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Holiday Tamales From Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina
Two varieties of tamales are ready to order
"...Both locations of Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina (1206 W. 38th; 419-7482 and 5900..."

Dec. 11, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Santa Rita Cantina
I have a confession to make: I have never been an enthusiast of Tex-Mex cuisine
"...Santa Rita Cantina1206 W. 38th (in the 26 Doors Shopping..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Day Trips: Santa Rita No. 1
Site of the original West Texas oil boom still towers above the desert
"...Santa Rita No. 1 turned a page in the history..."

March 25, 2016 Column by Gerald McLeod

Reason No. 58 to Spend Sunday Out: Farm to Girl Skincare Launch
Farm to Girl Harvests New Skin Care Line
"...care today, November 3, with a special event at Santa Rita Cantina from 3-6pm...."

Nov. 2, 2013 Design Post by Anne Harris

What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
"...Mayor Tom Miller, the first families move into the Santa Rita Apartments at 2341 Corta Street. Santa Rita is..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Food-o-File
'A Christmas Story' gets the Alamo treatment; plus, 'Barbecue: A Love Story' and Santa Rita's Rose Bowl cocktail
"...still a little time to order great tamales from Santa Rita Tex Mex (1206 W. 38th, 419-RITA), where chef..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
Dec. 6-12
"...› For the Love of Tamales It's time for Santa Rita's annual homemade tamale sale. Order at least 24..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Food Column

Event Menu
You had me at 'free crawfish'
"...Bring your pet to Paws on the Patio at Santa Rita Cantina (5900 W. Slaughter) for live music, pet..."

June 10, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Dishing out the food news one dollop at a time
"...34th Street Cafe owner Eddie Bernal debuted his new Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina (1206 W. 38th, 419-7482) in the..."

July 23, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Holiday Tamales
Unwrap a taste of the holidays
"...Santa Rita Cantina (1206 W. 38th, 419-RITA; 5900 Slaughter, 288-5100)..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

It's Complicated
Far from complicated, this rom-com starring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin is a wish-fulfillment fantasy for women of a certain age.
"...worlds. In It’s Complicated, Streep plays Jane Adler, a Santa Barbara, Calif., restaurateur who is 10 years divorced from..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Food-o-File
Toys, tamales, and drive-through pies – the holidays are here in earnest
"...will be distributed to local kids by Austin's Blue Santa operation on Dec. 16... Austin's own Mangia Chicago Stuffed..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
"...ranching techniques, the South Texas ranch bred the first Santa Gertrudis cattle, and is now the largest cattle operation..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Column

Local Restaurants Work Hard to Support Medical Teams
The Austin food scene steps up by doing what it does best
"...allow "both organizations to augment and expand their respective charitable programs and enable ATX Hospital Meals to accept tax-exempt..."

May 1, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Nonprofits and the City's Quest for Affordable Housing
Helping usher Austin out of a quagmire of inequality
"...used those funds to construct the 186 units at Santa Rita Courts, Rosewood Courts, and Chalmers Courts. Each continues..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Where to Watch the Big Game in Austin
And where to go for takeout
"...passionately debating Lady Gaga's performance. Limited availability, call ahead. Santa Rita Cantina Impress your friends with a delicious game..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Food Post by Sierra Diaz

District 10: Gallo and Alter to Run-Off
Incumbent Sheri Gallo and challenger Alison Alter will meet in a run-off election set for Dec. 13
"...told the Chronicle during her election party Tuesday at Santa Rita. "We're looking forward to fighting for the voices..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Live Election Coverage
Is it over yet?
"...and incumbent Sheri Gallo. Alter addressed the crowd at Santa Rita around 9pm, thanking everyone who attended for donating..."

Nov. 8, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Contested Territory
Black Austinites claim police suspicion, mistreatment
"...has been mistreated by APD. Patricia lives in the Santa Rita Courts in East Austin. On the afternoon of..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

A Declaration of Independence
Zavala Elementary and Principal Sean Fox are succeeding at going their own way
"...building the nation's first Public Works Authority housing project, Santa Rita Courts, to the east, then a year later,..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Gusto Italian Kitchen
Despite some bright spots, 'Gusto' fails to dazzle
"...Lockley have been incredibly successful with 34th Street Cafe, Santa Rita Cantina, and Blue Star Cafe­teria. All three venues..."

July 27, 2012 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Food-o-File
Food films for you to chew on
"...will go to local housing nonprofit Foundation Communities... And Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina (1206 W. 38th; 5900 W. Slaughter)..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food Events
An abundance of benefits and other foodie events
"...15 years to the SafePlace Christmas Toy Drive at Santa Rita Cantina (5900 W. Slaughter). Enjoy happy hour prices..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Contest & Festival Facts
"...Restaurant, Buffalo Billiards, Curra's Grill, Matt's Famous El Rancho, Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina, Sun Garden Shaved Ice, and..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Food Feature

Event Menu
The harder they come, the harder they nosh
"...• Santa Rita Cantina (5900 W. Slaugh­ter) hosts Housewives of South..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Host your own Tex-Mex Super Bowl party, buy your sweetie a heart-shaped pie or pizza pie, or discover other food news
"...are eager to provide the food. Either location of Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina (1206 W. 38th, 419-7482; 5900..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

La Sombra Bar & Grill
Pisco sours and ceviche galore from the duo that brought you 34th Street Cafe
"...partners in the venerable 34th Street Cafe, the always-popular Santa Rita Cantina, and Blue Star Cafeteria, and their newest..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Food Review by Rachel Feit

Lots of Winners at the Hot Sauce Festival
The 20th annual Hot Sauce Festival judges crowned old and new winners alike
"...all, look how well that has worked out for Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina, Las Lomas Tex Mex Cantina,..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Contest & Festival Facts
"...Restaurant, Buffalo Billiards, Curra's Grill, Matt's Famous El Rancho, Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina, Sun Garden Shaved Ice, and..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Food Feature

Southwest Austin Dining
Homegrown restaurant chains seem to be flourishing in this fast-growing area of town
"...Santa Rita Tex Mex Cantina: 5900 W. Slaughter, 288-5100, www.santaritacantina.com..."

June 4, 2010 Food Feature

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