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


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...


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...


Hillside Farmacy’s charms with retro atmosphere, delivers mediocre food and service

Brittany Smith March 19, 2012

Walking into Hillside Farmacy is like walking into the 1940s. Complete with old pharmacy cabinets, glass display cases filled with tempting sweet pastries and savory quiches from local bakeries (including...


Home Cookin’

Brittany Smith March 9, 2012

Cooking at home takes time. If you want to eat good food, it can also be expensive, especially on a student’s budget. Dishes are a hassle and your favorite carb- and sugar-laden boxed, canned and...


Lenoir uses local food to create a diverse eating experience

Brittany Smith March 5, 2012

Started by husband and wife team Jessica Maher and Todd Duplechan, Lenoir opened its doors in mid-January in a tiny building tucked away on South First Street. Named for a black Spanish grape that grows...


Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop whips up sweet treats, expands location

Jessica Lee February 28, 2012

The air inside of Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop smells sweet. Carla Finley emerges from the kitchen with a smile on her face, covered head to toe in flour and cake batter. Five days a week, Finley wakes...


Austin pho makes warm, hearty treat on cold days

Karin Samelson February 22, 2012

When it comes to comfort food, pho has it down. The Vietnamese soup (pronounced “fuh”) is rich with flavor and will satisfy any hunger pains with huge bowls that are overflowing with broth...


The food movement defined

Brittany Smith February 20, 2012

With the rapid rise of the health food movement, students are constantly barraged with prescriptions of what to eat: local food, sustainable food, organic food, chemical-free food. We are told to search...


Popular hybrid meal provides time for relaxation

Anjli Mehta February 17, 2012

On Sundays, brunch isn’t just a meal, it’s a way of life. The meal is a true hybrid that blurs the lines between breakfast and lunch with menu staples such as fried chicken and waffles, steak...


Cookbook features recipes using game meat

Brittany Smith February 13, 2012

Georgia Pellegrini, a recent Austin transplant, has beautiful blonde hair, perfect skin, high cheekbones and bright blue eyes. She cooks, cans her own vegetables, gives instructions for making rustic...


Beer connoisseur’s vision sees success

Brittany Smith February 6, 2012

Editor’s note: This story is part of a semester-long series exploring the local food scene. In 2009, Bay and Lindsay Anthon began kicking around an idea. Bay, an avid beer drinker, loved the idea...


Easy Tiger combines bohemian aesthetic with classic food fare

Elizabeth Hinojos February 6, 2012

Settled on Sixth Street between bohemian east and upscale west is a beer garden, restaurant and bakery residing in a late 1800s building. Busy Austinites may dash in and out, but are welcome to stay awhile...

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