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Austin Tea Party
The Tea Embassy presents Best on Ice
" could make a pretty convincing argument for iced tea. Nothing is quite so refreshing on a hot day,..."

June 16, 2006 Food Feature by MM Pack

Tea Gets Hot in Austin
Austin's new cup of tea
"...liquid sources of relaxation and caffeination. Whatever the reason, tea is getting hot in Austin...."

Feb. 6, 2009 Food Feature by Lindsey Goodwin

A New Cuppa Tea in Tripoli
Actress Bernadette Nason takes tales of a year in Libya and brews a potent memoir
"...stitch several of her stories into a one-woman show, Tea in Tripoli, for City Theatre's Summer Acts! Austin 2011..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Tea in Tripoli'
A master storyteller spins the true yarn of a year spent in Libya
"...yarn of her year in that North African nation. Tea in Tripoli condenses to 90 minutes the 12 months..."

July 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Pinkies High
Elegant or Funky, Tea Sets Spiff Up Any Decor
"...When most Southerners think of tea, the first thing that comes to mind is a..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Features Feature by Terry Ornelas Woodroffe

Event Menu
Jan. 20-27
"...January is National Hot Tea Month, so take the opportunity to learn everything you..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Food Column

Event Menu
Sept. 8-15
"...An upcoming tea briefing will examine whether caffeine in tea is friend..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Food Column

The Domaine Dupeuble Pere et Fils 2005 is the one; plus, taking measure of the Mercury's rising
" make the necessary changes. The very capable creative team recently completed the renovations, maintaining the Mercury's quaint charm..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Delicious ways to savor May 28-June 2
" talk about the food and culture of woman-owned tea rooms entitled Stories Teacups Could Tell at the Tea..."

May 27, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Beau Theriot has got the Oasis back on track; plus, grillin', tea, 'The Future of Food,' and Roy's recipes
"...Sims will reveal "Everything You Want to Know About Tea" at a seminar covering history, presentation, preparation, and tea..."

June 10, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent
", Stevie (Bale). But eventually, Verloc's bosses at the embassy decide he needs to become more of a true..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Event Menu
Feb. 8-14
"...• Experience a Chocolate Take on Tea at the Tea Embassy (900 Rio Grande, 330-9991). Meet..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Making good on some Restaurant Poll mistakes; plus, getting our Daily fix and some stuff to do with dad
"...good.Event Menu: June 16-22: Celebrate With Dad Edition! The Tea Embassy (900 Rio Grande, 330-9991, hosts a Father's..."

June 17, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Best of Food in 2007
10 Best Surprises of 2007
" astounded at the difference in quality between whole-leaf tea and mass-produced supermarket tea bags Iced tea is my..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

One man's green issues are another man's Foie Gras Cotton Candy
"...sheet" for specific wild-salmon varieties and dishes… Operation Texas Tea is an afternoon tea on June 8 honoring our..."

May 25, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Sept. 29-Oct. 5
"...Tea Embassy (900 Rio Grande, 330-9991) proprietor Carol Sims extends..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Food Column

Top Shelf
Austin's latest offerings for a little kitchen reading
"...Tea Treasures & More (self-published, $19.95) For those who might..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Off with our heads on some misreporting of the Lazy Fork Barbecue legacy; plus, an Independence Day Event Menu
" earlier this month. Sanitchat expects to resume her cooking/catering/teaching schedule sometime later in the summer... Here's a list..."

June 30, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Local Hangover Cures
Defeating the porcelain god and that pounding brain
"...damage when combined with alcohol, so stick to aspirin instead. Cold shower? It just lowers your body temperature even..."

March 20, 2009 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Last Minute Valentine's suggestions
Food Editor Virginia B. Wood shares some last minute suggestions for Valentine's gifts or celebrations.
"...messages for $2 each. * Celebrate Valentine's Day with tea and chocolate at the Tea Embassy (900 Rio Grande,..."

Feb. 11, 2009 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Event Menu
Nov. 10-15
"...Oolong Day at the Tea Embassy (900 Rio Grande, 330-9991; offers the opportunity..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Capital Area Food Bank could use a hand; plus, ring in the season with events all over town
"...The historic downtown home that houses the Tea Embassy (900 Rio Grande, 330-9991) is decorated for Christmas..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Official Drink of Austin Contest Names Team Qui the Winners
Holy crap, does my head hurt
"...because I tried to taste all the competing cocktails instead, and the bartenders were slammed. Each team had three..."

Feb. 24, 2014 Food Post by Claudia Alarcón

The Best of Food in 2007
The best of 2007 in bites, wines, surprises, and, of course, quotes from Ratatouille

Jan. 4, 2008 Food Feature

New French Shorts
Queer and immigrant stories, satire and romance give new perspectives on French culture
"...Cinema program and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New French Shorts undoubtedly tries to live up to..."

May 15, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

ZZ Top
Tracking the beards
"...Minutes earlier, a few blocks away at my Embassy Suites, he disrupted the flow just by walking in..."

Dec. 27, 2013 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

New to Town
Check out these new Downtown restaurants for your mid-SXSW snacking

March 12, 2010 Food Feature

After a Fashion
Got a fetish for fashion? Read the verdict on Austin's latest fetish fashion show. (Hint: Stephen seems to have kept his whip sheathed!!!)
"...improvement. Fetish design is not exactly my cup of tea, but the tenets of good design, construction, and styling..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Safety in Words
If there is drama in Laura Furman's stories, Robin Bradford writes, it is not usually the life and death kind. It is the daily, wearing, ineffable drama of living as a human island among others who invariably seem more attractive, more connected, or simply more "normal."
"...attention to detail has served Furman well as writer, teacher, and editor. Under her editorship, the late American Short..."

April 20, 2001 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

Standing Around on "The Corner"
My Big Role as a subUrbia Stand-in
" need to reshoot. "New Deal," Hensz booms. "Second Team."..."

Aug. 9, 1996 Screens Feature

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