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

The Best tacos in Austin, Texas: a follower’s guide

Katie Paschall September 10, 2013

[View the story "It's Taco Time" on Storify]

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Check out nine new restaurants that opened in Austin this summer

Jourden Sander August 28, 2013

While everyone was away from Austin this summer, new restaurants and eateries opened left and right, offering students new culinary options to try. Some restaurants closed, such as the grungy but delicious...

Hyde Park Flag Store forced to take down all of its flags

Sarah-Grace Sweeney August 27, 2013

Hyde Park Market, also known as "The Flag Store," was forced to take down about 20 international flags that have hung from its awnings for the past five years. WHAT? The Flag Store doesn’t...

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“Taco Journalism” blog offers critiques on taco joints across Austin

Willa Young April 30, 2013

It is difficult to find a person without an appreciation for the art form that is the taco. But for four Austin men, their love for tacos transcends the average devotion and borders on insanity. By day,...

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El Patio serves tacos with a long history in Austin

Jourden Sander April 30, 2013

Torchy’s Tacos may be students’ go-to taco eatery, but another taco option is just down the road. El Patio is a tex-mex dive that’s been feeding locals since 1954 and cooking some of...

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Black bean tacos aren’t just for vegetarians

Hannah Smothers April 30, 2013

In Austin, “taco culture” is a real thing. Try going anywhere without finding tacos on the menu. Whether pre-wrapped in tiny foil spaceships of flavor or freshly made-to-order, tacos are...

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Johnson’s Backyard Garden provides a taste of sustainability, organic vegetables to Austin

Juhie Modi April 22, 2013

People are surprised to find that Johnson’s Backyard Garden, a community-supported organic vegetable farm, started in a 1,500 square foot backyard of an East Austin home. The first agriculture initiative...

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Johnson’s Backyard Garden provides a taste of sustainability, organic vegetables to Austin

Juhie Modi April 22, 2013

People are surprised to find that Johnson’s Backyard Garden, a community-supported organic vegetable farm, started in a 1,500 square foot backyard of an East Austin home. The first agriculture initiative...

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Laura Wright reviews the best snow-cone stands in Austin

Laura Wright April 17, 2013

Put simply, I am a snow cone connoisseur. When I was a kid, a snow cone stand painted with a picture of Winnie the Pooh sat around the corner from my house, and buying a snow cone there signaled both the...

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Recreating Austin classic dishes in your kitchen

Laura Wright April 11, 2013

My traditional method of treating myself is to drop money at one of Austin’s many amazing restaurants. But, it’s the end of the semester. The line on my budget for dining out needs some downsizing....

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Austin Restaurant Week offers tasty food while supporting local charities

Jourden Sander April 8, 2013

During Austin Restaurant Week, budget-bound locals can eat some of the best food in Austin while contributing to the community. Spanning a two-week feast, locals can enjoy a cheaper menu from 45...

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Con Olio Oils and Vinegars brings the flavors of Modena, Italy to Austin

Hannah Smothers March 26, 2013

The gluten free fad may still be alive and well, but a new food revolution could be stirring from a small store at Second and Lavaca streets, and it involves olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Jeff Conarko,...

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