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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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Q&A: Food reviewer, UT-Austin alumnus Anthony Matthews talks running @thehungrylonghorn account

Q&A: Food reviewer, UT-Austin alumnus Anthony Matthews talks running @thehungrylonghorn account

Zoe Tzanis May 2, 2021
The Daily Texan spoke with UT alumnus Anthony Matthews, creator of @thehungrylonghorn Instagram account, about the art of restaurant critique and growing a food Instagram.
Places to eat for iftar in Austin this Ramadan

Places to eat for iftar in Austin this Ramadan

Hanaa Irfan April 29, 2021

With a sweet and wrinkly date in hand, a Muslim student counts down the seconds until they can finally break their day-long fast. After abstaining from food and water from sunrise to sunset, millions of...

We need to taco ‘bout Healthyhorns Torchy’s Gift Card Giveaway

We need to taco ‘bout Healthyhorns Torchy’s Gift Card Giveaway

Dex Parra April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. Annie Lyons has texted “TXTACOS” to HealthyhornsTXT every single Tuesday since her freshman year at UT in 2016....

5 Asian American-owned restaurants to add to your Austin foodie agenda

5 Asian American-owned restaurants to add to your Austin foodie agenda

Dina Barrish April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. With every savory, satisfying slurp of Pho Thaison’s chicken pho, Lucy Lopez said she couldn’t believe how she...

Nonprofit Red Beans & Ricely Yours provides homemade food, comfort to those in need

Nonprofit Red Beans & Ricely Yours provides homemade food, comfort to those in need

Zoe Tzanis March 31, 2021

It’s Saturday afternoon. The kitchen smells strongly of southern spices and sautéed onions. In stained aprons and bulky safety goggles, Chris Cubas and Maris Clegg spend hours prepping vegetables, cutting...

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Food trucks provide place for students to make memories

Morgan-Taylor Thomas February 25, 2021

As they slurped their freshly made pasta underneath twinkling string lights, Amy Deaton and her freshman year roommates knew they had found their favorite eatery in a new city they now called home.  “We...

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What’s open, closed or free around UT campus

Editor’s Note: This story was updated regularly until Sunday, February 22. Information within this story may no longer be or up to date. Freezing temperatures, unsafe road conditions and low power...

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Coronavirus sets back UHD sustainability efforts

Zoe Tzanis September 11, 2020

On her first day on campus, environmental advocate Zosia Sandweiss approached Kinsolving Dining and was met with trash cans filled with plastic foam boxes, piled on top of one another like Jenga blocks. Due...

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Austin, UT work to combat food insecurity

Anissa Reyes August 27, 2020

From New York City to Austin, fridges adorned with custom paintings and the words ‘Free Food,’ have been popping up on streets and in neighborhoods.  The Free Fridges Project was created...

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Austin baker creates realistic cakes, contributes to viral trend

Kate Williams July 27, 2020

Before anyone asks — no, this story is not a cake.  Last week, a viral trend of videos of hyper-realistic cakes made to look like other food or household items left many with trust issues,...

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Don Japanese Kitchen supplies community with essential items

Sabrina LeBoeuf April 22, 2020

Behind the University Co-Op is a food truck handing out more than just boxes of french fries paired with spicy mayo.  Don Japanese Kitchen is taking orders for care packages containing some of...

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National Margarita Day: 9 places to save money in Austin

Faley Goyette February 21, 2020

Whether you like your margarita frozen or on the rocks, rimmed with sugar over salt or with two limes instead of one, celebrate with your favorite concoction this National Margarita Day.  On Saturday,...