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Thunderbird Hearts Austin Coffee
Cafe invites customers to try competitors with (dis)loyalty cards
"...will probably never be a reality series about Austin's coffee culture. There's just not enough drama. Heck, there's seldom..."

Sept. 8, 2014 Food Post by Brandon Watson

First Look: Figure 8 Coffee Purveyors
It takes a village to build a shop
"...with his dreams for years before opening Figure 8 Coffee Purveyors. The La Marzocco machine sitting in his room..."

Aug. 12, 2014 Food Post by Amira Jensen

The Bullet Hole in the Butterfly Bar
This East Austin joint's a good story you could be part of
"...There's a bullet hole in the gorgeous wooden bar between the stools and the mirror-backed, bottle-stocked shelves...."

Jan. 11, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

An Asian Mom and a Jewish Mom Walk Into a Bar
Actually, they walk into Austin's Lucky Chaos Theatre this Friday
"...it makes the head swim. So the head swims over to a poolside coffee bar, grabs a java, and..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Over Easy
The Chronicle Guide to Breakfast Dining
"...His traditional morning repast included a plate of eggs over easy with a side of grits, a breakfast steak..."

March 13, 1998 Food Feature

A Good Coffee Shop Is Not That Hard to Find
Finding home in the bottom of a cup
"...of our life at UT, and we'll find a coffee shop that isn't Starbucks." What I'm saying is we..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Food Feature by Heidi Meurer

Raising the Bar
Local brand takes chocolate-making SRSLY
"...It's no surprise when people moon over chocolate. After all, everything from its rich taste and..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Food Feature by Amira Jensen

Austin's Own Bean-to-Bar Chocolates
Kiskadee's labor-intensive process yields distinctive product
"...chocolate is often marketed under the names "single-source" or "bean-to-bar." The difference between a bar of craft chocolate and..."

May 2, 2014 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

24-Hour Coffee Shop Plays Winning Combination
Strange Brew's all-access ethos
"...south off Ben White on Manchaca Road, the 24-hour coffee shop Strange Brew has doubled in size, taking over..."

July 12, 2013 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Everything Hits at Once
Give the drummer some: Spoon backbeat Jim Eno
"...Jim Eno wanted to start a band with me once...."

Aug. 1, 2014 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

JuiceLand Takes Over the World
Local juice bar is in rapid expansion mode
"...in 2001 at what was the Juice Joint on Barton Springs Rd. Back then, there were only a handful..."

July 14, 2014 Food Post by Amira Jensen

The Hidden Costs of Free
Is free Wi-Fi killing coffeehouse culture?
"..."Coffee. They should freeze it, you know? Fill, like, an..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Food-o-File
Austin is drowning in coffee, and the Blue Bonnet Cafe is Still Cookin' After 80 Years
"...We have our bimonthly story meetings in coffee shops for convenience, and when we were gathered around..."

May 1, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Medicine Men
The Band of Heathens' collective mojo
"...Home of the Blues is packed. Despite the $15 cover at Antone's and the oncoming week, the occasion itself..."

May 6, 2011 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Public Notice: Strange Bedfellows
Does ridesharing work for Austin?
"...Like Texas barbecue, a new Land Devel­op­ment Code apparently can't be rushed...."

April 1, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Passport to 'Handmade Nation'
The Austin premiere of 'Handmade Nation' left audiences inspired
"...expanded their craft mafia network across the country and over the pond, but brought together creators and fans at..."

Sept. 10, 2009 Design Post by Lei-Leen Choo

Public Notice: Mobility and Affordability
Mayor Adler chases transportation dollars
"...to realize the potential of the Smart City Initiative. Moreover, no U.S. city is in more need of innovation..."

April 8, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin Bars & Restaurants on TV
Turns out Austin is the coolest place on Earth to drink (and eat)
"...onslaught of shows featuring Austin on various cable networks over the next few weeks. I had a chance to..."

June 25, 2014 Food Post by Wes Marshall

The Ruta Java
Where to Go for a Cup of Joe
"......"

March 14, 1997 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Food
"...out, Taco Bell, for this new Austin restaurant is barking up the right tree. Featuring specialties from the Mexican..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Critic's Picks
Food & Drink
"...for victims of the recent terrorist bombing (Fork It Over), Austin chefs and restaurateurs will tie on an apron,..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Introducing Grizzly Hall
Former Emo’s co-owner Jason Sabala opens new Eastside venue
"...down the scoreboards and televisions at his alternative sports bar, Midway Field House, and replaced them with rustic logs..."

April 26, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips
Some 'Day Trips' highlights
"...the number of obstacles that the dedicated staff must overcome. The system preserves a diverse section of the state's..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Barry's Coffee Company in Temple provides fuel for the discerning I-35 driver in the form of real coffee, desserts, and the best chicken salad sandwiches in the universe.
"...Barry's Coffee Company in Temple is a caffeine oasis in..."

June 23, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Food-o-File
Television's appetite for Austin eateries is unslakable, plus a Hickory Street revival in this week's food news
"...week to sample the popular shrimp sandwich and the Korean-barbecued rabbit with kimchee. Fieri interviewed Bibby about his new..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...already hot. The old Quonset hut at 525 1/2 Barton Springs Rd., formerly a National Guard armory, was just..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...Watson. But after 16 months of discussing the many overlapping events in downtown from the comfort of the mayor's..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Subtle Sophistication
The Secret Is Out
"...no other spot like it. Those of us who've discovered the unassuming coffeehouse/wine bar/restaurant called HighLife Cafe have the..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Planet Funk Meets Planet Punk
Nu beats on famous bleats
"...When you're done, head over to the Here and Now: Austin's Beauty Bar, Mohawk,..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

City Hall Hustle: The Lure of Rainey Street
Bars, cars, and teeny tiny homes
"...the future of Rainey Street – where a burgeoning bar and restaurant scene has received mixed reviews from neighboring..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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