For the last decade, the names of Austin restaurants and chefs have peppered the awards lists of national food magazines and organizations. From the headlines, it appears that the local restaurant ...
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Often, the simplest foods, such as rice and beans, are the ones that daunt us—many people end up buying them either precooked or canned, respectively. To be fair, preparing rice can be tricky, but ...
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Many don’t realize that curry is neither a specific spice blend nor a dish in its own right. In the 17th century, when the British occupied India, they fell in love with the local food. In an ...
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by MM Pack For much of the world’s population, especially in Asia, rice is the most widely eaten staple food. Forty percent of humans—mostly in populous, less developed ...
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by Claudia Alarcon • Photography by Alison Narro If the title of this article got your attention, we probably have a few things in common: Our dogs are part of our families; we’ll do just ...

Many people don’t know that Austin’s beloved Barton Springs was once home to a three-story, spring-and-dam-powered gristmill that processed locally grown grain. Although William (“Uncle ...
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