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Austin Film Society Announces Design Firm Partnership
The arthouse theatre to close for renovations at the end of October
"...Society has partnered with design firm Designtrait and architect Michael Hsu to turn the Marchesa building into a fulltime..."

Sept. 27, 2016 Screens Post by Will McCarthy

Emerging Foodscapes
Austin restaurants get serious about design
"...These days, the man of the moment is undeniably Michael Hsu, the 44-year-old Clark studio veteran that seemingly everyone..."

June 14, 2013 Arts Feature by Rachel Feit

Rosedale Reacts: Cafe Non!
Neighbors fed up with proposed restaurant on Hancock
"...specifics of the cafe's plans, as drafted by architect Michael Hsu, and some unresponsiveness on the part of city..."

May 25, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

An Appetite for Design: Austin Restaurant Styling
June 13, 2013. 46 photos.
"...La Condesa, designed by Michael Hsu..."

June 12, 2013 Photo Gallery

Top 10 Restaurant Interiors
"...1) Uchiko It's hard to beat Michael Hsu for restaurant design these days, and Uchiko remains..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Rosedale Cafe Exemption Approved
Architect Michael Hsu's project would replace the former Innu Salon
"...exemption. "I just wanted to add an quick update," Michael Hsu posted on the online version of the Chron­icle's..."

June 8, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Pamela Boyar is the best, according to the North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association; plus, our cup runneth over with events you should consider attending
"...his as-yet-unnamed South Austin bistro to be designed by Michael Hsu. We'll keep you posted on the scheduled fall..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Chain Gangs
Torchy's Tacos and Verts Kebap: two case studies in culinary expansion
"...Austin, Virginia native and Johnson & Wales culinary graduate Michael Rypka had a pretty high-powered career as a corporate..."

March 28, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Review: Central Standard
South Congress bar and grill is pleasingly out of time
"...Workshop achieves the look with the help of the Michael Hsu Office of Architecture and a flirtation with the..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Rene Ortiz's Sway serves up Thai cuisine with a twist
"...Designed by wunderkind architect Mich­ael Hsu, whose notable projects include Uchi, Uchiko, La Condesa, Fino,..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Food Review by Rachel Feit

In Praise of the Restaurant Restroom
The best bathrooms are for more than business
"...Michael Hsu has become synonymous with Austin restaurant design through..."

May 12, 2017 Food Feature by Adam Ingram

The Best Little Arthouse in Texas
The Austin Film Society expands and asks you to help
"...will become a major part of the redesign by Michael Hsu Office of Architecture and Desingtrait. In addition to..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Review: Forthright
Tiny cafe serves solid classics
" was very much tooled to daylight by the Michael Hsu Office of Architecture. Almost entirely white (textured tile,..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Kitchen Ghosts
Unearthing Austin's culinary history: Schneider Beer Vaults
"...reuse, we see it as a good thing," says Michael Hsu, who was eventually hired by the New Waterloo..."

May 20, 2016 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Asti meets Fino in Lamar Union
"...street-level corner at Lamar Union. The sleek yet comfortable Michael Hsu design utilizes a combination of industrial metalwork on..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Elegant but Uneven
There's room for improvement at Goodall's Kitchen & Bar at the Hotel Ella
"...Its interior newly renovated by Michael Hsu, the Hotel Ella offers 10 suites in the..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Fusion Confusion at La Mancha Tex-Mex Tavern
But the quest for a great plate of food is no impossible dream
"...40-year-old building that once housed Casita Jorge's. Restaurant designer Michael Hsu and builder Mark Herron opened up the dark..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

We've got progress reports on remodels and new openings around town
"...Korioth, and Mike Young enlisted the help of architect Michael Hsu and builder Mark Herron to restore the 40-year-old..."

July 12, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Consistency issues dog this new Rosedale cafe, but that doesn't mean we're not going back for more
" finally allowed construction to move forward. The indefatigable Michael Hsu went to work converting the former hair salon..."

April 19, 2013 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Top 10 Things That Defined Austin Dining in 2012
"...4) Michael Hsu His architectural stamp is on so many recent..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Juicebox & Soup Peddler: Story of a Collaboration
Grassroots foodies team up, form tasty Voltron
"...Phil's Ice House, and Papalote Taco House. Designed by Michael Hsu (Uchiko, La Condesa, Olivia) and landscaped by Jackie..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Food Feature by MM Pack

Three restaurants open as 2010 draws to a close
"...near Parmer Lane and I-35. The eatery boasts a Michael Hsu design, with scenic vistas, expansive all-weather decks, and..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

How quickly can you make an online reservation for Uchiko?
"...influences that inspire Cole at Uchi, the new sibling's Michael Hsu design is completely different. There is a much..."

July 2, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Zach Theatre
Zach selects an architect for its third theatre and starts renovating a fourth space
"...costume shop, and exterior finishes, all overseen by building-designer-of-the-hour Michael Hsu (Uchi, FINO, Olivia, the Belmont, Bess, La Condesa)...."

Aug. 7, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

La Condesa celebrates its VIP opening, and Elizabeth Wins­low and Stephanie Scherzer introduce us to Farmhouse Delivery
"...the La Condesa opening for a minute – the Michael Hsu and Joel Mozer­sky-designed space is midcentury modern cool,..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Call Whisk, visit Kenobi, vote for Quack's, and welcome back Paggi House
"...the work of überhot local designers Joel Mozer­sky and Michael Hsu, and the kitchen is in the capable hands..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The most delicious things are happening in South Austin this summer
"...striking building design is by überhot local restaurant designer Michael Hsu, and the intriguing French/Italian inspired menu is in..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Rachael Ray is on her way; plus, a tasty local tag team
"...Congress, the names of developer Daryl Kunik and decorator Michael Hsu were spelled incorrectly. So sorry about that.Rachael's in..."

July 1, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Bold and the Beautiful
Young chef / owner Tyson Cole has Uchi right where he -- and probably everyone else -- wants it.
"...a modern, Japanese-influenced building with a homey atmosphere. Architect Michael Hsu and interior designer Joel Mozersky did a marvelous..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Café No Sé
California-inspired eatery sticks to the basics
" Kewpie mayo, but they don't define executive chef Michael Paley's kitchen as much as cucumber, broccoli, and arugula...."

Dec. 18, 2015 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

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