Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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


Franklin Barbecue owners to debut TV show in 2015

Alexandra Dubinsky February 6, 2014

From a food trailer in an East Austin parking lot to the TV screen, Aaron Franklin, owner of Franklin Barbecue, along with his wife Stacy, never imagined their brisket could create such a worldwide following.  “I’ve...


Food publication Spoon University comes to UT

Courtney Runn February 4, 2014

Spoon University, a food publication created by college students for college students, made its Texas debut in the city of food trucks, breakfast tacos and barbecue last month. The magazine is currently...


UT alumni open cream puff shop, Cream Whiskers, in West Campus

Sarah Qin February 4, 2014

As electrical engineering and microbiology graduates, UT alumni John Sun and Tina Yang never expected to return to Austin as owners of a cream puff bakery.  Cream Whiskers is located on 22 ½...


Student-run gardens provide produce for residence hall dining rooms

Nicole Cobler January 29, 2014

Austin is known for its locally grown foods, but the Jester dining halls take it a step further. Since December, some of the produce on Jester’s shelves has been grown in a student-run garden just...


Italian gelato shop Dolce Neve opens in South Austin

Eleanor Dearman January 21, 2014

In their little shop on South First Street, Italian family Leo Silvestrini, Francesca Ferrarese and Marco Ferrarese shared — in thick Italian accents — the story of how they left their fast-paced...


Toni Tipton-Martin unveils the relationship of African-American cuisine

Kritika Pramod Kulshrestha January 17, 2014

Author, activist, culinary historian and food journalist Toni Tipton-Martin’s contributions to culinary traditions in America explore the breadth and depth of African-American cuisine.  A...


UT sophomore opens new Indian and Mediterranean food truck

Nicole Cobler January 13, 2014

Austin’s newest food truck specializes in Indian and Mediterranean food, but the menu isn’t the only thing that sets the truck apart — what makes Kababeque special is that it is...


Break out of the box with holiday treats this season

Elisabeth Dillon December 6, 2013

Come holiday time, ovens in America get a little worn out with the constant cooking of turkeys, side dishes and desserts. And that still leaves the cook wondering what to make for the work parties, holiday...


Thanksgiving alone in Austin offers opportunities for charity and pie

Hannah Smothers and Sarah-Grace Sweeney November 27, 2013

Whether you are from the City of the Violet Crown or you’ve decided to stick around for Thanksgiving, there’s plenty of fun to be had and mounds of food to be eaten. If staying in Austin means...


The #pumpkinspice craze goes local

Eleanor Dearman November 26, 2013

Sugar, spice and everything nice — that’s what pumpkin spice lattes are made of. Since Starbucks revealed the now-popular fall flavor in 2003, the chain has sold more than 200 million pumpkin...


It’s meatballs with a chance of gravy at the inaugural Austin Meatball Festival

Kritika Pramod Kulshrestha November 22, 2013

Jenn Walley grew up savoring her mother’s salty-sweet Christmas Eve Swedish meatballs infused with grape jelly. Now she gets to flaunt her fondness for meatballs as chairperson of the first Austin...

Brussel Bake 15 (1)

Hype surrounding Brussels sprouts is well deserved, and this skillet recipe proves it

Elisabeth Dillon November 22, 2013

Brussels sprouts, the long undervalued and overlooked relative of cabbage, are finally getting some love.  Not the most romantic vegetable, these leafy-green pods recently hit the foodie spotlight,...

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