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Sportswriter Michael Hurd Is a Cheesecake Genius
Sports and history are his beat, cheesecakes are his passion
"...Michael Hurd’s love affair with cheesecakes began with a challenge from an Air Force co-worker..."

March 22, 2013 Food Post by Angela Shelf Medearis

Burnt Basque Cheesecake Recipe From Basil Flower Patisserie
This local gardener bakes one heck of a dessert menu
" her cooking and baking. She posted this delectable cheesecake on her Instagram, saying it’s “the easiest cake I..."

April 8, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

The Notorious Bettie Page
Gretchen Mol dazzles as the titular pinup girl, but the film raises many more questions about the enigmatic icon than it answers.
"...bad thing. No matter how many retro-burlesquers and online cheesecake Suicide Girls you see sporting her sexy black ’do,..."

April 21, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Seven Days in Utopia
Robert Duvall and Lucas Black join forces for this film version of psychologist/golfer David Cook's memoir, Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia.
" be playing Duvall. It's as chaste as sugar-free cheesecake, which includes Luke's budding relationship with virginal town beauty..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Family Man
" enough interracial buddy hijinks, zippy sports cars, and cheesecake shots of pricey booze and a skanky neighbor's polyester..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Mighty Peking Man
This 1977 Shaw Brothers production from Hong Kong is a gleefully silly riff on everything monster movies and was re-released under the auspices of Quentin Tarantino in 1999.
"...too!”) make it all a delicious slice of psychotronic cheesecake fit for a king (kong)...."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Amy Yip and Chikako Aoyama. This 1991 Hong Kong action/cheesecake/science fiction/cop movie has been variously described as "Charlie's Angels..."

July 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Calendar Girl
"...of Tony Curtis in Some Like It Hot, the cheesecake calendar pose that launched her career. None of this..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fishy Fluoridation
"...of folks who decided they wanted sardines in their cheesecake. To rationalize this, they found experts to say that..."

Nov. 28, 2009 Postmarks

Chef D'oeuvre
Austin pastry stars recount the dishes that made their careers
"...Dish: Tres leches cheesecake..."

May 6, 2016 Food Feature by Amira Jensen

Day Trips
The Sweet Tooth Tour of Mount Pleasant doesn't cover a lot of ground, but it does offer a variety of locally made desserts
"...historic downtown business district while munching on homemade pie, cheesecakes, pastries, fudge, and pralines. You'll want to take samples..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Sleek But Sporadic
Does a Vegetarian Monopoly Breed Complacency?
"...that night), and a signature dessert, the West Lynn Cheesecake. The edges of the chocolate/mocha cake were dehydrated, as..."

April 11, 1997 Food Feature by Meredith Phillips

Crescent at North Lamar and Airport Now Offers Unique Asian Dining Options
Long-ignored strip mall gets a makeover
"...copper-colored bowl and mounded with toppings like strawberries and cheesecake chunks or Oreos and chocolate ice cream. The prices..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Reviewing Jewish Cooking in America With Joan Nathan
A Culture Through Its Food
"...cookbook, you'd even include convenience foods like Sara Lee cheesecake, Dr. Brown's soda, and Hebrew National hot dogs. These..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Food Feature by Ronna N. Welsh

Day Trips
"...TX12, the pie company currently offers 30 pies and cheesecakes on their menu. Don't be surprised if your favorite..."

June 28, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Dina Chkarka Spreads the Message of Moroccan Food to the Masses
Here’s cookin’ with you, kid
"...tagine, mint tea, baklava, and a unique fusion baklava cheesecake crepe. The shakshuka tagine contains merguez beef sausage, roasted..."

March 4, 2022 Food Feature by Yasmin Diallo Turk

The Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal
Don't spend turkey day in the kitchen
"...mouth water, you can also order caramel apple blondie cheesecake, buttermilk pie, black bottom bourbon pecan pie, and dinner..."

Nov. 16, 2016 Food Post by Sierra Diaz

Wage Vigilance
Local businessman under fire for owing money to employees of his former West Lake Hills restaurant
"...says Gregory Feste, former owner of West Lake Hills' Cheesecake Kitchen (previously Ruggles Grill), which went out of business..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

"...The edibles at Fabulous Cheesecakes are still fabulous but they are no longer Lore-tta's...."

Dec. 8, 1995 Food Column

Where to Find Vegan Milkshakes in Austin
A brief guide to some of the best dairy-free shakes in town
"...just bring me back. I ordered the seasonal strawberry cheesecake shake ($6.45 for a 12oz), and it was delicious...."

May 2, 2022 Food Post by Ellen Daly

Fat City’s at Yard Bar, Chicken Salad Shoppe Embiggens, Try Hard Succeeds, and There’s Austin Oysters for Everyone
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...chicken curry), and a new dessert (makrut lime leaf cheesecake). Jesus, whut, makrut lime leaf cheesecake? Oooh, baby, we're..."

July 28, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Thanksgiving Feasts for Pickup or Delivery in Austin
And a couple of dine-in options for lagniappe
"...roast turkey breast with all the fixin's, and pumpkin cheesecake or apple-pecan bread pudding for dessert. ($80 serves two;..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

I'm Dreaming of a No Cook Christmas
When you’re more interested in snacking than cheffing
"...glaze and white chocolate peppermint bark or their pumpkin cheesecake bars topped with almond streusel and salted caramel. The..."

Dec. 19, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

The Great Thanksgiving Pie List
Let local eateries do the baking
"...Several flavors of pie, in addition to pecan pumpkin cheesecake, can be ordered by 2pm on Monday, Nov. 23..."

Nov. 16, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Luv Doc: Online Dating for Virgins
An immediate, unquenchable need for hot, throbbing manhood
"...real world, if only because it has much better cheesecake...."

May 8, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

This Land Is Pie Land
The best places to satisfy your lust for crust
"...Several flavors of pie in addition to pecan pumpkin cheesecake can be ordered by 2pm on Monday, Nov. 24,..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

From Nonna's Sicily to Texas Bellies
Jay Maffi's journey to meatball superiority
"...Maffi also makes tall Italian cheesecakes, available by the slice ($5) or as a whole..."

June 6, 2014 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Farmers’ Market Report: Feb 1-2, 2014
Marinara, spinach, apples, rainbow trout, and strawberries
"...with just meatballs, Marinara with tofu balls, and gluten-free cheesecake. Jay had sold out of the Tofu Balls (this..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: August 10-11, 2013
Sunday markets thriving in the shade
"...Juicy Jay’s, selling Italian specialties, including individual slices of cheesecake. Their cheesecake is extremely light, with a perfect texture...."

Aug. 9, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Pies and Other Holiday Meal Enhancements
It's still not too late to get someone else to bake it for you
"...Chez Zee (5406 Balcones, 454-2666; pies, cakes, tortes, cheesecakes, and savory side dishes. Return the Pyrex pie dish..."

Nov. 15, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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