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Food Truck Friday: Melted
Young entrepreneur slings grilled cheeses for charity
"...typical teenager. The quick-witted entrepreneur is the force behind Melted, a new food truck with a unique focus. With..."

July 29, 2016 Food Post by Lauren Jones

Eight Under-the-Radar Food Trucks
Trailer Food Tuesdays team picks Austin favorites
"...Menu will focus on 'casual' lobster items like lobster grilled cheese and fried lobster macaroni, conducive to brewery bites..."

June 26, 2017 Food Post by Sierra Diaz

Season's Grazings
"...but no matter what's on the menu, our traditional cheese fondue always finds its way to the table...."

Dec. 18, 1998 Food Feature

Billy's on Burnet
How I found a new favorite hangout
"...carrot and celery sticks and a wonderfully chunky bleu cheese sauce...."

July 29, 2005 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Brentwood Tavern
One of North Austin's best-kept secrets is about to be out
"...jalapeño slices and a side of ranch and bleu cheese for dipping. Paired with any of their beer selections..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse
"...tomatoes, crisp baby lettuces, stellar salad dressings, and tasty grilled sandwiches are all prepared without any danger of meat..."

June 17, 2011 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Mexican Food 101
Whether your cheese is white or yellow, Austin's embarrassment of Mexican food riches is only matched by its love of barbecue
"...con carne; corn and flour tortillas; beef, chicken, or cheese enchiladas; cheddar cheese (grated, melted, or mixed with salsa..."

March 6, 2009 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Western Zing
With all the right ingredients, has chef Robert McGrath found a trailblazing blend of the robust and bold? Virginia B. Wood finds out.
"...some of the deals are unbeatable! The Big Ass Cheeseburger is a moist patty topped with melted cheddar cheese,..."

July 18, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Restaurants on the Road
Where to dine on I-35
"...Salad Plate ($7.75) on the same list as a grilled chicken salad ($6.95) with a Mexican flair and a..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

More delectable hot dogs in Austin, several businesses that cater wedding receptions, and updates on chefs' changes in Austin.
"...served on fresh, New World bakery buns buttered and grilled to perfection. Dress 'em with sauerkraut, sweet relish, and..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Thistle Cafe
"...The lunch menu features mainly sandwiches and salads. The grilled pastrami Reuben ($7.50) I ordered stole the prize for..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Zandunga Mexican Bistro
Mi Madre's hermana is growing up
"...winner, with fresh baby spinach with a light vinaigrette, grilled onion, cantaloupe chunks, shaved Oaxacan cheese, and lots of..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Revelatory Vegan
Marvelling at Nu Age Cafe's ambitious but uneven menu
"...cubes of fresh mango, jicama, and field greens astride grilled triangles of scallion pita. The Hummus ($5) is fresh..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Castleberry's Gourmet Sammiches
Where the low-carb craze hasn't found its grasp
"...spread," a sour-cream-based spread flavored with horseradish and blue cheese. The Hoagie ($4.95) was also excellent: a French roll..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Red Onion Market
Setting the North Austin standard for delicatessens
"...wait. Maybe it does. The market makes a profound grilled Reuben, with seared corned beef, melted sharp cheese, and..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Food Review by Sarah Hamlin

Cluck-N-Burger Gives Food Truck Vibes at Its Airport Boulevard Location
Fried chicken to wedge salad at this cool new neighborhood eatery
", serving as chef for the now-defunct nonprofit gourmet grilled cheese truck Melted in 2016. He and his wife..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

24 Diner
Check out this newest addition to Austin's round-the-clock restaurants
"...greens, they were perfectly tender and deeply flavorful. M's Grilled Cheese ($8.65) is also outstanding, the bread perfectly toasted..."

March 5, 2010 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

Austin's got a crop of new summer offerings, including myriad cupcake boutiques, the Big Ass Burger, and 'Le Burrito'
"...remarkable $6 Big Ass Burger – 12 ounces of grilled beef, peppered bacon, grilled onions, poblano chiles, melted cheddar..."

July 18, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Expanding Horizons
Sampling the Old and New Austin-Area Restaurants That Are Changing With the Times
"...I've ever had, marinated with beer and served with grilled poblano strips and melted Chihuahua cheese on the side,..."

April 18, 2003 Food Feature

A House Afire
The Skyline Grill Is up and Smoking
"...mashed potatoes, smoke corn pudding, twice-stuffed sweet potatoes and smoke-grilled vegetables serve as accompaniments...."

Nov. 10, 1995 Food Feature

Experience Chocolate Pharmacy
New business offers truffles with soul
"...of sage, which lingered long after the chocolate had melted away. These women have an extraordinary gift of sensory..."

May 7, 2014 Food Post by Bahar Anooshahr

Austin Terrier
Looks like a sports bar, tastes like haute cuisine
"...afternoon's crowd appeared to be pizza. A basic 12-inch cheese pie comes with either marinara or pesto sauce for..."

June 28, 2013 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Chantilly Bakery Cafe
Irwan and Sandra Ojong have a nice surprise for you in South Austin
"...Turkey ($5.95) comes on a split tiger roll with melted cheddar cheese and a zippy cranberry chutney. Both are..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

Strong and Solid
Big Oak Bar-B-Que might be new, but it's quickly establishing its roots
"...on the Central Texas version of a classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich served at Big Oak Bar-B-Que in downtown Buda...."

Jan. 13, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Las Cazuelas
Some time ago, a friendly reader e-mailed with the suggestion that we simply must check out the taqueria at the corner of Cesar Chavez and Chalmers
"...con Queso ($3.99) and opt instead for Queso Fundido (melted white cheese with either chorizo or strips of poblano,..."

June 24, 2005 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

La Terraza Grill and Bar
While dining recently at La Terraza, we couldn't help but think about the lucky folks that stay next door at the La Quinta at the corner of I-35 and Oltorf
"...Terraza serves eight of these tasty critters, smothered in melted Jack cheese, with a side of a spicy and..."

April 1, 2005 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Cypress Grill
"This small restaurant is tucked away in one of these nondescript strip malls in far Southwest Austin, on the way to Oak Hill," writes Claudia Alarcón. "Cleverly using their prescribed rectangular strip-mall portion, Cypress Grill is a comfortable space with a neighborhood bar atmosphere."
"...Their Old-Fashioned Burger ($5.25, an extra 60 cents for cheese) came with the works and was cooked just right...."

July 18, 2003 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Magnolia Cafe South
"...steamed spinach, red onion, bacon, and cheddar and Jack cheese with a side of genuine crusted home fries and..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Food Review by Barbara Chisholm

Burger Bonanza
Beefy bites from Austin's newest joints
"...Town's burgers are expansive, juicy, made with hand-pattied meat grilled over an open flame, and served on toasted whole-wheat..."

May 22, 2009 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Virginia B. Wood updates us on Alex Kahn and the latest happy hour deal at the Roaring Fork.
"...flavors. Be sure to try the 12-ounce "Big Ass" cheeseburger, which comes cooked to your specification with peppered bacon,..."

June 27, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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