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A Taste of Tuscany
Basil's Classic Italian Fare

July 26, 1996 Food Feature

Certified Copy
Juliette Binoche stars in this romantic drama about the value of originality by Abbas Kiarostami.
"...occurs during the course of one sunny afternoon in Tuscany. A romance in Tuscany?! For starters, how many times..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Like Someone in Love
The latest film from Iranian filmmaking legend Abbas Kiarostami is set in Japan and looks at some characters playing out approximations of love.
"...been working outside of his native country since 2010’s Tuscany-set Certified Copy...."

March 15, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Beauty in Trouble
In this Czech film, the tumultuous marriage of a couple, who only stop quarreling for bouts of sex, faces a reckoning.
"...also a wealthy winemaker with an expansive villa in Tuscany, and when he offers the patently sensual, emotionally overwhelmed..."

April 3, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miracle at St. Anna
Spike Lee fights the good fight but loses the battle in his bloated and muddled World War II epic that pays tribute to the Army's Buffalo Soldiers.
"...the Army’s 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped in Tuscany behind enemy lines in 1944. Despite spending more than..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Up at the Villa
"...cast and the lovely location settings of Florence and Tuscany. Set among a group of American and British expatriates..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tea With Mussolini
"...the effect is unintentionally comic.) Even the beauty of Tuscany is shortchanged in Tea With Mussolini -- David Watkin's..."

May 14, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Stealing Beauty
"...in a villa nestled amongst the rolling hills of Tuscany, Stealing Beauty begins with the arrival of 19-year-old Lucy..."

July 12, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Weekend Wine: Try This Chianti for a Casual Dinner
The Medici family tree is full of great winemakers
"...the reign of power of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany), the name Lorenzo dé Medici is one of the..."

April 24, 2021 Food Post by Wes Marshall

SXSW Panel Recap: Pedaler’s Palate
Four cyclists discuss better ways to fuel the body
"..."Riding through Tuscany in the fall when the figs are dripping off..."

March 14, 2018 Food Post by Adrienne Whitehorse

The Grape Beyond
From Burgundy to Tuscany, the basics on wines one might soon find in Austin
"...days until our next visit, we headed down to Tuscany to see the Banfi operation. This is one of..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

A Pinch of History, A Dash of Memoir
Windows on the World Complete Wine Course
"...Wine Course ahead in the game. --Anthony King Bella Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy..."

June 11, 1999 Food Feature

Culinary Dream Team
Texas authors headline the book fest Cooking Tent
"...A Family Farm in Tuscany: Recipes and Stories From Fattoria Poggio Alloroby Sarah Fioroni..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

A Texan Does Toscana
While it's obvious that hours of work making stocks, sauces, marinades, and custards go into the production of every meal at Siena, the end result is an array of hearty and robust peasant dishes elegant in their simplicity and true to their heritage.
"...struck by the similarities between the traditional foods of Tuscany and the roasted or grilled meats, game, and potatoes..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Benedetta
Paul Verhoeven gets historical for his new take on nunsploitation
"...and the small Italian town in the province of Tuscany...."

Dec. 3, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity
The mathematical artist, in his own words and unique images
"...from architecture and to printmaking. An extended trip to Tuscany and a revelatory trip to the Alhambra in Spain..."

Feb. 5, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Made in Italy
Neeson and son head to Tuscany for affable, predictable bonding
"...(Richardson) sets off to the gorgeous rolling hills of Tuscany with his grumpy father (Neeson) in tow. He's convinced..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Terrence Malick Film to Open SXSW
Ryan Gosling pic about the music industry filmed at ACL, Fun Fun Fun
"...Shellen’s lyrical portrait of a tiny hill town in Tuscany Spettacolo, their second feature after the award-winning Marwencol; first-time..."

Jan. 5, 2017 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Food Events
Mar. 29-April 1
"...› David Bull's Tuscany in Austin Chef David Bull presents a talk on..."

March 28, 2014 Food Column

Wine of the Week
A Pinot Grigio for everyone
"...any foods. Mazzoni, on the other hand, is from Tuscany, the part of Italy that looks like the Hill..."

July 12, 2013 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Wine of the Week
Chianti that calls out for a slice of pizza
"...make wines from grapes bought from other growers in Tuscany. The Stucchi family has been involved in the Italian..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Some Parts of the World Pt. 1
Singer-songwriter BettySoo battles elasticity in Italy
"...fashionable Italians, thanks to several days of eating in Tuscany...."

June 2, 2011 Music Post by BettySoo

Wine of the Week
A special recommendation for people who love Italy
"...For anyone fascinated with Tuscany, I would like to give my highest possible recommendation..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Event Menu
A guide to local foodie events during mid-November
"...• Luxuriate in a Slow Taste of Tuscany at Primizie Osteria (1000 E. 11th #150, 236-0088) with..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

In Print
An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
"...Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany..."

July 28, 2006 Food Feature by Mick Vann

A Loaf of Bread, a Jug of Wine
The simple but elegant art of picnic pairing
"...rosemary and olives?' Well, the South of France and Tuscany." A sample of the crusty, dense bread confirmed his..."

April 22, 2005 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Food-o-File
Osteria Amerigo's on hold, while 7's expanding
"...Monica's 701, Ranch 616, 7, VIVO, Zin Bistro, and Tuscany Vineyard & Market. $50 per person; reservations suggested...."

June 18, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Think things are slowing down after SXSW? Not when it comes to the food business in Austin.
"...a leisurely Sunday afternoon sampling the wares of the Tuscany Market & Vineyard (12221 Riata Chase Parkway, 249-1500), a..."

March 26, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

I Dreamed of Africa
"...way around, they seem to be trapped back in Tuscany, only now there are venomous reptiles everywhere and wild..."

May 12, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Italia With & Without
Week One: The Tour
"...next. A lush and hilly region in Central Italy, Tuscany is full of walled, medieval cities built by the..."

May 28, 1999 Food Feature by Meredith Phillips

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