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Rachel Feit

Rachel Feit is an archaeologist by trade who worked her way through college in kitchens in Chicago and Austin before discovering that dishing up words was more satisfying that dishing up meals. She has been writing about food and restaurants for The Austin Chronicle for more than a decade, but still loves to cook.

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Kitchen Ghosts

Unearthing Austin's culinary history: Schneider Beer Vaults

Food Feature, May. 19, 2016

Walking the Fine-Dining Line

How much is too much for Austin diners?

Food Feature, May. 5, 2016

Top 10 Restaurants That Just Don't Get Enough Love

Food Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Kitchen Scales

The cost of Austin fine dining

Food Feature, Dec. 23, 2015


Saffron brings Nepalese food to Austin

Food Feature, Oct. 29, 2015

Just Desserts

Giving new life to the end of the meal

Food Feature, Jul. 16, 2015


Building an urban legend

Food Feature, May. 28, 2015

Foodie Is an Ethnocentric Word

Searching for diversity in culinary Austin

Food Feature, Apr. 16, 2015

From Tweeting to Eating

How food and technology are changing Austin

Food Feature, Mar. 12, 2015

First Look: Fixe

Addictive Downtown Southern

Food Daily, Feb. 16, 2015 3:00 PM

So Hot Right Now

2015's trend ingredients are ridiculously good looking

Food Feature, Feb. 5, 2015

The Republic of Sandwich

We pledge allegiance

Food Feature, Jan. 15, 2015

The Year in Food

The 2014 tastes we just couldn't stop thinking about

Food Feature, Dec. 31, 2014

Season's Eatings

Our guide to finally shutting up your in-laws

Food Feature, Dec. 4, 2014

Get in Line

Counter service takes its turn

Food Feature, Nov. 20, 2014

Ranch Dressing

Jacoby's does country for city folks

Food Feature, Nov. 6, 2014

First Look: Patika Wine and Coffee

Raising the bar on South Lamar

Food Daily, Oct. 20, 2014 2:15 PM

Farmers Need Love Too

Jack Gilmore’s Annual Farmer Appreciation Celebration

Food Daily, Sep. 17, 2014 10:30 AM

Dining Beyond the Chains

Good food moves to the 'burbs

Food Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Hey, What's the Big Idea?

Tiny Pies

Food Feature, Jul. 10, 2014

Mixing It Up at Foreign & Domestic

Indie chefs dinners continue with Bill Corbett

Food Daily, Jun. 20, 2014 1:30 PM

Celebrate National Doughnut Day DIY-Style

Kamal Grant schools the home cook on how to make 'Homemade Doughnuts'

Food Daily, Jun. 6, 2014 12:05 PM

To Be or Not to Be (a Gastropub)

Porter Ale House nails it

Food Feature, May. 29, 2014

Instacart Invades Austin

Online delivery service could change the way we shop for groceries

Food Daily, May. 28, 2014 10:45 AM

All in the Family

Three Austin restaurants serve up special Sunday dinners

Food Feature, May. 15, 2014

The North Door's Got Game

The 'Game of Thrones,' that is, served with themed cocktails

Food Daily, Apr. 16, 2014 11:30 AM

Burger Town

How do our hometown patties match up against the influx of trendy national chains?

Food Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

The New Look of Fine Dining

Austin's emerging restaurant empires

Food Feature, Feb. 13, 2014

Go or No Go?

No Va is a promising addition to the Rainey Street District

Food Feature, Jan. 30, 2014

This Little Piggy's Going to New York

Salty Sow previews upcoming Beard House dinner

Food Daily, Jan. 27, 2014 11:00 AM

Top 10 Restaurant Interiors

Food Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

Aging With Grace

Hyde Park Bar & Grill, feeding a city across three decades

Food Feature, Dec. 19, 2013

You Want Fries With That?

The Hyde Park Bar & Grill has a few pleasant surprises

Food Feature, Dec. 19, 2013

What Is Chaos Cooking?

Building friendships, one chicken pot pie at a time

Food Daily, Dec. 18, 2013 3:02 PM

Pasta Modern: New & Inspired Recipes From Italy

Food Feature, Dec. 5, 2013

Michi Ramen Inflames the Ramen Wars

Food truck turned brick-and-mortar is a serious contender

Food Feature, Oct. 24, 2013

Weird Science

Paul Qui may be some mad genius, but the alchemy at his eponymous restaurant fizzles

Food Feature, Sep. 26, 2013

Do These Farm Bird Lollipops Make Us Look Fat?

The tug between substance and style at Searsucker

Food Review, Sep. 5, 2013

Anticipating Olamaie

Rachel Feit and Melanie Haupt pop in for a pop-up

Food Daily, Aug. 9, 2013 11:20 AM

Josephine House

An old-fashioned vibe encapsulated at Josephine House

Food Review, Jul. 25, 2013

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