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Cheap Eats: Quickie Pickie
Convenience dating at a convenience store
"...make even the most low-key of meals interesting. Enter Quickie Pickie. Cheap Eats Case File 003: Quickie Pickie..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Food Feature by Mary Bryce

Moojo Makes a Sandwich, Kerbey Lane Brings Out the Pumpkins
Today's Austin food news
"...The Peached Tortilla and Quickie Pickie grows, Texas French Bread honors Boggy Creek Farm,..."

Oct. 29, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

South Austin Institution Whip In Under New Management
Beloved brewpub faces new challenges and former employees’ grievances
"...upcoming upgrades to the notorious single-occupancy restroom – since Quickie Pickie owner Zahir Prasla purchased the South Austin institution..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Food Feature by Jack Craver

A Quicker Picker Upper
Why take out when you can savor Quickie Pickie's new moves as a sunny gastropub?
"...The venerable Quickie Pickie convenience store on East 11th has been remodeled,..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

More Staff Turmoil at Whip In
Following layoffs, some staff quit in protest
"...or were fired after Prasla – who also owns Quickie Pickie – bought the business from its founder and..."

Nov. 9, 2017 Food Post by Jack Craver

Beaujolais Nouveau Hits Austin Market
Daily food news
"...disappointed by the closing of East End Wines is Quickie Pickie wine buyer Philip Gallegos. California native Gallegos is..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Seven Urban Markets to Cure Your Dinnertime Blues
Everything from prepared foods and local beer to artisanal meats and flowers
"...just sold the Austin classic to Zahir Prasla of Quickie Pickie, who plans to change things up with a..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Food Feature by Sierra Diaz

Food-O-File
An unusual number of new restaurants make their debuts this summer
"...Springdale Farm (755 Springdale); the reimagined, eat-in or take-out Quickie Pickie on East 11th is now part of that..."

June 7, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
A glimpse of SXSW 2014
"...And changes are in the works for the longtime Quickie Pickie convenience store (1208 E. 11th), which is being..."

March 22, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

la Barbecue Is Built to Last
The smoked meats mecca finds its forever home
"...The trailer was formerly housed at Quickie Pickie on East Cesar Chavez. The proprietors of la..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Food Feature by Rod Machen

The Long Story of East 11th and 12th Streets Takes a Turn
Austin’s historically black neighborhood continues to stand at the crossroads of growth
"...for what would become the East Village complex (behind Quickie Pickie, whose own redevelopment came later) the projects stopped...."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Four Flavors of Local Kombucha That Come in Cans
Chill with a can of Greenbelt Kombucha's fermented tea
"...a friendly $2 per can), as well as some "Quickie Pickie-type [stores]" and some local restaurants – Tso Chinese..."

July 12, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Review: Paperboy
Eastside trailer wakes up breakfast
"...brew, and freshly squeezed orange juice, even if across-the-street Quickie Pickie readily fills in the gaps. We did sneak..."

April 8, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

The Shopping List
Three ways to keep it local
"...jolt of the rosemary hibiscus. Pick up bottles at Quickie Pickie, Bee Grocery, or Fresh Plus...."

Feb. 19, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

The Shopping List
Three new ways to keep it local
"...by the pint at Lick's shop on South Lamar, Quickie Pickie, and In.gredients. Sweet Ritual Ice Cream Sandwich..."

July 3, 2015 Food Feature by Serena Yeh

Smart Apples
Summer sipping with Argus Fermentables
"...well as independent spots like Drink.Well, Odd Duck, and Quickie Pickie. And if our cider-crazed New York friends quote..."

June 26, 2015 Food Feature by Melody Fury

Playback: Cherubs Flit Back
The unlikely return of Nineties noisemakers Cherubs.
"...bands since 1994, have assembled on the patio of Quickie Pickie to discuss their resurrection with McMahon. The trio..."

July 25, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Picnic Perfect
Second annual Children's Picnic and Real Food Fair to celebrate local food
"...now available at retail stores including Whole Foods and Quickie Pickie, and restaurants around town...."

March 28, 2014 Food Feature by Anna Toon

The Food Issue: Finding Austin's Bodegas
We need to talk about Austin's takeout issue for a minute
"...popped up, joining other new food-importation transplants like the Quickie Pickie (1208 E. 11th St.), which offers a full..."

June 12, 2013 Food Post by Chase Hoffberger

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...lease. At 11th and Navasota (currently home to a Quickie Pickie), lawyer/developer and city Planning Commissioner Michael Casias, who..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Central East Austin, On the Ground
"...retail-and-residential project on Block 19, currently site of a Quickie Pickie. More housing is planned for Juniper Street, one..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature

Tweaking the ARA Plan
Seven years after its creation, the Austin Revitalization Authority hopes new revisions to its urban renewal plan can push Eastside redevelopment forward.
"...units. Also, Casias will preserve and help renovate the Quickie Pickie convenience store, originally slated for the wrecking ball...."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Unlikely Allies
Eastsiders and Suburbanites Unite to Fight City
"...shit for you," says Robert Gladwin, proprietor of the Quickie Pickie convenience store near the CCEC construction site...."

Nov. 7, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...businesses] there, except for the liquor store and the Quickie Pickie."..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

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