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


Annual chili cook-off will benefit local woman

Lindsey Cherner February 2, 2012

This Saturday in the Jo’s Coffee parking lot, locals will gather to conjure up their best chili and learn how to two-step while also benefitting the Lila Tenenbown Recovery Fund at the Jo’s...


Austin Cake Ball offers mature take on playful pastries

Brittany Smith January 30, 2012

Cake balls, like macaroons, cupcakes and petit fours, bring to mind images of ruffled lace tablecloths, scalloped window treatments, pink aprons, freshly cut daisies in pristine glass vases and lots and...

Avenue B Grocery & Market stands the test of time and corporatism

Michael Fraser January 27, 2012

In an area replete with Jimmy John’s and convenience store gas stations, the existence of a privately owned mom-and-pop grocer and delicatessen stands as a defiant anachronism. Since 1909, Avenue...

Five indulgent winter snacks

Julie Rene Tran December 1, 2011

From the sweet aroma of cinnamon, gingerbread and red apples to the rich flavors of brown sugar, vanilla and chocolate, the winter holidays are the only season to have its own unique blend of scents, spices...

New Drag establishment serves up noodle variety, convenience

Sara Benner November 21, 2011

Noodles & Company is the last franchise to fill out the space that once was Follett’s Intellectual Property on the Drag. Featuring a multi-cuisinal customizable menu with at least eight different...

Specialty coffee abounds in Austin

Elizabeth Hinojos November 11, 2011

Austinites have shown their affinity for specialty coffee and a particular local appeal which has maintained the demand for coffee outlets. Progress Coffee, Texas Coffee Traders and Third Coast Coffee...

Coffee robot serves up precise hot beverages

Lindsey Cherner November 10, 2011

Charles Studor was fascinated by the women he saw in Honduras and their ability to create smooth, creamy coffee that couldn’t seem to be replicated in the U.S. Now, years later, replication will...

Friendly pub serves filling sandwiches and soups

Sara Benner November 3, 2011

“Gourmand” is French for a person who likes to eat. Taking up space in what was an old Tejano club, Gourmands is a family-owned neighborhood pub that offers satisfying sandwiches, soups and...

Flavors set Lick Ice Creams apart from the crowd

Sara Benner October 27, 2011

Setting up shop in the same plaza as the foodie favorite Barley Swine, Lick Ice Creams offers handmade, locally-sourced artisan ice cream featuring unusual but tasty flavors such as Caramelized Carrots...

UT alumnus brews locally-sourced sake

Julie Rene Tran October 17, 2011

The pungent smell of soured alcohol and rice spirals to the brim of the tall metal tank. Pounds of Texas’ medium grain rice swims in the pool of moldy, yeasty water near the bottom of the cylinder....

Hole in the Wall offers good hangover grub

Julie Rene Tran October 14, 2011

Hole in the Wall has been the go-to watering hole since Texan reporters could smoke cigarettes in the basement. Conveniently on the edge of campus at the intersection of Dean Keeton and Guadalupe streets,...

Austin Chocolate Festival unites community for a cure

Sara Benner October 13, 2011

Chocolate is an indulgent confection that evokes a stirring of comfort, pleasure and happiness. The fifth annual Austin Chocolate Festival is bringing the community together for a weekend of charity to...

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