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Restaurant review: The Odd Duck

Kelly Rosenblatt, Editor-in-chief

October 29, 2014

Nestled in between both old and new real estate marvels in the downtown Austin area sits The Odd Duck, a food service that began as a "farm to trailer" mobile restaurant, is now a full restaurant and bar known for their small...

Restaurant review: Elizabeth Street Café

Kelly Rosenblatt, Lifestyles Editor

April 24, 2014

Sitting on the corner of Elizabeth Street and first, Elizabeth Street Café is a restaurant with both a unique menu and a quirky design, fitting in with the downtown Austin vibe perfectly. A mixture of French and Vietnamese...

Starbucks Partners with La Boulange

Abby Knowles

April 16, 2014

As a self-professed coffee addict, I visit Starbucks a little too much and, in the past few weeks, I must admit, I have been getting tired of their selection. So, when I found out that Starbucks was getting a new line of tasty...

Restaurant of the Month: Barchi Sushi

Kelly Rosenblatt, Lifestyles Editor

February 21, 2014

  Located on Colorado Street, Barchi Sushi is in the heart of the downtown Austin area giving it a great atmosphere for a night out with friends. The sleek bar is the center of the front of the restaurant, lit with a blue...

Restaurant of the Month: Black Walnut Cafe

January 22, 2014

Restaurant of the month: Black Walnut Café The Black Walnut Café opened last December and has been packed with customers ever since. The restaurant definitely deserves the hype. It features a gelato bar and touch screen soda fountain. They also serve break...

Restaurant Spotlight: Vert’s Berlin-Inspired Kebaps

Kelly Rosenblatt, Lifestyles Editor

January 7, 2014

A cross between a panini and a Greek gyro, Vert’s Berlin kebaps are a delicious and healthy lunch option that you can quickly grab when you’re on the go. Vert’s has seven Austin locations, with one conveniently located at...

New businesses come to Steiner Ranch

Maggie Talbot, Staff Writer

February 1, 2013

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Shop is scheduled to open up soon in Steiner Ranch. The new Steiner Ranch shopping area, Quinlan Crossing, is welcoming an onslaught of new businesses in 2013. The most recent addition is Menchie’s, a sel...

Gift giving guide for everyone on your list

December 18, 2012

As the spirit of giving rakes through the holiday season, more people are in search of the perfect gift. With a long list of friends and family, it can be hard to find the ideal present in a sea of goods. Here are some ideas to gi...

Galaxy Movie House and Eatery Debut

Kelly Honts, Staff Writer

November 12, 2012

This weekend I attended the movie “Argo” at Four Points’ newest theater, The Galaxy Movie House and Eatery. Tickets to the theater where only $12 compared to the $25 I would have spent at the Ipic Theater at the Domain. When I arrived at the theater...

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