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

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...

‘Gourmet Meals’ cookbook helps tackle space constraints

Kate Ergenbright August 26, 2010

Jennifer Schaertl knows a thing or two about cooking in crappy kitchens, something many college students must deal with on a daily basis. In “Gourmet Meals in Crappy Little Kitchens” Schaertl...

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...

Summertime fare gives UT students cheap, good eats

Layne Lynch August 23, 2010

Finding an affordable meal in the midst of the scorching-hot Texas summer is more enjoyable than it may seem. Similar to the change in seasonal temperatures and wardrobes, with each month that passes,...

Beat the Texas heat with sangria

Mary Lingwall and Kiersten Marian August 11, 2010

August in Texas can be defined by a few things: trips to the river, anxiety about upcoming fall classes and, of course, 100-degree temperatures in the shade. To combat the onslaught of late summer heat...

East Austin’s 11th Street Station gives soul food its spirit

Zach Miller August 11, 2010

11th Street Station Restaurant & Bar opened just two weeks ago, but by the look of the lunch crowd, it could have been in business for years. The restaurant is doing a great job at helping East...

Gelato offers all the flavor of ice cream with less fat

Kiersten Marian August 9, 2010

The ice cream man doesn’t seem to exist anymore, at least around campus. Even though Amy’s Ice Creams is a local favorite for frozen desserts, Austin’s diverse selection of gelato...

Musician’s cookbook just same song, second verse

Layne Lynch April 20, 2010

Aside from her fame as a Grammy Award-winning country music artist, Trisha Yearwood also has a self-proclaimed gusto for making delicious Southern comfort food. With her mother and sister...

Flavorful tacos hide in bland stands

Andrew Kreighbaum April 20, 2010

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a weekly series searching for the best undiscovered taco stands in town. There’s nothing particularly distinguishing about the appearance of...

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