[5/16] El Mercadito Pachanga Brunch at The Hightower

Saturday, May 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Hightower on East Seventh will host El Mercadito, the official brunch of the eighth annual Pachanga Latino Music Festival at Fiesta Gardens. El Mercadito pays homage to the neighborhood markets that are popular in the Hispanic community, and will feature a variety of handmade goods […]

Latinitas benefit “Para Tu Salud” to feature Chef Andrew Brooks & Nutrition Counselor Nina Beucler Rebstock

Latinitas next fundraiser will truly be a dining experience with Para Tu Salud hosted by chef Andrew Brooks and nutritionist counselor Nina Beucler Rebstock. The pair will demonstrate how to cook healthy meals and give attendees tips on how to eat healthy. All the proceeds will go to the non-profit organization Latinitas.

[3/25] Preview: Austin Restaurant Week 2012

Austin Restaurant Week starts on Sunday. The annual event celebrates locally owned restaurants and fine dining. The participating restaurants will be offering special menus and three-course meals available only during Restaurant Week.

‘Viva Vegan!’ author Terry Hope Romero to speak at Texas VegFest

Cookbook author Terry Hope Romero will be one of the featured speakers at this year’s Texas VegFest in Austin. The festival, which will take place March 31 at Fiesta Gardens, aims to expose Texans to sustainable, healthy, plant-based diets. VegFest will include cooking demonstrations, free food samples, live music and children’s activities, all for a […]

Taco Journalism has an app for your appetite

Taco Journalism seeks only one thing: to find the best tacos in Austin. A blog dedicated to reviewing taco eateries throughout the city and different parts of the country, Taco Journalism has been chronicling this epic quest since 2006. The blog and its taco reviews have garnered attention not just locally, but most recently from major […]

Column: Whataburger heartbreak, an open letter

Dear Whataburger, I’ve always thought of you as part of the family. I mean you’ve been around since 1950. My parents were mere teenagers when your first stand came up in Corpus Christi. So, what happened? Now you’re leaving, closing the doors of your nondescript headquarters on Staples Street. As reported by the Corpus Christi […]