By David AlanPhotography by Jenna Noel Most drinkers, regardless of their own personal tastes, would identify whiskey as the quintessential American spirit. Though it was not invented here—and ...
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By David AlanPhotography by Jenna Noel Ice, the most common ingredient in cocktails, is one that we barely give more than a passing thought to—even in the dog days of summer. The frosty ...
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By Janet Heimlich While on a lunch break, Ruth stands in her tiny kitchen making kefir. The 31-year-old receptionist and hair stylist places a spoonful of kefir starter grains into an empty ...
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By David AlanPhotography by Jenna Noel A short time ago, the “cocktail revolution” began to blossom in major cities across the country—an uprising against pre-made mixes and ...
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You can stoke up on Fair Bean coffee drinks and selected baked goods now while shopping or preparing for training and racing events at RunTex's Riverside Drive location. But you will still want to go ...

By David Alan Photography by Jenna Noel If tipsy were a season, it would be winter. Yet with so many beverages to enjoy and so few months of cold weather in Austin, it can prove challenging to give ...
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By Suzanne Santos One hot summer day at the Austin Farmers’ Market, I spied a Bicycle Sport Shop reusable water bottle sitting next to the ice chest of bottled water we sell to customers. Not too ...
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