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Reasons to Love Jo’s

By DeMornay Harper Web Content Contributor Jo’s is a true San Marcos gem. With what feels like a never-ending amount of unique coffee shops in our small college town, picking a favorite can seem inconceivable. Despite these odds, I truly believe I have found where my heart lies in the café community here. Jo’s has […]

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Living on a Keto Diet

By Sami Dugdale Blog Content Contributor Getting in shape for most people means cutting out their favorite foods, constantly exercising, and drinking nothing but water. However, there are diets out there that allow you to still eat the foods that you love while just cutting out the things that are actually bad for you. Freshman Parker […]

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Fuego vs. Torchy’s

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor There are two types of people in this world (or at least in San Marcos), and they are divided by their taco provider preference. Most of us in San Marcos have probably faced this decision more than a few times, and there is no doubt that these two competitors […]

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Valentina’s Tex-Mex BBQ

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Valentina’s is hands down one of the best taco spots I have ever been too. Located in Austin, TX, this restaurant is unique because they combine Tex-Mex with BBQ. Their food is so well known that people literally come from all over the country to try it. I jumped […]

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Meatless Monday: Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles Review

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor When it comes to doing what is best for the environment and your body, a lot of nutritionists and health experts are saying one thing: go meatless. Whether that is to go meatless for a day, for a month, or for the rest of your life; importance is a […]

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Veggie-Friendly Places Around Town

By Brittney Hemmands Blog Content Contributor As a college town, San Marcos has never been short on fast food joints and restaurants. However, it might seem more difficult to eat in this city if you are a vegetarian, vegan, or just trying to be a little bit healthier. Meat and diary are the main entrees […]

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San Maximum: Mamacita’s

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager All the foodies reading this will be thrilled for the latest addition of yet another restaurant to the San Maximum page. Because of all the people who have made this cantina part of their routine schedule, Mamacita’s has made it onto our list of necessary stops in San Marcos. The food […]

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A Freshmen Guide: Food You Can Walk To

By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor  If you are one of those lucky souls taking their first steps (or ascending their first flight of stairs) on the Texas State campus this semester, you will soon find that meal swipes and dining halls can get old very quickly. Every college freshman deserves a little variety in […]

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San Maximum: Herbert’s Taco Hut

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Manager Herbert’s Taco Hut is a San Marcos Mexican-cuisine favorite. Locals and tourists flock to this little restaurant every day to eat their food. I ate at Herbert’s for the first time last week and was absolutely blown away by how enjoyable my experience was. Here’s why Herbert’s Taco […]

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Why I Fell in Love with Blue Dahlia Bistro

By DeMornay Harper Blog Content Contributor Blue Dahlia offers a world of treasures. It has a distinct french country feel, which offers the perfect amount of charm. Nestled in the heart of San Marcos, this bistro adds some feminine allure the vibe of the square. From the outside, Blue Dahlia almost grabs your attention in […]

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Eating On A Budget

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor Buying food gets expensive. There are days when we treat ourselves like queens and kings by eating out at nice restaurants, days when we actually talk ourselves into buying groceries, and even days when we have to have sleep for dinner. The struggle is real, but I have to […]

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San Maximum: Wow-Wees Cafe

By Austin Cowan Assistant Web Content Director Location: 1505 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666. Wow-Wees Cafe is a Mexican food restaurant in San Marcos, Texas. After visiting this restaurant it became clear to me why Wow-Wees is one of the most popular hole-in the-wall restaurants in town. The food huge and the community was […]

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Be Your Own Cook

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Food is great. That’s a fact. Since the dawn of man, food has been one of the human essentials, a necessity to sustain life on Earth. However, over the years of our existence, food has become exponentially more. Food has become money. Food has become culture. It’s now a […]

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Make Money Eating Food

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor If you’re reading this article, I’m assuming you saw the title and thought, “Okay, I’m listening…” First of all let me say no, this is not a personal ad I’m putting out there. I am not paying anyone to eat food with me because I’m lonely. That idea was […]

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Looking for that one…Food Truck

By Edgardo Hernandez Blog Content Contributor  People get hungry all the time, it happens. As humans we must eat in order to survive. Even when we aren’t hungry we may just eat to eat. Although this is true, why is it that even when this sense of hunger comes up we tend to only consider […]

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San Maximum: Chepo’s Mexican Restaurant

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor In a town far from home, Chepo’s Mexican Restaurant is where I go whenever I long for a taste of home. Chepo’s attracts many college students because it is located across the street from Texas State campus and down the road from a few college apartment complexes. The food is true […]

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Make Your Favorite Food at Home

By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor At this point of the semester, I just don’t want to eat anything anymore because I have spent so much money on food. Since I am always running around, from school to work, from work to internship, from internship to group meetings; I always end up eating fast food […]

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Food Fight: The Pho Dilemma

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor If you keep up with the Asian food scene, you’ll know that there has recently been some pretty big controversy within it. For some, the matters weren’t too serious. But for many, the issue of cultural appropriation was once again in the spotlight thanks to a video about soup.       About […]

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Five Ramen Hacks You Should Know

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Every college student at one point in their career has been exposed to the magical instant food we know as ramen. It’s one of the ever popular remedies to hunger, a side effect caused by the age-old epidemic pauperibus scholasticus, more commonly referred to as “broke college student-itis”. Seriously, […]

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10 Reasons Why Pizza Is Amazing

By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor Pizza is something we’ve all been around at one point in our lives. It’s the food that keeps on giving, and it’s so incredible that there are even parties dedicated in its name. Many of us grew up eating pizza, and it’s a food we still eat to this […]

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