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Food And Beverages

Austin cupcake shop one of world’s best, according to Buzzfeed

The Buzzfeed Community recently set about naming the 25 best cupcake shops in the world. The final list include places all over the world, from Switzerland’s Cuppin’s to South Africa’s Charly’s Bakery. How the Buzzfeed Community was …

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Austin restaurants: Where I’d eat my final meal in Austin

Reader Jamil Bata asked which restaurant would be my last stop before moving away from Austin. Good question. Tough question. It brings up others: Do you eat somewhere you can only eat in Austin? Do …

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Now open: Saffron Austin in Northwest Hills

Saffron Austin opened at 3616 Far West Blvd. Although it is in the space previously occupied by Indian Palace, the new restaurant is under different ownership. Saffron Austin bills itself as Asian Fusion, serving …

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Restaurant review: Counter 357

The sunglow yellow cucumber flower that brightened a plate of sumptuous country pâté came from chef Lawrence Kocurek’s garden. The pickled and sliced quail eggs, magenta on the outside with jonquil yellow yolks, paid homage …

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Help us find Austin’s favorite guacamole

In the wake of guac-gate, in which Texans went into an uproar over a New York Times recipe that called for peas, we have decided to make it our mission to find readers’ favorite …

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New hours: Licha’s Cantina serving Sunday brunch

East Austin Mexican restaurant Licha’s Cantina has added Sunday brunch to its offerings. The restaurant serves a brunch menu that includes chilaquiles, molletes, pastel Azteca, pozole, and more. Brunch cocktails include breakfast margarita and …

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Organic Food and Locally Grown Food: Are They the Same?

Organic Food and Locally Grown Food: Are They the Same? In the U.K., customers are gobbling up organic food by the bushel. In fact, according to the Organic Centre Wales, “Direct sales of organic food through box plans, farmers’ markets … Continue reading

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Organic Food Is Best

Some people have the luxury of living out in the country and can grow their own food.  Others, are living a busy life in the city and don’t have the time or space to grow their own food.  Of course, … Continue reading

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