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"The Face Thief" leaves no lasting impression
January 29, 2012
A woman finds herself falling down a staircase after somebody brutally pushes her.
New Drag establishment serves up noodle variety, convenience
November 20, 2011
Noodles & Company may not offer the best food around, but it sure offers a lot of it.
Self-proclaimed animal intuitive offers behavioral services, pet sitting
November 16, 2011
Marti Miller utilizes her communication talents to solve pets' behavioral issues, while she maintains a sizable following in Austin.
Local store offers remedies unique to personal health issues
November 9, 2011
The shop is a colorful and airy oasis carrying a few thousand different products, including teas, teapots, chimes and books.
Friendly pub serves filling sandwiches and soups
November 2, 2011
The Second Deadly Sin sandwich is gluttony between two slices of toasted rye bread.
Flavors set Lick Ice Creams apart from the crowd
October 26, 2011
UT alumnus Anthony Sobotik and his partner Chad Palmatier created ice cream like Breakfast Bacon based on their favorite dishes.
For African drum instructor, 'Rhythm is Life'
October 18, 2011
An immigrant from Niger, Aminou teaches African drumming classes at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center.
Austin Chocolate Festival unites community for a cure
October 12, 2011
Supporting of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MS affects the brain and spinal cord, interrupting electrical signals to the rest of the body.
Regal Ravioli offers pasta fit for a king
October 4, 2011
The self-proclaimed king of ravioli, Regal Ravioli, is serving up handcrafted and locally sourced pockets of love.
Boutique owner channels creativity into jewelry design
September 28, 2011
Christine Fail imbues a piece of herself into her jewelry line with every swing of her hammer.
Redesigned restaurant takes on a more relaxed and American menu
September 20, 2011
Out of an Austin classic’s ashes comes Sputnik, an American-style burger joint.
Ladytron levels it out on concept album
September 13, 2011
British electro-indie pop quartet Ladytron takes another step away from the mainstream.
AntiGravity Yoga puts new spin on classic exercising
September 6, 2011
AntiGravity Yoga is a strenuous yet fun blend of gymnastics, calisthenics and Pilates, all performed in a woven silk hammock.
Berlin-inspired restaurant serves up messy kebaps
August 28, 2011
The first of its kind in Austin, Verts is a cramped, minimalistic, Chipotle-style restaurant that serves up Berlin-inspired street food — doner kebaps — on both The Drag and in the Dobie Mall food court.
Barbecue sauce festive draws spices from across the nation
August 26, 2011
The second annual Gettin' Sauced Festival is a combined national and international barbecue sauce competition and festival celebrating the diversity of smoked meats.
April 11, 2011
As the final installment of this series, it’s only fitting we do it justice by wrapping it up with desserts. For those with a big sweet tooth but a small store of patience, these dorm-friendly treats are a quick solution to a serious sugar craving.
Pizza trailers crust tops competition
November 14, 2010
When one envisions the perfect pizza, many things come to mind.
Food festival unites Austins best food trailers
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.