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Eight Classic Austin Burgers That Rival Whataburger
These local institutions have been around since at least 1968
"...& Wine’s recent praises, but there are certainly better burgers in Austin...."

Feb. 21, 2018 Food Post by Acacia Coronado

Burgers, Burgers Everywhere
The Chronicle Guide to Hamburgers in Austin
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June 20, 1997 Food Feature

Top 40 Vices Playlist
A walk on the wild side with songs of the seven deadly sins
"...I'mma show you how to turn it up a notch." – Kahron Spearman..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

SXSW Film Pro Tips
What to see, where to be, and how to relax
"...Topfer Theatre at Zach (1510 Toomey) One of our city’s..."

March 4, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

UPDATED Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...• Top Notch Burgers (7525 Burnet) general manager Katie Adams confirms..."

Jan. 10, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Lala's Lives!
Funky, festive neighborhood bar to reopen
"...neighborhood residents Mike Levine and restaurateur Kelly Chappel of Top Notch Burgers and Galaxy Cafe learned that Lala's might..."

Sept. 10, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Automat
"...white frame drive-in for its simple menu of griddled burgers, Russet fries, and hand-breaded onion rings. Any seat at..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Food Feature

Top Notch Restaurant
Trust us: 30 years later, it's still one of the best tastes in town.
"...Top Notch Restaurant7525 Burnet Rd., 452-2181..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Food Review by Mick Vann

Burger Town
How do our hometown patties match up against the influx of trendy national chains?
"...we've also been quietly enjoying a diverse complement of burgers from venerated purveyors for generations now, from the legendary..."

March 7, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Food-o-File
Toni Tipton-Martin gets a move on up to the White House as Austin wades deeper into trailer mania
"...with tamales, tacos, aguas frescas, and Mexican coffee; Mexican burgers and hot dogs from the Tex-Mex Man; hot and..."

June 4, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Yardbird's Blues
How the bone-out chicken-fried chicken breast is destroying American menus
"...Charlotte Harris, who answers, without a hint of hesitation, "Top Notch!" Oh yeah, I remember Top Notch. It was..."

June 29, 2007 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

As You Like It
Welcome! The following is our comprehensive Austin guide to the American classic commonly known as the hamburger.
"...Hamburgers made a big splash in the national news recently..."

March 7, 2003 Food Feature

Landmark Eateries
Austin landmarks 25-49 years in the making
"...Top Notch..."

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

2012 Restaurant Poll Results and Guide
And the winner is ... you, because you get to nom on all these treats
"...some of our newer restaurants and concepts into the Top 35 favorites list, and into winning positions in many..."

May 18, 2012 Food Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Good work, but you missed a favorite -- the burgers at the Central Market Cafe (either Austin location). CM..."

March 14, 2003 Column

Hot Dogs
"...home, my dad asked if anyone thought we should stop at Blackie's, a hot-dog stand old enough to have..."

June 20, 1997 Food Feature

New on Burnet Road
A basket of new dining establishments serving everyday eats to everyday folks
"...to Burnet County. In those days, cars motored by, stopping only for gas or an occasional bite at Top..."

June 17, 2011 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Dining del Lago 2010
What a difference some rain makes! The water is blue, the hills are green, and several new restaurants are cooking near area lakes.
"...and crunchy haricots verts dressed in a simple vinaigrette; topped with good-quality flaked tuna, anchovies, and briny Niçoise olives;..."

July 2, 2010 Food Feature

Day Trips: AquaBrew Brewery, San Marcos
Popular brewpub has the agility of a homebrewer and consistency of a craft brewer
"...agility of a homebrewer and the equipment of a top-of-the-line craft brewer. That gives the 2-year-old brewpub the ability..."

April 6, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Gulf Shores Peninsula, Alabama
Gulf Coast vacation destination only feels like an island
"...Slushy with lots of rum and a cherry on top. “It’s called that because it sneaks up on you,”..."

April 27, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Mi Ranchito II Never Fails to Satisfy
Guacamole, Mexican burgers, or huge bowls of caldo, it's all good here
"...(emulsified with avocado, with serrano and poblano), number three top is "Medium Red", and bottom is "Hot Red" (which..."

Jan. 3, 2013 Food Post by Mick Vann

Young and Hungry
ACC offers students two restaurants' worth of opportunity
"...metropolitan area in the country. We have access to top-quality, prime cooking ingredients, both from local artisanal producers and..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Learn Your EATs
An epicurean orientation for students new and returning, but also for ACL visitors and recently arrived residents
"...town for small plates. But they also have a top-notch wine list and a manager who knows what he's..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Most Likely to Endure
With the exception of the era-specific music, what the kids like in Dazed and Confused is pretty much the same thing kids like now, which goes a long way in explaining why, 10 years later, the video's a staple in college dorms, owned by kids who weren't conceived yet in the Seventies and couldn't buy a ticket to the R-rated movie when it came out in the Nineties.
"...Weekly put out a special collectors issue ranking cinema's top 50 cult classics. Texas made a more than respectable..."

May 30, 2003 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Then There's This: The House McKown Built
The emotional fight to save 'the crown of Crestview'
"...Kelly Chappell, owner of Top Notch Ham­burgers, recounted how he had dreamed of someday..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Big News in Oasis, Texas
These two new spots do impressive work considering their volume
"...popular, affordable items on the menu, such as pizzas, burgers, and salads. The roasted red pepper hummus with kalamata..."

July 1, 2011 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Comfort, Upgraded
Zax Pints & Plates mixes boutique beers and a bistro menu – with predictably mixed results
"...Gulf blue crabmeat ($6), classic Caesar salad ($7), meaty burgers smothered with blue cheese ($7.50), and herby roasted chicken..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Food-o-File
Food Editor Virginia B. Wood says goodbye to Chronicle writer Rebecca Chastenet de Géry and hello to Claudia Alarcon and Erin Mosow, while still serving up the latest news in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...cooking for local restaurants, emerging with a degree, some top-notch professional cooking skills, and an expertise in Mayan cuisine...."

July 5, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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