugerville, 512/990-3121. A pan-Caribbean riff..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Food Feature by MM Pack

19th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Contest
If you didn't make it to the fest to sample salsas, take this list of winners to the grocery store
"...Honorable Mention: Habanero Mexican Cafe, Kenichi INDIVIDUALS Red Sauce..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Best of Food in 2007
The best of 2007 in bites, wines, surprises, and, of course, quotes from Ratatouille

Jan. 4, 2008 Food Feature

The Censure of Attention
Coyote Cafe's High Profile Cuisine
"...Coyote Cafe..."

Jan. 12, 1996 Food Feature

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
Past winners
"...SV: 1) Barry McAfee; 2) Gary Smith; 3) Michael Walters..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Food Feature

Lots of Winners at the Hot Sauce Festival
The 20th annual Hot Sauce Festival judges crowned old and new winners alike
"...and Aztexan Pepper Co., plus hard-charging second-year winners: Logan's Habanero Relish and Ariel Zarate-Carmona's Don't Panic Hispanic Salsa. The..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
"...SV: 1) Barry McAfee; 2) Gary Smith; 3) Michael Walters..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Food Feature

22nd Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
Congratulations to all our hot sauce contenders
"...well, with both El Nuevo Mexico and Buenos Aires Cafe garnering third place finishes for the first time. In..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners: 1991-2004
"...SV: 1) Barry McAfee; 2) Gary Smith; 3) Michael Walters 1996..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Food Feature

Hot Sauce Festival Winners 2017
The critics and people have spoken
"...Restaurant 1st: Veracruz All Natural 2nd: Sazón 3rd: Eldorado Cafe..."

Aug. 21, 2017 Food Post by James Renovitch

23rd Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
The heat was on
"...to South Austin must have invigorated the El Chile Cafe & Cantina kitchen, because this year is a first..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Among the Smoldering Embers
The 17th annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival: Contest results
"...Honorable Mentions: Antonio's Tex-Mex, El Caribe Mexican Restaurant, Copa Bar & Grill, Cafe Serranos, Kenichi Restaurant..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Afterburn
The 16th 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival: contest results
"...repeat winners emerge in the restaurant category: El Caribe Mexican Restaurant (5601 N. Lamar, 452-6207) took home prizes in..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

What’s Your Margarita Personality Type?
Twelve local options for getting your margarita party on
"...Mostly As: Bad Boujee & Boozie at El Alma Cafe y Cantina..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Food-O-File
"...Street and Duval. The owners of Captain Quackenbush's Espresso Cafe (2120 Guadalupe, 472-4477) will open Quack's 43rd Street Bakery..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Food Column

The Best Micheladas in Austin
No Bloody Marys here
"...were found at only a few places in Austin. Mexican restaurants like Polvo's and Evita's Botanitas started adding them..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

The Brunch Bunch
Heavenly hash, Bloody Mary bars, and eggs six ways to Sunday
"...Pastures (811 W. Live Oak, www.greenpasturesrestaurant.com) and the lush Mexican hacienda, Fonda San Miguel (2330 North Loop, www.fondasanmiguel.com) –..."

March 14, 2014 Food Feature

Top 10 Breads
"...10. Hyde Park Bakery and Cafe..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Food Feature

Fresh Planet Cafe
"...Fresh Planet Cafe 601 N. Lamar, 476-0902..."

July 21, 2000 Food Review by Anne S. Lewis

Hot Sauce Festival Winners 2018
The judges – and the people – have crowned their local hot sauce royalty
"...Restaurant 1st: Posse East 2nd: Cruzteca Mexican Kitchen 3rd: Sazón..."

Aug. 27, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Don't go Home Hungry: Festival Eats Not to be Missed
"...Garrido's fancy approach to Mexican food includes familiar dishes and new friends, like a..."

March 9, 2012 Food Feature

Dining Up and Down West Lynn
Venerable spaces and new faces
"...served on thin, crisp yucca chips with a mild habanero honey aioli ($13). Less successful were the Duck Spring..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Food Feature by MM Pack

Top Ten Food Stories of 1997
Best Bites of 1997
"...you dizzy, what with some high-profile closings -- Coyote Cafe, Brio downtown -- and major transitions: Bertram's replaced chef..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Dixie City Delights
Jambalaya, Crawfish Pie, Filé Gumbo
"...by Virginia B. Wood Mardi Gras Cafe..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Arts Feature

Ninfa-maniac
New Tex-Mex Restaurant Returns to Its Good Old Days
"...in the downtown home of the late, unlamented Coyote Cafe. It's now the only Ninfa's owned and controlled by..."

June 5, 1998 Food Feature

Tropic of Capsaicin
An exploration of the hot dishes in a hot town, or, where to go when you're not at Waterloo Park this weekend for the 13th annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival.
"...flaming taste buds. Our list is loaded with local Mexican and Thai favorites -- it's the hot dish about..."

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

Naturaltown
Vegetarian and Vegan Spots in Austin
"...an order of Jeffrey's now-nationally famous crispy oysters with habanero aioli on yucca chips ($11.75)...."

March 9, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Top 10 Savory Bites
"...2) Green Chile pork at Micheladas Cafe y Cantina With tasty, toothsome Mexican dishes like this,..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

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