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The Omelettry to Lose Lease in 2015
Owners currently hunting for new location
"...Shock waves reverberated through midtown Austin yesterday when the Austin Business Journal reported that the 36-year-old business had..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The New Omelettry Now Open
Longtime fans flock to soft opening
"...Second generation Omelettry owner Jesse Carpenter thought he'd send out an email..."

May 26, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Original Omelettry Closing May 4
Diner will move to new location later in month
"...converted root beer stand for more than 37 years, the Carpenter family will move their Austin landmark eatery, the..."

April 28, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Nailing the Market
The next time you go out to eat, keep an eye out for the work of Austin artist Elizabeth Guenthner. She's showing in almost every cafe where it's possible to display art, and her works' precise, distinctly disturbing beauty is simply transcendent.
"...Austin native Elizabeth Guenthner is exhibiting her artwork, throughout the year, in almost every local cafe where it's possible..."

July 14, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Omelettry an Icon!
"...Dear Editor, I was shocked when I read the debate of whether or not the Omelettry is an..."

Dec. 10, 2006 Postmarks

Spreading the Word
Six "New' acts for people who appreciate good music
"...Jane Bond Of all the new artists in Austin, Jane Bond's music possesses the..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Six Chill Zones Away from the SXSW Madness
From fancy to funky, these are your escape routes
"...beer and free shows are great and all, but there’s only so much Lone Star and unsigned indie acts..."

March 13, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
"...Many of Austin's most iconic signs have weathered theft, damage, and waves of style but remain bat..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

Food-o-File
The barbecue beat, plus big news for the Omelettry
"...If there is a better promoter for the Austin culinary scene..."

March 21, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Sweet Ritual Expands Its Thriving Vegan Ice Cream Location on Airport
Bigger and better from the ground up
"...That might be true in some parts of the world, even in some parts of this country, but..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Magnolia Cafe West Closes for Good
Lake Austin Boulevard eatery is shuttered, shuttered, gone
"...Full disclosure: I worked as a waiter at the Magnolia Cafe on Lake Austin Boulevard for 12 years...."

April 20, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Braille Is for Diners
State agency and students bring braille menus to 38 eateries around Austin, more to follow
"...news for blind and visually impaired diners around Austin: The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and students at..."

March 27, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Party Like It's 9am
12 ways to have breakfast all day during SXSW
"...Ah, South By. That time of year when the live music capital of the world becomes one massive..."

March 11, 2016 Food Post by Adrienne Whitehorse

Food-o-File: Weekend Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...Sometimes there is too much Austin food news to squeeze into..."

Jan. 3, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...– say, an unlikely place for a crowd to gather, like a broccoli farm or the bottom of the..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

10 Kid-Friendly Austin Restaurants That Parents Won't Hate
Dine out with small humans without sacrificing quality or losing your mind
"...School is back in session and the lethargy-inducing dog days of summer are still in high..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Bands Without Bass Players? Dec. 8 ["Postmarks"]: Are you the fat dude in need of a shave? Or just..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column

Breakfast All Day
"...The Omelettry..."

March 7, 1997 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Rumors! Babies! SouthBites!
"...Local rumor mills were ablaze at the end of last week with speculations about new locations..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Best of Austin – Thursday
BOA all day, erryday
"...need a break? A place to chill? Something for the rest of your family, kids, or crew, some of..."

March 20, 2015 Features Feature

Food-O-File
"...Seems like it's been January forever now and the unseasonable weather just adds to the confusion. There is..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

City Council Notebook
"...From the Chronicle newsbunker to you... Re: City Council Agenda, Thursday,..."

Dec. 12, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Landmark Eateries
Austin landmarks 25-49 years in the making
"...some parameters for our local landmarks story, we established the totally arbitrary rule of restaurants/hotels that had been in..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONCafe Spiazzo, Castle Hill Cafe, Mother Egan's Irish Pub, Hula HutBarbecueThe Salt LickRUNNERS-UPRudy's Country Store..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

More Restaurants Openings and Closings
Daily Austin food news
"...More shake-ups in the Austin food scene...."

Dec. 21, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Simplicity Wine & Eats
Parind Vora's new endeavor provides a casual spot for gourmet food and drinks
"...while something really unique and honest comes along in the Austin dining scene, but it may take a while..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Food-O-File
History Pop Quiz
"...In what year did the following things occur?: 1. George H. W. Bush was..."

April 2, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

First Look: Sala & Betty
Fine-dining chef brings family fare
"...After a long career in the fine-dining sector of Austin's Downtown restaurant scene, chef and..."

Feb. 25, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

FoRay's Experimental Austin Cuisine Forging Food Paths
"...Sometime in the mid-Seventies, a new cuisine developed in our city. Known..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature

Food-o-File
Slow food is no trivial pursuit
"...I'm really looking forward to the Slow Food Grub Trivia hosted by John Antonelli in..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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