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Wine of the Week
Friulano from northeastern Italy
"...get the Italians to stop using their trademark name Tocai. Winemakers in Friuli have grown Tocai Friulano (aka Sauvignon..."

May 3, 2013 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Pub grub gone posh
" the building since it was Thai Tara or Tocai, you're in for a big surprise. The place now..."

May 13, 2011 Food Review by Wes Marshall

The Grape Beyond
From Burgundy to Tuscany, the basics on wines one might soon find in Austin
"...out, and the family style rang through. Sauvignon Blanc, Tocai, and Pinot Bianco are all well-extracted wines, but with..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Selections From Italy
"...2006 Tocai di Friuliano $30..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Virginia B. Wood goes stream of consciousness in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...has taken over the space formerly occupied by both Tocai and Ped's Lemongrass... Earlier this year, baker Gilbert Paisano..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Liquid Assets
Wes Marshall scrutinizes the best wine lists in Austin.
"...Crisp white: Polencic Tocai Friulano ($34)...."

May 31, 2002 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...Honorable MentionTocai, Waterloo Brewing Co., G & M SteakhouseWorth NotingHabana..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Critics Picks
"...Huisache Grill in New BraunfelsPlaces We Wish Were Still OpenTocai, 22, Les AmisWorth NotingCafe Mundi, PangoUp & ComingLambert'sWhere Critics..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
"...Tocai, (out of business)Critics Places We Wish Were Still Open..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Food Editor Virginia B. Wood has had correspondence from several of the most tasteful men in Austin's food scene in the past week and it's all good news.
"...spring when the pleasant Mediterranean-inspired bistro and wine bar Tocai was an early victim of downtown construction street closures..."

March 1, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

A prominent local restaurateur has taken to the radio, complaining about all the gloom and doom being reported in the newspapers and then a reader e-mailed last week to say he was tired of reading about "dot-com failures" and their impact on Austin's restaurant scene. Well, boys, all I can say in my defense is … the news is just the news.
"...RR 620S, 263-2221; 601 W. 6th) in the former Tocai just west of the Warehouse District later this month...."

Aug. 10, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The 2001 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
"...notice a rash of restaurant closings, saying goodbye to Tocai, Pao's downtown, Little Italy, Little Bombay, Fresh Planet, and..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Readers Poll
"...Saccone's Pizza (Far North Austin)Place We Wish Were Still OpenTocaiRUNNERS-UPGood Eats Cafe, Mad Dog & Beans..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Critics Picks
"...Places We Wish Were Still OpenPao's downtown, Tocai, Little Bombay, 22..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood mentions the good news and the bad about local restaurants.
"...22, both Fresh Planet Cafe (Sixth & Lamar) and Tocai (601 W. Sixth) closed the weekend of April 15th...."

April 27, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Eating Well in Austin Without Breaking the Bank
"...Tocai601 W. Sixth, 457-8880..."

March 2, 2001 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Prix-Fixe Primer
Chronicle Cuisines writers Rachel Feit and Barbara Chisholm reveal how to eat well in Austin without breaking the bank.

March 2, 2001 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Chef news and upcoming culinary events in town.
"...Griffiths has taken over the top job in the Tocai kitchen since Betsy Johnston married a Nashville cat and..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Best Bites
The Cuisines Staff Noshes Through 2000
"...9. Tocai: Tocai is the best place in Austin to learn..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

The Flavors of Fall
Photo Essay by John Anderson
"...Mushroom Crusted Chicken BreastBetsy Johnston, Tocai (601 W. Sixth, 457-8880)..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Food Feature

Terms of Enqueerment
What happened when gay Austinites decided to come out of gay bars and into straight ones
" October at Trudy's on 30th Street (and then Tocai for dinner, and then the Voodoo Room), "you are..."

Nov. 10, 2000 News Feature by Clay Smith

Four Austin restaurants are among the best in Texas, according to Gourmet magazine. Virginia B. Wood reveals which ones and updates readers on Austin's culinary news.
"...Football, why not try Monday Night Prix Fixe at Tocai (601 W. Sixth, 457-8880) with a three-course meal by..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Critics Picks
"...Best Wine ListTocai..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

2000 Restaurant Poll Index
"...Tocai, 601 W. Sixth, 457-8880CRITICS WINE LIST..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

The Whole Woman
The profound underexposure of women among Austin's food luminaries causes one to wonder whether a certain locker-room mentality still prevails in kitchens around the city.
" knows that Betsy Johnston is the chef at Tocai, or that Kerry Johnson works as chef de cuisine..."

May 5, 2000 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

The Chronicle endorsements (or lack thereof) under fire.
"...Hi. My name is Anthony Garcia. I own the Tocai Restaurant & Wine Bar at Sixth and Nueces. I..."

May 5, 2000 Column

Second Helpings: Wine Lists
Food writer Wes Marshall surveys the wine lists in 10 Austin restaurants.

April 7, 2000 Food Column

"...Tocai601 W. Sixth, 457-8880..."

March 24, 2000 Food Review by Wes Marshall

Second Helpings: Mediterranean/Middle Eastern
Chronicle writer Greg Beets serves up local meditteranean and Middle Eastern cuisine in this week's Second Helpings.

March 24, 2000 Food Column

Tocai: Picks of the List
"...Tocai: Picks of the List Zardetto Proseco, $19..."

March 24, 2000 Food Review

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