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Hostess With the Mostess
"...in Austin, Mercedes, in her 25 total years as hostess at the restaurant, has become her own institution. Behind..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Food Feature by Clay Smith

Knowing One's Station
What does it mean to be the hostess with the mostest?
"...She throws a glance over her shoulder at the hostess' departing back and says to her companion, "She clearly..."

June 19, 2015 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

The Party
Sally Potter's dinner party theatre is a delicious dish.
"...the pistol is quickly revealed to be the evening’s hostess. “Fasten your seat belts,” you can almost hear Margo..."

March 2, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shoplifters
The meaning of family on Japan's social fringes compassionately explored
"...is teaching Shota to shoplift, Aki's working as a hostess in a sleazy chat room, and granny constantly complains..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Let's Talk About Sex
"...who is trying to land a job as the hostess of a new TV show called Girltalk, a program..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Heaven & Earth
"...prisoner, a rape victim, a black marketeer, a bar hostess, a war bride, an American, a survivor. The movie..."

Dec. 24, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Servants of Twilight
"...resulting film is about as satisfying as a nine-day-old Hostess Ho Ho. Not to mention the fact that the..."

June 7, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hightower Report: Who Really Killed the Twinkie?
Don't blame the unions
"...Ripplewood, a private equity firm that had bought out Hostess Brands three years ago, including Twinkies. Just before Thanksgiving,..."

Dec. 7, 2012 News Column by Jim Hightower

Song About Himself
Walt Whitman's spirit logs on to social media with imagination in this Mickle Maher drama
"...the site's only other presence, "the unnamed host or hostess," YouSpake's electronic moderator/gatekeeper, but this entity has its own..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

'Rendezvous'
Third-place winner
"...The hostess seated them and they looked at the menus, which..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Books Feature by Kerri Mullen

After a Fashion
You wouldn't think that an event so oozing with testosterone would displease Stephen so. Well, you'll just have to read to find out.
"...Matt's! It started off innocently enough at 5:15pm. The hostess ushered my mother, sister, and me to our table..."

June 23, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Food-o-File
V.B.W. misses the Paella party but gets the scoop
"...products weren't ready for judging until about 8pm. The hostess provided the fire pits, wood fuel, and paella pans...."

Nov. 19, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Weathering With You
A magical rainy adventure in Tokyo with sympathy for the underdog
"...burger flipper don't work out, is working in a hostess bar). More importantly, it's a very subtle and heartfelt..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

People’s Republic of Desire
China's terrifying social media dystopia makes new media slaves
"...a working class mostly denied social mobility; and a hostess who is alternately adored and slut-shamed. It’s all a..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Joaquin Phoenix creates a charming warts-and-all portrait of cartoonist John Callahan
"...underserved. Characters (most especially Mara as Annu, Callahan’s physiotherapist/air hostess/too good to be true girlfriend) disappear for extended periods...."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Oh Lucy!
Japanese/U.S. identity comedy.
"...her niece Mika (Kutsuna, Deadpool 2), a maid cafe hostess who convinces her to take English lessons from a..."

April 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Know Your Culinary Matriarchs
Meet some of the women who helped shape Austin's culinary consciousness
"...several cookbooks that were must-haves for any serious Texas hostess during the Fifties and Sixties. The contents of Helen..."

July 11, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar takes on Jean Paul Gaultier and wins
"...and we met at the museum, she with her hostess, Haven, and Jacki and I with our hostess, E.A...."

Feb. 10, 2012 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Food-o-File
Chow down to benefit veterans? Consider it done.
"...of 2011 by Wine & Spirits magazine, and to hostess Hannah Mary Marshall, named Hostess of the Year when..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Tarka Indian Kitchen
Tarka offers a quick, affordable alternative to its sister restaurant, Clay Pit
"...nights such as the one in question, a cheerful hostess directs traffic and helps diners find tables as they..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Zombieland
A hilarious script and seamless performances make this a quite tasty zomcom.
"...searching for his family, Tallahassee is searching for a Hostess Twinkie (don't ask), but what they find are two..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Claus & Effect
The holiday how-to guide for the perpetually perplexed
"...How to Impress With Host/Hostess Gifts Have you sorted out this season's party invitations?..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Features Feature by Meredith Barnhill

After a Fashion
Stephen takes on the statewide political landscape ... and throws a Tupperware Party ... sort of.
"...HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTESS I'm appalled! I can't believe I..."

June 16, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
A singularly dreadful example of what can happen when potentially capable comedians check their brains at a committee meeting and go slumming for dollars.
"...(as a Scottish "man-whore"), and a love interest (TV hostess Verboom) with OCD tics. It’s the kind of movie..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Cyberworld 3D
"...packaged in this new film. Wraparound segments with a hostess voiced by Jenna Elfman and three bugs were specially..."

Nov. 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Among Green Pastures Again
Virginia B. Wood on why one of the great Texas cookbooks is being reissued.
"...native Texan Mary Faulk Koock, the imaginative and vivacious hostess who had turned her ancestral home into Austin's successful..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Articulations
The project that director Vicky Boone and playwright David Hancock took to the Sundance Theatre Laboratory in 1999 -- or at least a form of it -- shows up onstage this week.
"...A memorial tribute to Pearl Amster, the pianist, teacher, hostess, and arts patron whose passing was noted in this..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Pay It Forward
"...and clingy pseudo-white-trash outfits, she has the Vegas cocktail hostess thing down like nobody's business. And Osment, for his..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Beefed-up
"This is food you know; there are no surprises," Chronicle food writer Barbara Chisholm declares about Ray's Steakhouse.
"...on Guadalupe, the restaurant exudes manly posh. As the hostess told me when I admired the cowhide seats of..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Yum2K Recipes for One
"...One (1) specially marked Limited Millennium Edition box of Hostess Twinkies..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

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