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Liquid Sunshine
Park Kerr makes tequila the old-fashioned way, by agonizing over it. [08-28-00]
— Wes Marshall, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Traditional Drinks of Mexico
Given this year's incredibly hot Austin summer, you might enjoy trying some of the fabulously refreshing traditional cold drinks of Mexico. Chronicle Cuisines writer Wes Marshall shows you how to concoct them. [08-21-00]
— Wes Marshall, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Hippo Snouts and Hyena Eyeballs
Through the years, just about every edible thing imaginable, and some stuff even the most jaded imagination can barely contemplate, has been used to gird the loins of the hapless horny male. [08-14-00]
— Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The King of Hops Returns
Michael Jackson, an Englishman who travels the globe sampling local brews and entertaining faithful beer geeks, makes his annual trek to Austin for a beer-tasting dinner. [06-05-00]
— Pableaux Johnson, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Whole Woman
The profound underexposure of women among Austin's food luminaries causes one to wonder whether a certain locker-room mentality still prevails in kitchens around the city. [05-08-00]
— Rachel Feit, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Carrying the Burden
You'd think Gov. Bush would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door. [05-01-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

City of Great Bread
A fantasy about putting advertisements in East Coast newspapers to entice Italian immigrant or Italian-American bakers to relocate to River City to bake their wonderful breads. [04-17-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Man, A Can, A Plan
SPAMARAMA™ Founder Dave Arnsberger. [04-03-00]
— Margaret Moser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Macro Education
There's more to macrobiotic cooking than brown rice and tofu. Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts founders Fran Moody and Dawn Black are showing why. [02-28-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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. [10-25-99]
— Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Server Error
Being a food critic makes you a good customer, but not necessarily a good waitress. [08-23-99]
— Meredith Phillips, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Sam Choy's Island Flavors reviewed
The latest in a series of cookbooks by the most accessible of Hawaii's super chefs, Sam Choy's Island Flavors offers a fresh, unique, and tropical twist to your daily cooking grind. [08-16-99]
— Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature
Genetically engineered food is big business in the Nineties. Biotech firms claim it can boost food production and eliminate world hunger. But is this so-called scientific wonder bringing Frankenstein into the kitchen? [08-09-99]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Getting to Know More
Learning more about genetically-engineered food. [08-09-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Dreaded Broccoli Cookbook
Mother-daughter team Tamar and Barbara Haspel handle the topic with enough good humor and common sense to revive interest in home cooking. [08-02-99]
— Ronna Welsh, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Oh, Oh, Those Summer Bites
Food writers fondly recall their favorite summertime culinary memories. [07-12-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Holy Smoke!
With its extensive collection of recipes for preparing all things grilled and barbecued, Steven Reichlen's The Barbecue! Bible is a godsend to the global griller. [06-28-99]
— Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Pinch of History, A Dash of Memoir
Reviews of current culinary nonfiction, including books about wine, cod, American food habits, food in Sicilian-American Brooklyn, and Frances Mayes' latest account of her experiences in Tuscany. [06-14-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Italia With and Without
Two experiences of Italy, both delicious but in different ways. [06-01-99]
— Meredith Phillips, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Internet Food Sites
Rooting out the best food sites: the Searchable Online Archive of Recipes and The Global Gastronomer. [05-17-99]
— Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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