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Alisha McDarris

27 articles

Planted Brings Vegan Food to Austin's Non-Vegan Spaces

Britty Hamby pushes for access to plant-based cuisine and builds a food community

Food Feature, Jan. 3, 2019

Top 10 Vegan Food Trucks

These are the crème de la crème (sans crème, of course) in the local meat-free food truck game

Food Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Where, Oh Where, Did The Great Y’all Go?

Friends turned food truck co-owners turned…

Food Daily, Dec. 11, 2018 9:20 AM

Learn How to Bake Dessert From a British Royal Chef

Carolyn Robb’s new book lends tips for even the least experienced cooks

Food Daily, Nov. 16, 2018 7:16 AM

Imperfect Produce Focuses on Reducing Food Waste

How ‘bout them (tiny, lopsided) apples?

Food Feature, Nov. 8, 2018

Breaking Bread

Martin Philip

Food Feature, Oct. 25, 2018

Awakened Bean Delivers Coffee, Vegan Donuts, and Positive Vibes

Local roaster infuses its treats with consciousness

Food Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

Dai Due Taqueria and El Alma Win Tortilla Awards

Austin was the final stop on a three-city tour

Food Daily, Sep. 12, 2018 7:06 PM

Finding the Perfect Hot Sauce Is an Art Form

A pepper for every palate

Food Feature, Aug. 23, 2018

Dining, Driving, and Dealing on the Vegan Food Chain

And where to find the Best Tuna Sandwich (sans tuna)

Food Feature, Jul. 5, 2018

Celebrate Father's Day with Vegan Barbecue and Cupcakes

Some dads are really into plant-based food

Food Daily, Jun. 16, 2018 2:05 PM

BBQ Revolution's Slow-Smoked Vegan Barbecue

The best damn meat-free barbecue you've ever had

Food Feature, Jun. 14, 2018

Texas Vegan May Fest Celebrates Animal Advocacy

Cattle ranch turned animal sanctuary, Rowdy Girl, is on a mission

Food Daily, May. 18, 2018 1:28 PM

Diets Don’t Always Mean Deprivation

Sarno brothers release their plant-based, indulgence-focused cookbook with a Central Library demo

Food Feature, May. 10, 2018

Health-Conscious Alpaca Market’s Vending Machines Serve Jars of Fresh Food

Goodbye Little Debbie, hello kale salad

Food Feature, Apr. 12, 2018

Cocowhip Frozen Dessert Comes to Austin

Local women bring us Australia’s favorite healthy treat

Food Daily, Apr. 10, 2018 2:35 PM

New Plant-Based Food Truck Serves Burgers and Builds Community

Plow Burger aims to feed the people, hold the meat

Food Feature, Mar. 1, 2018

Snack Jack: The Jerky of the Future

Local start-up debuts plant-based jackfruit jerky

Food Daily, Feb. 12, 2018 5:00 PM

Merit Coffee Moves to Town

New location, new brand: San Antonio coffee staple moves north

Food Daily, Feb. 1, 2018 5:45 PM

Vodka and Candy: A Match Made in Texas

Tito’s expands past its beverage empire into the world of sweets

Food Daily, Jan. 18, 2018 3:49 PM

Top 10 Restaurants Where a Salad Isn't the Only Vegan Menu Item

Food Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Austin's Four Vegan Frozen Dessert Shops

We all scream for (dairy-free) ice cream

Food Feature, Oct. 12, 2017

Zucchini Kill Serves Up Riot Grrrl Cupcakes to the People

Local punk power trio opens vegan and gluten-free bakeshop

Food Feature, Sep. 28, 2017

A Guide to Vegan Austin

It’s a proverbial land of milk and honey for those who adhere to a plant-based diet

Food Feature, Jun. 1, 2017

Texas VegFest Returns to Austin

Any time a bunch of vegans get together, you can bet it will be a party

Food Feature, Mar. 30, 2017

Lived in Bars

EPIC owners write a new chapter

Food Feature, May. 28, 2015

Salad Days Are Over

Vegan food's next step at Bistro Vonish

Food Feature, Mar. 26, 2015

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