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West Sixth Street is abuzz with delicious options, and more foodie news
"...the old one more than a year ago. And Portabla (1200 W. Sixth, 481-8646, has also added an..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Take Out the Heat
Sure, complaining about the heat only makes it worse. A long string of 100 degree days presents an unsolvable problem but it just so happens that there's one summer problem we can solve. What to do about dinner on a day when the ambient blast furnace is stuck in the triple digits and operating any appliance hotter than a microwave is a sure sign of madness? Where to go, what to buy, how to put a tasty meal on the table without working up a sweat?
"...have starved." Don't starve, don't suffer, just shop and smile.Portabla 1200 W. Sixth, 481-TOGO (8646)..."

July 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

V.B.W. keeps an eye on the comings, goings, and goings-on
"...of her West Austin gourmet cafe and take-out shop, Portabla (1200 W. Sixth, 481-8646) to longtime employee Chase Jones...."

May 28, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Supper Underground
Supper Underground redefines the dinner-party experience
"...have been in restaurants or commercial spaces such as Portabla, Lamberts, and Whole Foods...."

June 19, 2009 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Farmers, parties, and more Zen
"...luncheon included food from Shoal Creek Saloon, Rounder's Pizza, Portabla, Z'Tejas Grill, and Sweetish Hill Bakery. If the traffic..."

June 4, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood brings good news, good food, and good gossip in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...along West Sixth held their first "Third Thursday" celebration. Portabla (1200 W. Sixth, 481-8646) got into the act by..."

July 25, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

March comes in like a SXSW and Virginia B. Wood gets down to business, in this week's "Food-o-File."
" a divine meal from Patricia Bauer-Slate and the Portabla angels. The happy couples streamed blissfully out of the..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

"...includes the romantic foodie comedy Mostly Martha, dinner from Portabla, champagne and wine, as well as candy and flowers...."

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

If It Ain't Bruch, Don't Fix It
Just a drummer from Iowa? Just a culinary badass? Hold his beer.
"...I took my first legitimate cooking job – at Portabla. And that was an amazing job. My first actual..."

Dec. 21, 2017 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...the Hippie Chop Salad, the Farmhouse Brunch burger, a Portabla taco, and Emily's Pan-Roasted Chicken, as well as some..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Look local for the holidays, Christmas Day dining at Manny Hattan's, and more
"...home with plenty of bubbly and tasty nibbles from Portabla. Darnell's paintings remain at Spazio through the end of..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Stress-Free Thanksgiving 2004
Let the hotels, restaurants, and markets take care of it
"...Portabla (1200 W. Sixth, 481-8646): Complete holiday meals (entrée, stuffing,..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Second Helpings
Gourmet takeout

July 30, 2004 Food Column

Where to Find Wi-Fi
A partial list of hot spots affiliated with the Wireless City Project in the Austin area
"...Portabla (1200 W. Sixth)..."

June 11, 2004 Screens Feature

Capital Idea!
On the phone, on the Web, on the farm, or in the store: giving a little Austin to the foodies on your gift list
"...can buy their cheeses at Central Market, Whole Foods, Portabla, Westlake Farmers Market, Austin Downtown Farmers' Market, and the..."

Dec. 5, 2003 Food Feature

Thanks to the HCWFF, It's Party Time!
"...Included on the list are: Aquarelle, Zoot, Cafe Josie, Portabla, Crimson, VIVO, Amuse Bouche Catering, Ranch 616, Zoot, and..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Second Helpings: Gourmet Takeout
All up in it with Gourmet Takeout!

Aug. 15, 2003 Food Column

From Scratch
Starting in the Seventies with an old house and old equipment, Sweetish Hill soon baked its way into Austin lore
"...old bakery location at 1200 W. Sixth now houses Portabla, their cafe and takeout operation...."

July 4, 2003 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood digs up all of the good dirt on the farmers' market projects going on in Austin, in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...Zinger. The hard-working crews were sustained by food from Portabla and Satay... In the planning stages of the new..."

March 28, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood has news from across the land.
"...foodies in the fall of 2002. Patricia Bauer-Slate of Portabla and Sweetish Hill will be preparing the food, offering..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Instant Thanksgiving!
Advice for the Culinarily Challenged

Nov. 22, 2002 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Second Helpings: Gourmet Takeout
Have the need to feed with a relative degree of speed? Erin Mosow takes you on a gourmet takeout tour in this week's "Second Helpings."

Aug. 16, 2002 Food Column

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
"...Street, Fredericksburg, 830/990-8935, available in Austin at Central Markets, Portabla, Cafe MiaCritics Ice Cream..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Cook Globally, Grow Locally
"...Mangia Pizza, the Shoreline Grill, Siena, Starlite, Sweetish Hill Bakery/Portabla, and Rather Sweet Bakery. It's a healthy, relaxing, and..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Second Helpings: Gourmet Takeout
Gourmet takeout in this week's "Second Helpings"

June 22, 2001 Food Column

2001 Restaurant Poll Index
"...Portabla, 1200 W. Sixth, 481-TOGO (8646)CRITICS SANDWICH (TIE)..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Critics Picks
"...SandwichCarved Turkey with Dressing & Cranberry Mayo at Portabla, Hummus & Artichoke at Marakesh..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Your Name Here
Austin is becoming famous for its local brands; Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood reveals why.
"...Wednesdays and Saturdays, at Whole Foods Markets and at Portabla (1200 W. Sixth)...."

July 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

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