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


5 secret menus of The Drag revealed

David Antonino March 4, 2019

As students walk down Guadalupe St. from Martin Luther King Blvd., they are faced with the daunting decision of where to eat. Bright signs and lights pulling their attention in every direction, The Drag...

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Greenbelt Kombucha promises accessibility, honesty to kombucha lovers

Landry Allred February 26, 2019

Valuing accessibility and honesty, a five-member team that includes three UT alumni promises to deliver just that to kombucha lovers. Greenbelt Kombucha was founded in the spring of 2018 by Nathan Klatt...


Students share Austin food scene through Instagram

Molly Bolf February 21, 2019

Named the second most exciting food city in America by Zagat, a dining guide, and fastest-growing food truck industry in the United States, Austin is an established culinary hotspot of the South. As a...


Austin boasts diverse restaurant scene for those with dietary restrictions

Kendall Tietz February 12, 2019

Austin’s diverse food scene is one of the many trademarks that attract students to UT. However, restrictions such as celiac disease can complicate everything from eating on campus to finding the...


Eats in East Austin fill the belly without breaking the bank

Anna-Kay Reeves December 7, 2018

With the food and entertainment options available in sight of the Tower or Capitol, it’s possible for students to meet their needs without leaving the campus bubble. But out in Austin’s great...


Showtime invites students to Shrek X Shrekwest

Noah Levine December 3, 2018

Shrek fans are about to be head ogre heels when Dec. 4 rolls around. As students are swamped with finals, Campus Events + Entertainment Showtime provides an escape to happily ever after. “Shrek...


Hey, Curious Campus: What are some of the best coffee shops in Austin?

Megan Menchaca November 26, 2018

Coffee shops aren’t only famous for their calm environments that are perfect for studying; they also offer the delicious caffeinated drinks that fuel all college students. But with dozens of coffee...


Hunk of Burnet Love Part 1: Hidden Gems in Rosedale

Liliana Hall November 15, 2018

Burnet Road easily becomes as congested as North Lamar Boulevard during rush hour, but away from the main drag and tucked back into the Rosedale neighborhood sit a few gems that embody Burnet Road’s...


The Scoop on the Loop Part 2: East North Loop

Liliana Hall and Anna-Kay Reeves November 8, 2018

The eastern section of North Loop is business after business operating beyond the ordinary, and selling products that let people do the same. Its neon signs, food trucks and vintage stores embody all...


Tacodeli paves the way for Austin taco phenomenon

Chandler Gibson October 30, 2018

Imagine a world where tacos aren’t that big of a deal. Wow, that was spooky. That was 1990s Austin, a city before Tacodeli. In 1999, business partners and UT alumni Roberto Espinosa of Mexico...


Texas Chili Queens combine chili, culture

Chandler Gibson October 25, 2018

Drag culture and Texas chili culture cross paths at Texas Chili Queens in Austin. Popping up in different Austin spots regularly, the food truck is basically RuPaul meets the Terlingua Chili Cookoff. Since...

The Scoop on the Loop Part 1: West North Loop

Liliana Hall and Anna-Kay Reeves October 25, 2018

Records, vintage clothes and coffee make a Holy Trinity of a hip afternoon. What more could Austinites ask for? Plants, maybe. The 200 block of North Loop offers not only the trinity of Breakaway Records,...