Food

 

Cook ‘em Horns Revisited: Tortilla Soup

When autumn cool fronts drift into the Hill Country, I crave chicken tortilla soup, a Southwestern dish that warms you to the bone. So when The Alcalde asked me...

 
 
Four Favorite Texas Gameday Recipes to Try

Four Favorite Texas Gameday Recipes to Try

Another season of Longhorn football is upon us—and for many fans, that means another season of burgers and beer, chips and queso, and other old favorites. But...

 
 

Dining with the Gods

Turns out the Athletics dining hall isn’t quite the culinary indulgence of which I’d dreamed. I always thought the B.M. “Mack” Rankin Longhorn Dining...

 
 
Viva Lazy Me

Viva Lazy Me

Back in the day—that is, the ’80s, when I was a journalism student—there were plenty of places to eat, even for a poor undergrad thankful for UT’s dirt-cheap...

 
 

Best New Restaurants Not Far From Campus

Austin’s always offered solid steaks and even better Tex-Mex, but in the past few years it’s become a city altogether more worldly and gourmet. Whether you’re...

 
 

One Heck of a Big Bite

This modern West Campus sandwich shop shovels every fried food imaginable into monster subs. For girls who laugh at dinner salads, like me, it’s a late-night heaven. It...

 
 
Campus Classics

Campus Classics

If there’s one thing college students love more than beer, it’s food—and lots of it. Over time, a few area eateries have emerged as tried-and-true favorites....

 
 
Trailerheads

Trailerheads

Dining out can burrow deep into the shallow wallets of college students, but luckily, Austin’s food trailer scene now provides a cheap yet gourmet alternative....

 
 
The Way They Ate

The Way They Ate

Over the years, food around the Forty Acres went from Mom-style homemade to industrial-style factory-made. What happened—and how did we get to the steak, sushi,...

 
 

The House That Helen Built

The upscale University Tea House near Waller Creek launched Helen Corbitt’s career—and put UT dining on the culinary map. What I remember most vividly are the...

 
 
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