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911, We've Got a Smoker
Austin's new smoking ordinance takes effect today
"...have been instructed to call 911 when encountering a smoker in their establishment? Well, they were. Two weeks later,..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

What About the Occasional Smoker?
"...211 businesses in question are what we might call nonsmokers who enjoy an occasional puff when they drink. I..."

April 18, 2005 Postmarks

Cameos from Steven Wright, Willie Nelson, Tommy Chong, and Janeane Garofalo help stoke this addled comic premise about selling pot to raise a buddy's bail.
"...a brief set-piece in which Chappelle professorially categorizes classical marijuana-smoker types. These species, amusingly portrayed in cameos by Snoop..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Common Law
Austin smoking ordinance – is the smoker or the bar owner at fault?
"...will the smoking ordinance be enforced against – the smoker or the bar that permits it?..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Day Trips
Meet the grill of your dreams at the New Braunfels Smoker Company.
"...The New Braunfels Smoker Company didn't invent the backyard barbecue grill, they just..."

June 29, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Our readers talk back.
" music without having to deal with us degenerate smokers, then they should go to private investors, or raise..."

May 16, 2003 Column

Step Outside
California's Smoking Ban... Coming to a Club Near You?
"...sales were indeed hurt, and Luneburg readily admits, "The smokers are the ones that really go out and have..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Reefer Madness
Corporate America, say hello to your new partner, NORML
"...but the small-business owner is also a casual pot smoker and, as such, wouldn't be able to pee in..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Day Trips
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Barbecue in Huntsville serves a righteous plate of smoked meats with side dishes
"...for in a good, Texas barbecue joint. The big smoker sits in front of the small white building with..."

April 8, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Tailgating Teasips
Mick Vann makes a foray into the curious and often elaborate rite of University of Texas fandom known as "tailgating" and discovers some intriguing practices.
"...miles that make the trek to every gathering). Huge smokers on trailers have to be delivered. Tents have to..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
"...Randy uses a Southern Pride enclosed smoker with pecan wood, smoking his brisket for 52 hours..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Traveling Barbecue Road
Visiting from Germany, Central Texas barbecue has won me over
"...machine she makes the brisket in. It is a smoker Snow had built. It has 20 thermometers, and it..."

Oct. 3, 2012 Food Post by Takis Würger

Ashes of Time
Smoke 'em while you still got 'em at Rolling Roadshow's The Maltese Falcon
" setting up a screen under the stars so smokers can light up to their hearts' content, thereby enhancing..."

April 24, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Day Trips
Lyfe Tyme barbecue pits love their smokers, and so will you
"...BBQ Pits of Uvalde are not your ordinary backyard smokers. Even the base models of the company's barbecue pits..."

July 8, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Hot Luck Food & Music Festival 2018
"...Contigo’s rib smoker setup..."

May 29, 2018 Photo Gallery

Franklin Barbecue Reopens Tuesday, July 8
Kitchen expansion will improve service and consistency
" be lugging anything up the stairs. The existing smokers have all been moved inside...."

July 8, 2014 Food Post by Mick Vann

International Flavor
Josh Ebsworth takes his talent for barbecue back to England
"...the crowds lining up in the morning around billowing smokers were unlike anything he’d seen back home. “The cooking..."

June 23, 2014 Food Post by Austin Heiberg

La Barbecue Turns Up the Heat With Secret Pit Technology
Is this special new smoker a brisket game-changer?
"...Lewis even made some modifications to the joint's original smoker to handle the high-maintenance demands of these delicate fresh..."

April 26, 2013 Food Post by Kenny Pailes

Reefer Roundup: 10/4/11
Your drug war news roundup
"...the time you finish reading this item, two pot smokers will have been arrested. That's right, by looking at..."

Oct. 4, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Time Keeps On Slipping, Slipping, Slipping Into the Future
I never made it into the Mickey Mouse Club as a kid but today I am a proud, shoe carrying member of Club Chronicle 2007.
"...patients...what do you ask? So I never was a smoker...bit of "being cool" experimentation as a kid and in..."

Nov. 3, 2007 Promotions Post

Our readers talk back.
"...which is the combination of smoke exhaled by a smoker and the smoke from a burning cigarette. This combination..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...proud – Bob Gross (oh, no, was he a smoker?), too. [Editor's note: Anne S. Lewis is married to..."

April 22, 2005 Column

Don't Ash, Don't Tell
The city’s smoking ordinance is rather lax in bars and restaurants, but hardly anyone’s complaining
"...Zuliani's stance against the city's five-year-old smoking ordinance. A nonsmoker and owner of Vic's Restaurant, Zuliani has been fighting..."

Oct. 8, 1999 News Feature by Mike Jasper

No Smoking, Austin: 10 Years Later
Chronicle revisits smoking ban at bars, music venues
"...Even this newspaper’s editor – a non-smoker – wrote a series of editorials ("Page Two," April..."

Sept. 4, 2015 News Post by R.U. Steinberg

The Luv Doc: Forest Fires!
Blue hair is flammable. Don't let any geezer tell you different.
"...People can't be smoking during heat waves; smokers should use nicotine gum. Camp fire safety, kids with..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

Concisely but with great depth, this Polish film explores questions of individual and national identity.
" quite the opposite: She’s a heavy drinker and smoker, sexually wanton, and possessed of a cynicism that she..."

June 13, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips
Tyler's Barbecue in Amarillo ain't fooling around
"...Amarillo native once worked on the world's largest transportable smoker...."

April 4, 2014 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Holy Smokes
Stiles Switch and Thirsty Planet pair up for craft beer collaboration
"...725 lbs of 2-row barley on screens in the smoker and then misting the grain down with water to..."

March 10, 2014 Food Post by Anna Toon

Bringing Home the Bacon, in a Kind of Time Machine
Flying Pig Provision Company's old-school smoke
"...of learning how to smoke meat, Ater built a smoker and started experimenting. A chef at Vino Vino encouraged..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Tickle the Ribs
The first annual 'Austin Chronicle' Invitational BBQ Beef Rib Smackdown
"...beef ribs began to find their way onto the smoker...."

Jan. 17, 2014 Food Feature by Mick Vann

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