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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

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Student’s food blog sparks tasty journey

Jessica Lee May 2, 2012

Just two years ago, when petroleum engineering senior Allison Boyle thought of what would be on the menu for dinner that night, processed foods such as macaroni and cheese or ramen noodles came to mind. But...

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New Orleans-style snow cones bring fresh twist to ice dessert

Karin Samelson April 30, 2012

This will be owners Pattye and Cliff Henderson’s fifth season of operation at Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs. The couple prides themselves on authentic New Orleans-style snowballs and a passion...

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Buda restaurant serves up intricate dishes

Jackie Kuenstler April 30, 2012

Dan Nelson sat contentedly reading a book on a quiet Friday evening as he waited for his order at ViUDA Bistro in Buda — the chef’s special “The Corruption,” a pan-seared pork loin...

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Larry McGuire opens chicken al carbon drive-through

Brittany Smith April 23, 2012

Convenience meets quality at Fresa’s, the newly opened drive-through on North Lamar Boulevard downtown. The chicken al carbon restaurant, opened last Monday by well-known restaurateur Larry McGuire...

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Cenote serves local treats, homey vibe

Brittany Smith April 16, 2012

Laid back and relaxed, Cenote premieres as a light in the coffee shop darkness that is East Cesar Chavez Street. A bold sign with scalloped edges heralds drivers and pedestrians to the revamped historical...

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Pizza trailers spice up traditional dish with flavors from around the world

Anjli Mehta April 11, 2012

Food trailers are looking to establish their own niches to stand apart from the hundreds of food trucks, trailers and Airstreams in town. Whether it’s deep dish, thin crust or covered in traditional...

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Austin has variety of places to enjoy crawfish season

Karin Samelson April 10, 2012

It’s peak crawfish season, and restaurants around town are crawling with the tasty critters. Technically, you can get crawfish almost year round, but they tend to be the biggest and tastiest from...

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Cheese shop provides gouda adventure

Brittany Smith April 9, 2012

Let me preface this week’s column by admitting a potential bias that could color this week’s review: I love cheese. And wine, tangentially. But mostly cheese. From caramel-colored and creamy...

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Small neighborhood pub offers libations, relaxing environment

Brittany Smith April 2, 2012

  Drink.well, the sleek new neighborhood pub situated in a small building on East 53rd Street, offers a refined respite from a long day at school or work. Although this is not your typical dive...

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Austin Restaurant Week brings culinary delight at good price

Rachel Thompson March 28, 2012

Midmorning diners sipped hot beverages and munched on breakfast selections at 1866 Cafe & Bakery on Brazos Street Tuesday morning, taking in the tasty selections of Austin Restaurant Week. The...

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New bar provides wholesome Texas feel to environment, menu

Brittany Smith March 26, 2012

Rainey Street, the hip, off-the-beaten path home of hidden bars and late-night food trucks, welcomes a new bar at the far end of the road. Javelina is so new that it still smells of the Carolina blue...

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Kava plant soothes consumers

Elijah Watson March 22, 2012

After a day filled with multiple java stops and shots, where do you go to unwind and rid yourself of liquid anxiety? A new bar in Austin has got the answer, and it’s called kava. SquareRüt...