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Baristas compete for fame and glory, and the camera catches it all
"...curtain on what it takes to pull the perfect espresso shot, and to give the audience five distinct horses..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

This sci-fi actioner about warring clairvoyants is generically incomprehensible with cyberpunk overtones.
"...(or Bryan Singer's) guiding hand. It also sports a triple-espresso-and-LSD-laced storyline that I'm pretty sure breaks at least one..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Zeus and Roxanne
"...creative processes of whimsical children and those of frazzled, espresso- and panic-addled Hollywood producers. Luckily for the “braintrust” behind..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Destiny Turns On the Radio
"...Tarrantino, but it's certain to inspire some odd after-movie, espresso-fueled conversations...."

May 5, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love in the Nineties: no drugs and the sex is scary. Actually, Cameron Crowe documents the habits of a generation that adapted.
"...staked out. The lives of these characters intertwine in espresso houses, a funky apartment court where most of the..."

Sept. 25, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Today is Tèo Gelato Day
Wish local gelato maker buona fortuna in world competition
" April, gelato maker Matt Lee of Tèo Gelato, Espresso, and Bella Vita was one of the three people..."

Aug. 13, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Ruta Java
Where to Go for a Cup of Joe
"...given day or night, folks crowd into coffee and espresso spots, some for music, others for food and conversation,..."

March 14, 1997 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

Fair Bean Coffee
"...of coffee – Ethiopian, Costa Rican, Honduran, Guate­ma­lan, and espresso blend – and all are roasted on-site and cost..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

First Look: Fleet Coffee
Eastside newcomer moves beyond caffeine
"...barista spends about 35 seconds pulling a shot of espresso, which is enjoyed in a few fleeting sips...."

April 1, 2016 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Second Helpings: Downtown Coffee Shops
"...previous tenant Ruta Maya, Halcyon offers all kinds of espresso and coffee drinks, wines, scotches, and signature drinks like..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature

Java Amping
Austin's Coffeehouse Circuit
"...and, nine and a half times out of 10, espresso. Thirteen of them offer live music at least once..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Feature

Austin's Finest Pumpkin Spice Creations
Even skeptics have to admit there are some great local options
"...types that you wouldn’t imagine sullying their single origin espresso with something as prosaic as plain pumpkin spice, and..."

Nov. 20, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Emerald City Press
Stop by Emerald City Press for espresso soft-serve and fresh flowers with your morning coffee
"...of two items sure to uplift any downhearted soul: espresso soft-serve and fresh flowers. Located near the corner of..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Food Review by Daniel Mottola

Second Helpings: Downtown Coffeehouses
Downhome coffeehouses in today's "Second Helpings."
"...out of town, but Mojo's also delivers good coffee, espresso, and cafe au lait. If you're hungry, try the..."

March 15, 2002 Food Feature

Day Trips
Get your jitters all over Central Texas at these rural coffeeshops.
"...have changed along with the rest of the world. Espresso bars are showing up in some of the most..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Coffeehouse Chronicles
"...Episode 1: Captain Quackenbush's Intergalactic Coffee House and Espresso Bar..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Food Column

FoRay's Experimental Austin Cuisine Forging Food Paths
"...task. Although it bills itself as a "cafe and espresso bar," the place is more properly thought of a..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature

Little City II
"...Why? Because the coffee itself too often proves disappointing. Espresso runs from overly bitter to bodiless; cappuccinos lack punch;..."

June 23, 1995 Arts Feature

Austin Coffee Shops for Morning, Noon, and Night
Our favorite purveyors of caffeine for getting back to the grind
", Medici uses locally roasted Wild Gift, and for espresso drinks, Spyhouse, from Minneapolis, Minn. Houndstooth Coffee..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Food Feature by R.T. Frank

Food Truck Tuesday: Pepperbox Coffee
Deaf-owned trailer serves up speedy brews for Northwest Austin
"...Monteverde and serves drip coffee as well as classic espresso drinks, which can be made with almond, soy, coconut,..."

April 11, 2017 Food Post by Thea Newell

To Serve Man
Briggo: an Austin company at the crossroads of taste, technology, and social interaction
"...log in, and order your favorite concoction – say, espresso with one pump of vanilla syrup, no sugar, and..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Food Feature by MM Pack

Coffee, tea, or ... cheese?
"...person and cover the fundamentals of crafting the perfect espresso, taught by certified barista competition judges and award-winning baristas...."

Aug. 14, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Walton's Fancy and Staple
Walton's Fancy and Staple pulls out all the stops in its newly refurbished West Sixth Street building
"...lavished on the fixtures. For example, the La Marzoco espresso machine is top-notch, and the espresso itself is strong,..."

July 17, 2009 Food Review by Kate Thornberry

This drama about mind and spirit and love and grief has much to recommend it
"...Hot Mama's Espresso Bar, through July 3..."

June 26, 2009 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Event Menu: May 29–31
Sarah's Party and Ararat's Mid-East Fusion light up the weekend with fundraising and fire dancing
"...34th Street Cafe, Blue Star Cafeteria, Cissi's Market, Tèo Espresso, Mars, Aquarelle, Thai Fresh, Leaning Pear Cafe, Rather Sweet..."

May 30, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Triple Espresso
'Triple Espresso's premise, with a performing trio reuniting and resolving old conflicts, is just an excuse for three expert entertainers to strut their stuff
"...Triple Espresso..."

May 5, 2006 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Day Trips
The Lone Star Coffee Bar in Johnson City is a caffeine oasis among the peach stands
"...of us hooked on a double-lattes-in-a-short-cup-with-no-foam fix, the little espresso bar is either an opportunity for a snack on..."

June 17, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...A barista is someone who performs the ritual of espresso with panache to produce a coffee drink perfectly tuned..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Lover's Tarts
Special Sweets for Your Sweetie on Valentine's Day
"...Medallia del Oro instant espresso (available at Central Market, Randall's)..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Art Openings
"...LITTLE CITY ESPRESSO BAR, 916 Congress, 476-2489. Figurative works in oil by..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

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