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Claudia Alarcón

Mexico City native Claudia Alarcón has made Austin home since 1984. She worked her way through college in the local restaurant industry, graduating from the University of Texas in 1999. She has been a Chronicle contributor for 15 years and presents lectures and workshops on topics related to the foodways of Mexico, both locally and internationally.

21 articles in 2012

Indian Explosion

Austin gains a bounty of healthy menu choices

Food Feature, Oct. 18, 2012

Now Serving ...

New faces and tastes at ACL's Austin Eats

Food Feature, Oct. 4, 2012

Hot Sauce Fest Demo Tent 2012

A rundown on the hot and spicy

Food Feature, Aug. 23, 2012

Swift's Attic

Downtown restaurant serves up fancifully delicious plates

Food Review, Aug. 16, 2012

Crawl No. 1

Yellow Jacket, Weather Up, and the Scoot

Food Feature, Aug. 9, 2012

Drink.Well American Pub

North Loop neighborhood bar touts creative cocktails and an unusual wine list

Food Review, Jul. 26, 2012

400 Rabbits

An impressive array of agave spirits highlight this stand-alone bar at the Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane

Food Review, Jul. 5, 2012

Travaasa Austin

Picturesque, serene Hill Country spa resort offers fun and educational culinary programs and farm-to-fork dining

Food Review, Jun. 28, 2012

Addicted To Juicing

Why the OMEGA VRT350 masticating juicer is my favorite new toy

Food Feature, Jun. 7, 2012

Ice Cream Happy Hour: 50 Boozy Treats That You Spike and Freeze at Home

Food Feature, May. 31, 2012

Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice & Aguas Frescas

Food Feature, May. 31, 2012

The Force Behind Rainey's Renaissance

Bridget Dunlap is the one-woman army who changed the face of an Austin neighborhood

Food Feature, May. 24, 2012

Fonda San Miguel Continues its Progress

Food Feature, May. 17, 2012

Midnight Cowboy

No more 'happy endings' here, unless you count the Kalamazoo Julep (and we do)

Food Feature, Apr. 26, 2012

The Austin Food & Wine Festival

Food Feature, Apr. 19, 2012


Lenoir dazzles with a French spin on 'hot-weather cuisine'

Food Review, Apr. 12, 2012


Their milkshake brings all the foodies to the yard, and they're like, 'It's better than yours'

Food Review, Mar. 22, 2012

Midnight Cowboy Lounge

Revamped downtown bar opens as a cocktail connoisseurs' paradise

Food Daily, Mar. 14, 2012 11:55 AM

Lidia's Italy in Austin

Food Feature, Feb. 16, 2012

The 10-Day Juice Cleanse Challenge

Get juiced the healthy way and feel the power

Food Feature, Feb. 2, 2012

Claudia Alarcón's Top 10 Food and Drinks Keeping Austin (Real) Mexican

The best places to get a taste of Mexico deep in the heart of Central Texas

Food Feature, Jan. 5, 2012

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