Libby Farris

4 Articles

Eat My Words|
May 20, 2009

I (heart) food carts.

There’s nothing I love better than eating off the street. Once in Mexico City during an interminable traffic jam, I got out of the car to buy a taco that came off a grill sitting 6 inches above the curb (okay, gutter.) In a ten block walk along Central Park

Eat My Words|
May 14, 2009

Granola Wars!

It doesn’t get much earthier—and in Austin, that’s saying a lot—than Wheatsville Coop. The clerks and clientele at the U.T.-area natural foods store make the dreadlocked staff at Whole Foods look like uptown posers. Ratty but loveable Wheatsville is in the final throes of massive up-do that will expand the

Eat My Words|
April 22, 2009

The Googie burger has landed.

They took the wraps off the new North Lamar location of P. Terry’s last week in Austin. Fans of the all-natural black angus beef burgers are already flocking to the bat-winged restaurant, designed by Michael Hsu (who seems to be making a habit of taking former anomalous shacks and

Eat My Words|
March 30, 2009

Choco-lotta for the Cure

Fun event this weekend at Viva  Chocolato in the Domain. Proprietor Melissa Adams held a fundraiser benefiting the local Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Cocoa Couture for the Cure invited area confectioners to enter fashion-inspired creations that were silent-auctioned. Adding to the fun, Komen volunteers were on hand

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