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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Food

Campus food truck USA Halal provides students a taste of home

Campus food truck USA Halal provides students a taste of home

January 12, 2023

When Ali Hussain opened his late-night food truck USA Halal near the McCombs Graduate School of Business in 2020, most students stayed indoors due to the pandemic. Hussain’s business faced a major impact...

Texas French Bread is back to baking baguettes

Texas French Bread is back to baking baguettes

December 19, 2022

North Campus bakery Texas French Bread  reopened on Nov. 15 as an outdoor patio and trailer following a fire last Spring. Although customers can no longer take a peek at the crew slinging baguettes...

Recipes to celebrate fall’s cooler temperatures

Recipes to celebrate fall’s cooler temperatures

November 21, 2022

In Texas, students take every chance to enjoy cooler temperatures when given the opportunity. As temperatures begin to dip and the leaves change colors, students find warmth and comfort in turning to their...

Best of zero-proof: refreshing Austin mocktails

Best of zero-proof: refreshing Austin mocktails

November 2, 2022

In a city known for its lively nightlife scene, mocktails are a must-try for those seeking a refreshing alternative to alcoholic beverages. For sober sippers scouring for these unique drinks, The Daily...

Five Late-Night Food and Beverage Spots around Austin

Five Late-Night Food and Beverage Spots around Austin

October 30, 2022

Whether preparing for a study session or satisfying a midnight craving, late-night food runs make a crucial element of the college experience. The Daily Texan compiled a list of Austin spots perfect for...

Customers take their order from the window of JP’s Pancakes, a food truck in West Campus, on October 25. The business became a quick success but the currently facing difficulties due to labor shortages.

JP’s Pancake Co. shares staffing struggles with West Campus community

October 26, 2022

JP Udenenwu serves pancakes “all day, every day,” bringing sunshine to customers from his turquoise food truck in West Campus. Now, as JP’s Pancake Co. faces cloudy days, the small business owner...

‘Mesquite is the new pumpkin spice’

‘Mesquite is the new pumpkin spice’

October 24, 2022

In 2012, Slow Food Austin, an initiative to encourage local food consumption, reached out to Sandeep Gyawali, a baker and former UT researcher, asking him to create a bread recipe that incorporated a unique...

Black Food Week, an initiative promoting Austin’s Black-owned restaurants

Black Food Week, an initiative promoting Austin’s Black-owned restaurants

September 22, 2022

Walking into the building with checkered floors, wooden walls and a menu displaying an animated chicken stirring a steaming pot of greens, Austin foodies know they are in for a treat. Whip My Soul, which...

Tasty fall flavored treats from local Austin bakeries

Tasty fall flavored treats from local Austin bakeries

September 6, 2022

In preparation for vibrant orange, red and yellow leaves to begin peppering through the trees and temperatures to drop across the country for this upcoming fall, local Austin restaurants are finally sprinkling...

Local family-owned cheesecake business aims to help people recovering from addiction

Local family-owned cheesecake business aims to help people recovering from addiction

August 9, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the August 9, 2022 flip book.  Tucked inside a small community of food vendors in north Austin sits a quaint lot of food trailers housing a variety of...

UT student centers cooking accounts around friendship, relays cultural identity

UT student centers cooking accounts around friendship, relays cultural identity

August 8, 2022

As Lance Bolastig brought a pot of pork ribs to a boil, he slowly added in a tangy tamarind mix before generously seasoning with black pepper, garlic and onions. Despite being thousands of miles away from...

Community favorite Kerbey Lane Cafe continues to thrive, looks ahead

Community favorite Kerbey Lane Cafe continues to thrive, looks ahead

July 7, 2022

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the July 6, 2022 flipbook. Nestled in a cozy neighborhood near UT’s campus, the original Kerbey Lane Cafe is an Austin gem bustling with college students,...

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