Archive for the ‘Drinks’ Category

Party Creations – Skittle Vodka

In Drinks, Mason Scheer on October 31, 2010 at 6:51 pm

People take notice at things that are strangely unique. Doubly so for homemade strangely unique. We taught you a bit earlier about awesome party favors, now super impress your friends with another unique and interesting creation.

Skittles Vodka.

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Expert Advice: Best Drinks in Town

In Drinks, Expert Advice, Rebecca Adams on October 28, 2010 at 4:06 pm

Why not mix up your own Manhattan this weekend?

Gerald Rich is a Senior Entertainment & Features Writer for The Daily Texan His cheeky and well-researched Thirsty Thursday columns have become a must-read for students (myself included) who need to finish off a long week with a big drink, whether it be a Ramos Gin Fizz or a Four Loko.  Mr. Rich was kind enough to recommend his 3 favorite drinking spots in Austin as well as a recipe for any of you adventurous enough to whip up your very own cocktail.

Where to Eat Cheap Today

In Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Free, Rebecca Adams on October 26, 2010 at 12:15 pm


Relax and enjoy a beer (or two) tonight


  • Start the morning off with donuts at Mrs. Johnson’s Bakery on Airport.  I am in no way a “donut person” but I’m seriously addicted to these.  I dare you to just eat one.
  • Grab some fusion deliciousness at The Peached Tortilla on your way to class on 24th St.  I recommend the two bbq brisket sliders and fries combo The Daily Texan agrees.

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On the Road in (or around) Austin: Part I

In Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Restaurant Review on October 24, 2010 at 11:27 pm

-Rebecca Adams

Whip In: "Namaste Y'all"

I came across this story on a convenience store news web site (not on my usual RSS journey but the headline peaked my interest) that talked about Whip In, a Texas-Indian, convenience store-cafe hybrid.   Confused?  Here’s a breakdown of the place:

-Sustainable, local, and organic produce and groceries (think: anything from austinuts to organic toilet paper)

-A cafe with Gujarati-style Indian food that’s “mom approved” by owner Dipak Topiwala’s own mother

AMAZING beer selection and beer garden that puts Whole Foods to shame

-Live shows from local musicians on the outdoor patio

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