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Second Helpings: Regional Barbecue
You're here for SXSW, but you're also here for barbecue, right?
"...serve great meats and nontraditional side dishes in a cafeterialike setting.Taylor Cafe101 N. Main, Taylor, 512/352-2828..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

Northwest Neighborhood Treasures, Near and Far
Virginia B. Wood and Erin Mosow report with five new reviews of family-friendly ethnic cafes and East Coast-style pizza parlors.

Nov. 15, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Bar None
Please don't be offended by our assumption that you'll be spending a fair amount of time in our local bars while you're here for SXSW music. Here's the lowdown on downtown watering holes.
"...is the 45th outlet in the international Hard Rock Cafe chain. Stop into their new location on East Sixth..."

March 15, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
Sandora's Box in Dallas fixes up some mighty fine vittles.
"...and she had worked at her aunt and uncle's cafe in the Sugar Hill area of New York City,..."

May 25, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hill Country Food & Wine Guide
by Virginia B. Wood & the Cuisines staff
"...fried catfish. The menu here offers standard Texas roadside cafe fare: salads, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, a few Tex-Mex items,..."

April 13, 2001 Food Feature

Food-o-File
The details behind several local bakers' plans to create their own workforce.
"...prepare their signature focaccia, bread sticks, and creative desserts. Cafe Mia hasn't added a pastry chef yet, but the..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Contest
"...chef and co-owner of Fresh Planet and O's Campus Cafe (scheduled to open in September). Garrido formerly worked with..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Chronicle Food editor Virginia B. Wood reveals "the coolest thing to do this summer" and updates readers on local culinary news.
"...Hills so I'll have a reason to stop at Cafe Mia (3573 Far West Blvd., 342-9570). I sip an..."

July 7, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...Saturday Night at the Atomic Cafe, that's what. Bad scene. Wait, doesn't your plane leave,..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Food-o-File
What two local farmers have done to make the best of the dismal growing season in Central Texas this year, and local restaurant changes in the works, as well as an update on the sale of Pam Made Pies.
"...Look for the owners of Cafe Spiazzo (5416 Parkcrest, 459-9960) to open their new Westlake..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Hill Country Grape Harvest
"...Austin chef David Garrido of Jeffrey's and Fresh Planet Cafe (Aug 21 only). Picnic food from Fresh Planet Cafe..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Food Feature

Automat
Italian, Too
"...Fun, festive, Italian food with a Southwestern flair. Cafe Spiazzo serves eclectic pastas such as Black Pepper Linguine..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Food Feature

Automat
Pacific Rim & Caribbean
"...Saba Blue Water Cafe..."

July 9, 1999 Food Feature

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...wrapping earthy, elemental themes in absolutely celestial pop. (Atomic Cafe, 11pm) -- Kim Mellen..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Naked City
Off The Desk:
"...site included a play area, kiosks, lagoons, an outdoor cafe, an open stage for music and theatre, rowboats, and..."

Sept. 25, 1998 News Feature

illustration by Taylor Holland Town Lake
"...10. VJ's General Store and Cafe, 15406 FM 2769..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Food Feature

Dancing About Architecture
They Blowed Up Real Good!
"...any case, the Savages' show is at the Roadhouse Cafe, with appearances by the Time Travellers, Kerry Awn, and..."

March 28, 1997 Music Column

cornering the bagel market
Austin's Hole-y War
"...Mary Flynn, co-owner with her husband of Texas Bagel Cafe on Research Boulevard, concurs. "I think it's rude. It's..."

Aug. 16, 1996 News Feature by Chris Walters

Java Amping
Austin's Coffeehouse Circuit
"...Austin for at least a week. It's the Cactus Cafe. Located inside the Union building on the UT Campus..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Feature

Lenny Dewi of @eats_n_noods Is the Octopus Lady
"A bowl of noodles a day will keep the doctor away"
"...ACC with her nursing degree, she worked at Coco's Cafe from 2002 to 2007 at all three locations (and..."

June 19, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

10 Must-Visit Independent Austin Bookstores
For those still enamored by the written word
"...everyone here. Enjoy coffee and pastries in their indoor cafe and browse two floors of books, knickknacks, and gifts...."

June 29, 2019 Arts Post by Sam Russek

Day Trips & Beyond: Wright in Wisconsin
Wisconsin driving trail showcases architect’s diverse styles
"...31. Tours begin near Taliesin at the Riverview Terrace Cafe and Visitor Center, a Wright-designed building that was completed..."

July 27, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Checking Out Austin's New Central Library
Yes, the city’s “Library of the Future” still has books, but this 21st century facility is about so much more
"...a "butterfly bridge" over the creek), and there's a cafe – but not the basic coffee-and-pastry dispensaries seen in..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Historic Fayette County Dance Hall for Sale
Who wants to buy a century old landmark?
"...Among eBay’s Britney Spears memorabilia, potato chips in the..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Arts Feature by Annalise Pasztor

John Doe Moves to Austin
X’s “man of the world” contemplates life in Big Boys country
"...You’re playing here on Valentine’s Day at the Cactus Cafe...."

Feb. 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...improvisers Kareem Badr, Roy Janik, and Jessica Arjet. The cafe's array of coffees, beers, wine, and victuals, mmmm, ain't..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gay Place: Grit 'N Glitz
Heavy-hitting week in the LGBTQ with Christeene, Drew Riley, Eileen Myles, Peaches, and more
"...Democrats and other politically curious creatures. Second Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Cafe Express, 3418 N. Lamar. www.stonewallaustin.org...."

Nov. 6, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Diva Dish
Just another "average" week in sparkly, spangly Gay Town in the A-town.
"...Dems and other politically curious creatures. Second Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm. Cafe Express, 3418 N. Lamar. www.stonewallaustin.org...."

Oct. 9, 2015 Column

Food Events
Aug. 21-26
"...buzz on with free espresso shots. Tuesdays, 10-11am. Thunderbird Cafe and Tap Room, 1401 Koenig, 512/420-8660. Free...."

Aug. 22, 2014 Food Column

Estate Sale Roundup: June 19-22
It's a great weekend for rambling and rummaging.
"...sold separately); Lane Chinese Chippendale, Kent-Coffey, Danish teak, bent-wood cafe chairs, rattan, Lane cedar chests, trunks, Hartmann luggage. Kitchen:..."

June 19, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

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