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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

The Daily Texan

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‘Shh, They’re Vegan’: A local vegan bakery’s story

Maya Shamir February 11, 2020

What started as an attempt to modify family recipes to accommodate her lactose intolerant daughter led Sascha Biesi to become co-owner of local vegan bakery Skull and Cakebones. Seven years after opening...


How to set the mood and save your wallet this Valentine’s Day

Catherine Cardenas February 5, 2020

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air. Whether you decide to spend it with your significant other or your best friends, The Daily Texan has compiled a list of restaurants...


Ranch Hand co-owners talk business, McCombs, how their food is more than just salad

Grace Barnes January 24, 2020

In a little more than three years, health-conscious grain bowl business Ranch Hand has gone from a meal subscription service at UT to local food truck to sharing space with other small businesses at Native...

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Q&A: ‘…y’all good?’: The social media strategist behind the viral Popeye’s chicken sandwich tweet

Amarachi Ngwakwe November 18, 2019

With two words, the social media team at Austin-based advertising agency GSD&M sent the internet into a frenzy about the new Popeyes chicken sandwich. Excitement over the product made Popeyes the...


Siblings start tamale business, aim to pay bills and save money

Ariana Arredondo November 12, 2019

The smell of flour dough and chicken wafts around Lesly Reza Olguin’s apartment as she helps her brother Hector make dozens of tamales to deliver to students in the upcoming week.   After...


Steel City Pops closes on Guadalupe Street

Sara Johnson November 12, 2019

This article was retracted by The Daily Texan in print and online on Dec. 5, 2019 because it contained one or more fabricated quotes. Read our managing editor's statements on the situation below:  A...

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Stubb’s Gospel Brunch turns late-night music venue into breakfast bash

Aimee Knight November 6, 2019

Live gospel music fills the dining area at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q as guests pile their plates with Southern-style grits, fried catfish and the venue’s beloved brisket. Every Sunday, this premier spot...

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Tips, tricks on the healthiest ways to go vegan

Avery Wohleb October 30, 2019

According to The Economist, 2019 is the year of the vegan, with the diet set to go mainstream as vegan options pop up in fast food restaurants. Adjusting a diet can take time, practice and effort. Before...


The Latinx community looks to East Austin for authentic food

Ariana Arredondo October 29, 2019

Images of tacos, tamales and chiles rellenos float across Ramiro De Los Santos’ mind, as he daydreams about the food he’ll eat when he returns home to Laredo. After spending almost an entire...


Get a lick of this: Best vegan ice cream in Austin

Meghan Holland October 25, 2019

Even as the weather cools down, ice cream remains a popular treat for many students. A variety of dietary restrictions make it challenging for some to enjoy creamy desserts, given the few vegan options...

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Three healthy, no-bake alternatives to Halloween Candy

Grace Barnes October 9, 2019

With Halloween quickly approaching, giant bags of candy line the shelves of every supermarket. For students looking to curb their Halloween cravings minus the calories, the Texan compiled a list of three...


Best 24-hour diners to try after a night out

Katya Bandouil October 7, 2019

fter a night out in West Campus or a long study session at the library, there are multiple 24-hour diners around town to fulfill the craving for late-night comfort food. Diners open around the clock are...