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The Roosevelt Room Stands Its Ground in a New Downtown
How the right lease negotiations kept the Fifth Street bar in business
"...horseshoe booth of black leather inside their dimly lit Roosevelt Room, June's sun blaring outside, Lavenue and Gobis tell..."

July 12, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Roosevelt Room Reopens, Launderette Brings the Bagels (and Schmears), and – Who Was That On Netflix's Meateater Last Week?
All the news that's fit to make your taste buds quiver
"...So, ah, the Roosevelt Room has reopened...."

Sept. 23, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

New Hours at Roosevelt Room, a New Face at Geraldine's
Today's Austin food news
"...co-owner Dennis Gobis are extending the hours at The Roosevelt Room and introducing a new happy hour. Now life..."

Sept. 21, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Roosevelt Room Reopens, Launderette Brings the Bagels (and Schmears), and – Who Was That On Netflix's Meateater Last Week?
All the news that's fit to make your taste buds quiver

Sept. 25, 2020 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fallen Warriors Remind of Roosevelt Leaks
Victory in adversity
"...by a knee injury, I keep thinking back to Roosevelt Leaks...."

Nov. 18, 2011 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Craft Work
The Roosevelt Room primes West Fifth revival
"...The Roosevelt Room hopes to bring even more sophistication to a..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

Learn to Make a White Tuxedo With a Livestreamed Happy Hour
Roosevelt Room's spirits wizard Matthew Korzelius shows you how
"...In today’s installment, the Roosevelt Room’s own Matthew Korzelius is going live on video..."

April 20, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Hyde Park on Hudson
The film gets big points for casting Bill Murray as FDR but its vision gets muddy after that.
"...there’s something indecorous about this glimpse of Franklin Delano Roosevelt as a presidential rake, a serial adulterer who carried..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Image of a First Lady
Based on her physical appearance alone, Jean Stapleton is a natural to portray Eleanor. But it turns out that the accomplished actress' resemblance to the first lady doesn't end there. It extends to her idealism, her feminism, and even her awakening to activism.
"...Jean Stapleton was a terrific choice to portray Eleanor Roosevelt on the stage or screen -- which she has..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ghost Hunting at Austin’s Spookiest Bars and Restaurants
Our favorite haunts
"...food critic and editor, I've run across a few rooms that could be described as ghastly, I have never..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Drink Your Flowers
Austin mixologists are putting the petal to the mezcal
"...a zero-proof cocktail that still has us feeling flushed. Roosevelt Room Lonesome Dove When the Roosevelt Room makes a..."

Nov. 19, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...He has our full attention. (Also: Fri., 1am, Victorian Room at the Driskill) – Kevin Curtin..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

17 Austin Bars With Great Food and Drinks
These one-stop shops are known for more than booze
"...Lone Star and an order of country-fried steak with potato-mushroom hash, tilting back in your chair and looking up..."

June 14, 2019 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

14 Austin Food Events to Add to Your Social Calendar
Ice cream/biscuit combos, a local luau, and more to keep you satiated
"...$15 Hawaiian plate lunches, like Mongolian beef with wild mushroom, garlic soy, and fried onion; and seafood tom yum..."

Sept. 6, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

A Round of Applause
"...continuous redevelopment of ATX, and the owners of the Roosevelt Room for exercising the fortitude and foresight to stick..."

July 15, 2019 Postmarks

What’s the Best Summertime Cocktail?
Whisler’s and Tigress bartenders talk summer sips
"...Justin Lavenue, owner of Roosevelt Room*, agrees with Swadley about the importance of bringing..."

July 11, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Fat-Washed Cocktails Make a Comeback
Your next drink might involve foie gras and a centrifuge
"...The Roosevelt Room's bar team uses a centrifuge to merge (and..."

June 1, 2018 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

Mixed Metaphors
These craft cocktails are for the books
"...Garnish with a thick-cut grapefruit peel. Justin Lavenue, The Roosevelt Room..."

June 17, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Black Star Co-op, Suerte's Este Pop-Ups, Swoop House, and – WTF, Conan's?
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...It’s no secret that the Roosevelt Room is one of the smoothest and most expertise-stocked..."

Aug. 11, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine
Support local business while maintaining your social distance
"...Sarah Eckhardt have ordered that bars and restaurant dining rooms be shuttered to slow the spread of COVID-19 through..."

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Friday Picks & Sleepers
Obvious Picks and loads of not-so-obvious Sleepers!
"...Jon Dee Graham 11pm, The Velveeta Room Playing two showcases this year, one of Austin's best..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

25 Bars That Define Austin
Dives, lounges, and saloons that are raising the bar
"...on the flocked wallpaper. Ahh, love, American style. The Roosevelt Room307 W. Fifth, 512/494-4094 www.therooseveltroomatx.com..."

July 21, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW Music recommendations and hints
"...making sparking pop that rose above the crush of bedroom producers. His Twin Shadow arrives at this year's SXSW..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

SXSW Comedy: The Daily Show Presents the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
Capturing the President's character in 140-character bursts
"...White House started in the 1930s, when Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the construction of his library. He believed that..."

March 9, 2019 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Gift Guide: Homegrown Food and Beverage Favorites!
Skip the old-school impersonal and go boldly local this season
"...recipes from renowned Austin bartenders from Daijoubu Pop-up, The Roosevelt Room, Midnight Cowboy, and The Tigress Pub...."

Dec. 4, 2020 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tickets on Sale Now for Austin Oyster Fest, Austin Women in Culinary Dinner, and Austin Food & Wine Festival
These are three foodie events you should definitely not miss
"...followed by a four-course dinner in the main dining room prepared by a talented line-up of 16 female chefs,..."

Jan. 24, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

From Spooky to Swanky, October Is Full of Food Fun
Open that calendar app and start making plans
"...The Roosevelt Room has debuted an all-new 80-drink menu. Intensively developed..."

Oct. 18, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

A Posies Pop-Up Show
“Classy clusterfuck” jangled the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday
"...Austin’s Roosevelt Room is a lovely bar, an establishment where people..."

May 5, 2016 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Two Texas Cookbooks Help Austin's Restaurants and Food Banks
A tale of two recipe books
"...Austin favorites like Sway, Güero's, Il Brutto, and The Roosevelt Room...."

May 15, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

15 Austin Restaurants & Bars With Alcohol-Free Menu Options
"...10. Roosevelt Room Renowned for an expansive drink menu, it's no..."

March 6, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

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