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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Food

Austin Alternative Protein Project encourages education, research of alternative proteins

Austin Alternative Protein Project encourages education, research of alternative proteins

Joey Clark, General Life&Arts Reporter January 24, 2024

The challenge seemed simple.  With one nugget made of white chicken meat and the other made up of soy, the Speedway taste testers tried to discern which of the two nuggets was the alternative protein....

KG BBQ brings Cairo flavors to Austin plates

KG BBQ brings Cairo flavors to Austin plates

Michael Lewinbuk, General Life&Arts Reporter November 29, 2023

Texas barbecue is one of the most sacred and prized components of the Lone Star State’s culture. Many Texans can remember their first bite of smoked brisket in barbecue sauce — a classic flavor palette...

Soup spots to warm the soul

Soup spots to warm the soul

Paisley Garza, General Life&Arts Reporter November 15, 2023

Cold weather calls for a warm, comforting bowl of soup to forget about freezing hands and feet. The Daily Texan compiled a list of restaurants near campus to warm yourself up with specialty soups. The...

Alumni create Mesocano, family recipe food business

Alumni create Mesocano, family recipe food business

Angelica Ruzanova, General Life&Arts Reporter November 13, 2023

It started at a tailgate: two friends and one conversation about starting a business. A decade later, the aroma of their Napoletana flan and homemade tortillas imbues Austin’s local markets and stores,...

Four local food pantries alleviating food insecurity

Four local food pantries alleviating food insecurity

Minza Mirza, Senior Life&Arts Reporter November 10, 2023

Food insecurity and financial instability can feel isolating and impact one’s overall well-being. With the giving season coming up, many may wish to offer their time and services to organizations dedicated...

A guide to Mexican cuisine at your local farmers market

A guide to Mexican cuisine at your local farmers market

Angelica Ruzanova, General Life&Arts Reporter November 7, 2023

At Austin’s weekly farmers markets, shoppers can find anything from handcrafted leather to goat milk soap. The rows of tents overflow with local produce as visitors walk around the pavilion with bouquets...

Finger foods for this Friendsgiving

Finger foods for this Friendsgiving

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter November 6, 2023

As November begins, the annual preparations for an unforgettable Friendsgiving feast come with it. To save busy students the stress of creating a complex menu, The Daily Texan compiled a list of enjoyable...

Austin coffee shops to check out based on your favorite 1989 (Taylors Version) vault track

Austin coffee shops to check out based on your favorite 1989 (Taylor’s Version) vault track

Mehana Ondreyka, General Life&Arts Reporter November 5, 2023

Pushing through midterm season and the busiest part of the semester ahead of finals, many Longhorns turn to caffeine, an energizing playlist and a fresh study spot. Following Taylor Swift’s chart-topping...

Best Vietnamese restaurants within walking distance of UT

Best Vietnamese restaurants within walking distance of UT

Kaeli Kampschmidt, General Life&Arts Reporter November 1, 2023

Rainy weather welcomes Austin’s transition into November, and nothing feels better on a cool day than a warm bowl of pho. Numerous Vietnamese restaurants surround UT’s campus, so The Daily Texan compiled...

The Los Altos Restaurant sign standing in proximity of the I-35 highway on Oct. 23, 2023.

Beloved Los Altos Mexican restaurant says goodbye to its location near campus

Evelyn Martinez, Texan en Español Reporter October 31, 2023

Greeted with traditional Mexican norteños and a “bienvenidos” from the friendly staff, the Taqueria Los Altos restaurant has solidified itself in Austin as a hole-in-the-wall, authentic Mexican experience....

Harshith Sadhu, Abhinav Tiruveedhula and Armaan Chadha display their phone application UT Dining inside J2 Dining on Oct. 23, 2023.

UT Dining app makes menus more accessible to students

Sabrina Ye, General Life&Arts Reporter October 27, 2023

In the early hours of the morning, a filmmaker, a business major and a computer scientist gather around the soft glow of a laptop trying to find the dining hall menu. Recognizing the inconvenience of dining...

Putting the treat in trick or treat: 4 movie-inspired sweet treats to make this Halloween

Putting the treat in trick or treat: 4 movie-inspired sweet treats to make this Halloween

Riddhi Bora, General Life&Arts Reporter October 25, 2023

Trick or treat? The Daily Texan chooses treat. With Halloween just around the corner, The Daily Texan compiled a list of four sweet treat recipes to make based on Halloween movies. The trick? Trying not...

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