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Magnolia Cafe West Closes for Good
Lake Austin Boulevard eatery is shuttered, shuttered, gone
"...Full disclosure: I worked as a waiter at the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard for 12 years. This..."

April 20, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tumble22 Brings the Chickens and the Heat to Lake Austin Boulevard
Former Magnolia Cafe waiter noms his way through meat and memories
"...They’re tumbling chickens, now, in the place where I..."

Nov. 9, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Twenty Bucks
"...film that inspires endless Java-fueled late-night debates at the Magnolia Cafe and like places, and as far as I'm..."

Feb. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Locavores Before It Was Cool
Kerbey Lane Cafe has been helping Austinites eat local 24 hours a day, seven days a week for more than two decades
"...new – owners of the 30-year-old, homegrown Kerbey Lane Cafe chain have been searching out local produce for at..."

March 5, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview
Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles
"...Caligiuri left Austin for California, we said goodbye outside Magnolia Cafe on South Congress. A rare moment of speechlessness..."

April 13, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Readers Poll
"...AppetizersSaba Blue Water CafeRUNNERS-UPVespaio, Z'Tejas, Malaga..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

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

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

Second Helpings: Always -- or Almost Always -- Open
Consider these always-open or almost-always-open places the enablers in your life of depravity and self-abuse.
"...strips, and cheese sticks with marinara dipping sauce.Kerbey Lane Cafe3704 Kerbey Ln., 451-1436..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

Magnolia Cafe South
"...Magnolia Cafe South 1920 S. Congress, 445-0000..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Food Review by Barbara Chisholm

10 of Austin's Best 24-Hour Options for Food or Coffee
Looking for a late-night restaurant or an early-morning caffeine fix?
"...from Hoboken Pie Company along with sandwiches and salads. Magnolia Cafe 2304 Lake Austin Blvd. 1920 S. Congress With..."

Aug. 7, 2019 Food Post by Alexandra Currie-Buckner

10 Kid-Friendly Austin Restaurants That Parents Won't Hate
Dine out with small humans without sacrificing quality or losing your mind
"...home for sack-lunch sandwiches or grilled-cheese dinners. – M.H. Eldorado Cafe3300 W. Anderson; www.eldoradocafeatx.com..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

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

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
"...sign that drives people to the place." – R.W. Eldorado Cafe..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

Restaurant Service: A Discussion
Twelve Austin professionals come to the table in an effort to define, demystify, and defend the most controversial aspect of dining out.
"...As Mahala Guevara, general manager of Magnolia Cafe, puts it, "I don't hire for restaurant experience;..."

March 31, 2006 Food Feature by MM Pack

Other 24/7s We Love
"...Magnolia Cafewww.themagnoliacafe.com 2304 Lake Austin Blvd., 478-8645 1920 S. Congress,..."

March 5, 2010 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Tenant Wanted on South Congress
"...In Magnolia Cafe's early days on South Congress, the only source..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Readers' Picks
Food & Drink
"...Best BreakfastKerbey Lane Cafe..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

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

We Have an Issue: Love Letters to Austin
Send us your stories about what you love and miss most about our city
"...Brenner’s remembrance of another well-loved Austin landmark lost, the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard; and more virtual events..."

April 24, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

Eat to the Beat
Gotta break eggs to make a musician omelet
"...me how to make a grade-A omelet, specifically the Magnolia Omelette, my favorite order at Austin's legendary 24-hour diner..."

June 14, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

food-o-file
"...Granite Cafe..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Arts Feature

SXSW: Austin Dining From Yawn Till Dawn
Some late-night lifesavers to keep you well-fed in the wee hours of SXSW
"...24 HOURS: Magnolia Cafe..."

March 11, 2011 Food Feature by Mick Vann

So, Basically, Breakfast Tacos and Free Beer
Enjoying good food and drink for $10 a day during SXSW
"...Two other great places for a late-night bite are Magnolia Cafe (2304 Lake Austin Blvd.) and Magnolia Cafe South..."

March 9, 2007 Food Feature by Kathy McCarty

Food-o-File
A couple of corrections; a whole lot of events you might consider attending
"...In the off-with-our-heads department, please note that the Dandelion Cafe (1115 E. 11th, 542-9542) is housed in a pink,..."

April 21, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Threadgill's new Old No. 1 almost done, keep Las Manitas on you food to-do list, and take advantage of Austin's Downtown wine bars
"...when you're pitching washers on the patio at the Magnolia Cafe South (1920 S. Congress, 445-0000), be sure to..."

March 7, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Serving up more news than you can shake a badge at …
"...your annual late-night or early afternoon pilgrimage to the Magnolia Cafe west (3204 Lake Austin Blvd., 478-8645) to fortify..."

March 19, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Out All Night
Chronicle Food writer MM Pack gives the lowdown on where to eat in Austin if you're out all night.
"...Kerbey Lane Cafe..."

March 1, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

This Old House
"...also working at Safeway. And going to school, and Magnolia Cafe South...."

July 23, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

FoRay's Experimental Austin Cuisine Forging Food Paths
"...The style flourished at such establishments as Kerbey Lane Cafe, Magnolia Cafe, Mother's, Martin Brothers, and the Omelettry; and..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature

Boil Water Notice: Restaurant Closings & HEB Update
Check the status before you buy food this week
"...AISD covered or closed drinking fountains, and cafeteria menus were adjusted to include hot vegetables, fruits such..."

Oct. 22, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

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