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In Memoriam: Bob "Daddy-o" Wade
A fond farewell to the original trickster of Lone Star art
" the 40-foot-tall cowboy boots outside San Antonio's North Star Mall, the 12-foot-tall iguana standing guard over Ft. Worth..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Margaritas vs. Mojitos
It's Mexico vs. Cuba, tequila vs. rum, mix vs. muddle, in this battle for lime-infused-libation-sensation supremacy in the Lone Star State
"...the beverage king in restaurants and bars throughout the Lone Star State?..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Sometimes the Bride
Greezy Wheels vocal point Lissa Hattersley steps out
"...Outside Mother's Cafe in Hyde Park on a soft May morning, Lissa..."

June 12, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

You Coulda Walked Around the World
The LBJ of Lone Star songwriters lays siege to the Cactus Cafe
"...Every time Townes Van Zandt played the Cactus Cafe in the late 1990s, my roommate went. My must-see..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Deep in the Art
Bob 'Daddy-O' Wade's 40-year road trip through all that is Texas
"...and the Rio Grande. Bob Wade gets what the Lone Star State is all about – on a cellular..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...AppetizersSaba Blue Water Cafe..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...BEST APPETIZERSZ'Tejas GrillRUNNERS-UPArarat, Hula Hut, Saba Blue Water Cafe..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

Crunking up the holidays with a legal spat, an old- world reunion, Dolly, and Derek Smalls himself

Dec. 10, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

The results of the Seventh Annual Central Market Gumbo Contest, and lots of restaurant news
"...and expectations, the celebrated Dallas and Las Vegas restaurant Star Canyon (701 Congress, 391-1550) has finally come to Austin...."

March 9, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Landmark Eateries
Austin landmarks 25-49 years in the making
"...Dart Bowl Cafe (on Burnet Road) 1971..."

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

The Mother of All Texas Honky-Tonks
A look back at the Mother of All Texas Honky-Tonks
" by the thousands to see top country music stars like Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, and George Jones, while..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Citizen McCall
Kinky Friedman once remarked that the line between fiction and reality is the one he snorted back in 1978. More than two decades later, he's still getting things mixed up. Chronicle writer Sidney Moody investigates why he puts his friend John McCall, the multimillionaire shampoo magnate and owner of the beauty supply firm Armstrong McCall, in his new detective novel Steppin' on a Rainbow without even bothering to change his name.
"...large manufacturing company in our industry called Rayette. I started working at the family store as a child in..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Books Feature by Sidney Moody

Too High, Too Wide and Too Long: A Texas-Style Road Trip
"...the giant iguana he installed atop New York City’s Lone Star Cafe, is the subject of Dinitz’s documentary. The..."

Dec. 9, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Restaurant Options to Pair With Smithville's Small-Town Charm
Things to do when you're out east of the big city
"...Pecan Candy & Gifts with its touristy shelves of Lone Star nutmeats, past Bastrop where Elric’s storied daddy chooses..."

May 15, 2019 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Greezy Wheels Take a Last Bow
Still Greezy after all these years
"...If the Lone Star capital could be defined by a single band,..."

June 23, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Six Chill Zones Away from the SXSW Madness
From fancy to funky, these are your escape routes
"...are great and all, but there’s only so much Lone Star and unsigned indie acts accumulating credit card debt..."

March 13, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Dishing out the food news one dollop at a time
" a tastefully reimagined space that formerly housed a Lone Star Cafe and something called Iron Chef. We stumbled..."

July 23, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood updates you on all the food news you need to know.
"...Paying Attention: A Guide to Wine With Food... The Lone Star Cafe (11066 Pecan Park Blvd., 258-6425) near Lakeline..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Live Shot: Tanya Tucker
Nutty Brown Cafe, June 16
"...into her Saturday evening show at the Nutty Brown Cafe. "I guess I'll just sound like Johnny Cash."..."

June 22, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

At Least Five Things You Should Know About, I Mean, If You Were Counting
The bimonthly literary/art/performative series Five Things happens Friday at the Art Authority
"...happily reopened) United States Art Authority next to Spiderhouse Cafe (510 West 29th). Doors open at 7pm (come early..."

June 3, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Designated Drummer
Drummer Ernie Durawa's Way of Knowledge.
"...I was in trouble then. Now T-Pee is the star in the new Alamo movie they're making, so you..."

May 23, 2003 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

All There in the Music
Mandy Mercier puts down her fiddle to talk about her eventful life.
"...that decade. The list of names from the era starts off with a bang: Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, Townes..."

May 11, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Life Is a Butt Dial: Tales From a Life Among the Tragically Hip
"...admission, Cleve Hattersley stumbled through a life of adjacent stardom. Best known as leader of Greezy Wheels, the house..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Music Review by Doug Freeman

For the Love of Michael Fracasso
They don’t call it the Austin music ‘community’ for nothing
"...of my favorite shows was Roy Orbison at the Lone Star Cafe. It was magical. Then I read an..."

Dec. 10, 2012 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Behind the Scenes
They're not exactly famous, but onetime Austinites Buddy and Julie Miller make some of the most authentic country music around.
"...Brooks and Dunn, Jim Lauderdale, and Emmylou Harris. 1999 started off with Buddy Miller being named Guitarist of the..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

20-Year Eats
"...Lone Star Cafe 11066 Pecan Park Blvd., Lakeline Mall. 258-6425...."

Dec. 7, 2001 Features Feature

Lean, Mean, and Smoking!
Kris McKay
"...songwriting. Not bad for only two hours of work, start to finish...."

July 12, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Picks & Sleepers
"...five nights. In fact, it's safe to say that starting with Wednesday night and continuing through Sunday's showcases, there..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

"...The rest is up to you. On second thought, start panicking.... -- Raoul Hernandez THURSDAY PICKS..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Restaurant Roulette
A sampling of eateries from the ‘Chronicle’ Restaurant Guide
"...24-HOUR: Kerbey Lane Cafe Famously fabulous breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a favorite..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature

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