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


Why college students should bake their own bread

Elisabeth Dillon November 15, 2013

In the baking world, bread is notoriously difficult to perfect. Why spend hours in the kitchen nervously waiting for the dough to rise when you can buy a soft, yet slightly crunchy loaf from a local bakery...


The story of the first deep dish pizzas in Austin and how they began at Conans Pizza

Jack Ken November 13, 2013

On a hot, summer day in June 1976, Jerry Strader and Scott Leist drove into Austin. The pair looked like the thousands of other young people in Austin, digging the sun, football and Willie Nelson....


The pumpkin pie recipe to please everyone at the table

Elisabeth Dillon November 8, 2013

It’s the time of year for pumpkin pie. But how does one make a pumpkin pie to please every friend and family member? Your vegan dad and grain-free best friend don’t have to miss out on typical...


Foodie Friday: The Daily Texan gives you the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe for college students

Elisabeth Dillon November 1, 2013

If you think you know what a cookie is, you’re probably wrong. Put down the thin, crispy wafers you call cookies. Curse the pre-packaged dough from the aisles of the local supermarket. Forget about...


Food at The Texas Book Festival

Eleanor Dearman October 23, 2013

What’s better than a good book? A good book and good food.  Experience both at the Texas Book Festival’s Central Market Cooking Tent. With 13 cookbook authors leading cooking demonstrations...

Followers Respond: The best Mexican food in Austin

Fred Tally-Foos October 21, 2013

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California’s In-N-Out burger moves east to Austin

Willa Young October 18, 2013

When I learned an In-N-Out Burger was coming to Austin, I should have been floored with excitement. Instead, my first feeling was disappointment.  I will never want an In-N-Out in Austin. That...


State Fair offers a wide variety of fried foods

Lee Henry October 17, 2013

After spending a weekend at the State Fair, it is hard to disagree with the old mantra about the size of everything in Texas. Prize chickens as large as dogs, the world’s largest tower ride, even...

Foodie Friday: A case for the slow cooker

Willa Young October 11, 2013

Ah, the slow cooker. It was a part of every childhood nightmare, but will soon be everyone’s college kitchen savior. There were countless “mystery meat stews” sluggishly brewed...


Austin chefs create art inspired culinary bites

Kritika Pramod Kulshrestha October 10, 2013

This Thursday evening is the only time posting photos of food to Instagram is acceptable.  In a marriage of art and Austin’s culinary scene, 10 top local chefs are recreating masterpieces...

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