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

White campaign hosts BBQ bus

Gerald Rich November 12, 2010

Smoke licks across the blackened top of the yellow school bus of Old School BBQ & Grill like it was a normal day for serving up barbecue. But inside owner Dan Parrott’s mind, he was fine-tuning...

Detox diet gains popularity; experts question side effects

Addie Anderson November 12, 2010

Beyonce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Megan Fox and Anne Hathaway are among the slew of stars said to have done a detoxifying cleanse in the past either to drop weight quickly or to detoxify the body — or...

Cocktails provide glimpse into Hemingway’s life

Gerald Rich November 11, 2010

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series exploring the history and notoriety of the cocktails associated with Ernest Hemingway. There are writers who drank, and there was Ernest...

Benefits of energy drinks debated

Jody Serrano November 9, 2010

At first glance, an energy drink looks like an advertisement for superheroes and villains, declaring that they “give you wings” and “unleash the beast.” Coffee sales have...

Popular cocktails trace origins back to notable author

Gerald Rich November 4, 2010

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series exploring the history and notoriety of the cocktails associated with Ernest Hemingway. While some English scholars devote much of their...

Food festival unites Austin’s best food trailers

Sara Benner November 4, 2010

Tiffany Harelik, single mom, avid blogger, project organizer and, most importantly, trailer aficionado will be hosting the first annual Gypsy Picnic Trailer Food Festival this weekend. The festival...

Trailer creates Asian sensation

Julie Rene Tran November 3, 2010

Every week, it appears as though there’s a new food trailer popping up somewhere around town, offering the city a creative twist on street food. While several have been hit-or-miss in the ways...

Shop sells sweet, spooky treats

Julie Rene Tran October 28, 2010

IV pouches of red syrup blood, plastic bags of gummy brains and paper boxes of dried crickets covered in chocolate are just a few of the horrifying sugary candies South Congress’ Big Top Candy...

Traditional brewers sweep across Austin

Gerald Rich October 28, 2010

With two days left until Austin Beer Week wraps up, there’s still time left to grab a pint of some savory local craft beers that pay homage to Texas’ German heritage while creating distinct...

Bakery whips up cupcake combo

Julie Rene Tran September 1, 2010

Driving north along Burnet Road, away from Austin’s downtown epicenter of small, local businesses, one can begin to feel lost in the middle of franchises and empty construction. However, nestled...

Austin residents have hots for rare Hatch chile peppers

Layne Lynch August 31, 2010

In the oppressive heat of mid August, large, emerald-green peppers ripen to perfection, are plucked with delicate tugs and loaded into worn, wooden crates to be shipped across the country. These are...

Arpeggio Grill offers halal Mideastern foods, American classics

Gerald Rich August 26, 2010

Arpeggio Grill (and the Tomato Shack hidden within the restaurant), albeit common and cheap Middle Eastern cuisine, also serves up classic American dishes such as pizza and hamburgers, according to...