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On Judges' Hill
Sits a mansion with a menu of equal elegance
"...Wooten mansion was re-invented as the Mansion at Judges' Hill last spring, we had the impression that the owners..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

'Saveur' Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival Event Schedule
If you've got the money, you've got a great time in store.
"...Savor the Hill Country Luncheons..."

April 4, 2003 Food Feature

The Judges Rule: Map May Not Be Wise, But It's Legal
The federal judges rule in favor of the Texas congressional map -- even while admitting it may destroy the political hopes of minorities.
"...remained in District 23 heavily outnumbered, and adding conservative Hill Country voters to make up the difference. The state..."

Jan. 9, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Celebrity Judges
"...Cuisine, with recipes from a ranch in the Texas Hill Country; Crescent City Cooking with Susan Spicer; New York..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

Celebrity Judges
"...nationally known Rather Sweet Bakery & Cafe in the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg. She's the author of three..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Food Feature

Celebrity Judges
"...Wharf, followed by several gigs in Austin and the Hill Country. Gilmore is the founding chef of the homegrown..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Food Feature

Celebrity Judges
"...The Pastry Queen: Royally Good Recipes From the Texas Hill Country's Rather Sweet Bakery & Cafe and two sequels,..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

Celebrity Judges
"...came to Texas to write a story about a Hill Country dude ranch and stayed on to become the..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Food Feature

Judges
"...in Library Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She runs a graphic-novels book club that meets at..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Books Feature

Austin Cabaret Theatre
To break in its new home in the Mansion at Judges' Hill, Austin Cabaret Theatre has booked a class act of the musical theatre: Lee Roy Reams
"...most stylish of entertainments: the swanky Mansion at Judges' Hill. The boutique hotel in the West Campus area has..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Mansion at Judges' Hill
The Mansion's intimacy and opulence are hard to top
"...The Mansion at Judges' Hill1900 Rio Grande, 495-1857 Breakfast: Monday-Friday, 6:30-10am; Saturday-Sunday, 7-10am Dinner:..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Food Review by Wes Marshall

The Animation Show
Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt inaugurate a new annual series of animation collections.
"...Hertzfeldt and Austin resident Mike Judge (King of the Hill, Beavis and Butt-head) – two of America’s smartest contemporary..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood gives you all the gravy on new restaurants and old mansions becoming new restaurants.
"...Jean-Luc's Bistro, John Maxwell of the Mansion at Judges' Hill, Robert Brady of Aquarelle, and Katherine Clapner, also of..."

May 16, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
Our food writers go On the Range with a slew of new food events
"...In last week's review of the Mansion at Judges' Hill, we mistakenly reported that C3 Presents had bought the..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Mansion at Judges' Hill
New owners are breathing life into an Austin landmark
"...Mansion at Judges' Hill1900 Rio Grande, 495-1800 Dinner & bar: 4-10pm daily; breakfast:..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Food Review by Gracie Salem

Karen Mason
'Sweetest of Nights' isn't just the title of Karen Mason's new CD, it's what you can expect from the musical sensation's Austin Cabaret Theatre appearance
"...all to ourselves in the cozy Mansion at Judges' Hill. By phone, she shared some insights into her work...."

Jan. 27, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Hyde Park lawsuit sutra, Glen Maxey's retirement dilemma, parking lot battle in Judges' Hill neighborhood, Sixth Street recycling, and the anti-growth blues
"...Park? Nope. This time, the story is in Judges' Hill, a small area just south of West Campus that's..."

April 13, 2001 News Feature

Food-o-File
Local restaurants offer recession-friendly options
"...in the fine-dining realm, the elegant Mansion at Judges' Hill (1900 Rio Grande, 495-1897, www.judgeshillrestaurant.com) has revamped its dinner..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood offers up a little sample of everything in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...regret the error on his name in the recent Hill Country Guide. Also, the planner of last week's successful..."

June 13, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood reports from the fields of lavender in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...great weekend option is an air-conditioned drive along the Hill Country Lavender Trail. Inspired in part by the glorious..."

June 20, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
Bert's BBQ rises from the ashes to return to West Campus
"...the new pastry chef at the Mansion at Judges Hill (1900 Rio Grande)... As the new executive chef at..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Soccer Watch
A possible milestone for the Austin Aztex, and more
"...concerns from neighbors north of the stadium on Judges Hill. One resident said that of the various stadium users,..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

A Diva's Best Friend
Stuart Moulton knows what becomes a legend most. Just ask Carol or Charo or Eartha or Elaine ...
"...McBroom; Broadway stars Andrea McArdle, Karen Mason, and Sandra Reaves-Phillips; TV and theatre star Paige Davis (Trading Spaces); and..."

Aug. 29, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Well Riverside and Congress is finally all clear. So now Stephen can go out and be fabulous at all these incredible Valentine's and early springtime happenin's!
"...fabulous new Crystal Ballroom of the Mansion at Judges' Hill (1900 Rio Grande) offers the ultimate Valentine's extravaganza for..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood serves up some serious restaurant news in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...bonanza -- John Maxwell of the Mansion at Judges' Hill and wife Lisa welcomed daughter Lauren a couple of..."

May 30, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Thoughts on the feeding tube; plus, Nu Age, El Chilito, and everything you need to know, event-wise, for the upcoming week on the Austin food scene
"...English's kitchen?ÊLotsa Restaurant News Not long after our big "Chillin'" feature, we were advised there will soon be even..."

July 22, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Betty Baker Rules
Love her or fear her, Austin's land-use queen rules the city her own way
"...Martin Luther King and West Avenue, in the Judges Hill neighborhood. Despite an agreement reached between the NA and..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

2010 Thanksgiving Feasts Around Town
Let someone else jockey for oven space – there are plenty of options for taking the family out this year
"...CORAZON AT CASTLE HILL will offer a $24.95 prix fixe lunch 11am-2pm. Don't..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Food Feature

Event Menu
Oct. 26-Nov. 1: Halloween & Día de los Muertos edition
"...year. Spend a weekend in this jewel of the Hill Country, strolling around the scenic Marktplatz tasting fine Texas..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood catches up on culinary news in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...MLK and Rio Grande called The Mansion at Judges Hill. Look for the hotel to open in December with..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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