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&nbsp; <strong>Resources</strong> <ul> <li><a href="http://tacojournalism.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Taco Journalism</a> <ul> <li><a href="http://blog.virgin-atlantic.com/t5/Our-Places/Austin-Tex-Mex-Mando-Rayo-s-top-10-tacos-in-Austin/ba-p/43178#.VW3AvmSrQy6" target="_blank">Blog post</a> featuring Mando (of Tao Journalism's) Top 10 Austin tacos.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Austin Food Blogger Alliance's <a href="http://austinfoodbloggers.org/2015-city-guide-best-places-to-eat-in-austin/" target="_blank">2015 City Guide: The Best Places to Eat in Austin</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.austinchronicle.com/food/" target="_blank">Austin Chronicle Food section</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.austin360.com/food-drink/" target="_blank">Austin 360 Food &amp; Drink section</a></li> <li><a href="http://chowhound.chow.com/boards/61" target="_blank">Chowhound’s Austin board</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.yelp.com">Yelp</a></li> <li><a href="http://tinyurl.com/atxfoodguide" target="_blank">a list of Austin restaurants</a> (with Jennifer's picks)</li> <li><a href="http://tinyurl.com/chaosfood" target="_blank">food guide developed for Chaos in Tejas fest</a> (mostly downtown, but ranked by vegan-friendliness)</li> </ul> &nbsp; Q: Is there an <strong>early morning coffee place</strong> (non-chain if possible) near campus? A: Sorta. Here are some options, listed north-to-south: <ul> <li><a href="http://wheatsville.coop/" target="_blank">Wheatsville Food Co-op</a> (3101 Guadalupe) is a little walk, but opens at 7:30 &amp; offers lots of co-op awesomeness.</li> <li><a href="http://tomstabooley.com/" target="_blank">Tom's Tabooley</a>  (2928 Guadalupe) serves breakfast now starting at 8am.</li> <li><a href="http://spiderhouseaustin.com/cafe/" target="_blank">Spider House Cafe</a> (2908 Fruth) opens at 8am, but may have a coffee trailer out front that opens earlier.</li> <li><a href="http://www.texasfrenchbread.com/restaurant" target="_blank">Texas French Bread</a> (2900 Rio Grande) opens at 7am.</li> <li><a href="http://www.kerbeylanecafe.com/cafe-locations/#university" target="_blank">Kerbey Lane</a> (2606 Guadalupe) is a fancy diner which has coffee, not a coffee place, but it's open 24/7.</li> <li>Closer to the Library is <a href="http://www.caffemedici.com/locations/guadalupe" target="_blank">Caffe Medici</a> (2222B Guadalupe) which opens at 8. They may have weird hours during the conference, since students are gone.</li> <li><a href="https://www.lib.utexas.edu/pcl/services/prufrocks_coffee_shop" target="_blank">Prufrock's</a> is in the library and often opens at 7am, but may also have weird summertime hours.</li> <li><a href="http://blantonmuseum.org/visit/cafe_menu/" target="_blank">Blanton Museum Cafe</a> (200 E MLK) opens at 8 and is very close to the library.</li> <li><a href="http://www.urbanspoon.com/cities/11-austin/restaurants/140088-arturo-s-underground-cafe/menu" target="_blank">Arturo's Bakery &amp; Cafe</a> (314 W 17th) opens at 7am and has coffee and tacos.</li> <li>There are some chain places, too. For some reason, all the really good coffee is far away from campus :(</li> </ul> &nbsp; <strong>Conference food information</strong> UT Libraries is underwriting our food during the conference (Friday breakfast, Friday lunch, Friday reception &amp; Saturday breakfast). Please bring money for your lunch at New South Fest on Saturday, and all other mealtimes. See the conference wiki (www.zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2015-atx/food) for more food options, or ask a local for a tip. Here’s what’s on the menu during the conference: Friday breakfast, 9am-9:30 <ul> <li>coffee with ½ &amp; ½ or almond milk, maybe tea and honey, orange juice, water</li> <li>breakfast taco assortment: bacon, egg &amp; cheese; prosciutto, egg &amp; mushroom; black bean, avocado &amp; Cotija; bean &amp; cheese</li> <li>fresh fruit</li> </ul> &nbsp; Friday lunch, 12:30-1:30 <ul> <li>quesadilla assortment: goat cheese &amp; wild mushroom; chicken; shrimp</li> <li>sandwich assortment: turkey &amp; havarti, tuna salad, tomato mozzarella</li> <li>grilled vegetables, fresh fruit</li> <li>iced tea, water</li> </ul> &nbsp; Friday reception, food at 5pm <ul> <li>smoked salmon profiteroles; curried deviled eggs; prosciutto–wrapped asparagus; Mediterranean stuffed mushrooms; Pacific Rim meatballs; Medjool dates with blue cheese; fresh mozzarella &amp; tomato baguette cocktail sandwiches</li> <li>lemonade &amp; strawberry lemonade, water</li> </ul> &nbsp; Saturday breakfast, 9:30-10am <ul> <li>coffee with ½ &amp; ½ or almond milk, maybe tea and honey, orange juice, water</li> <li>quiche assortment: quiche lorraine, spinach mushroom, three cheese</li> <li>fresh fruit</li> </ul> &nbsp; Saturday lunch at New South Fest, trailer options: <ul> <li>Arlo’s (vegan comfort food): www.arlostruck.com</li> <li>PitaLicious (Middle Eastern wraps): www.austinpitalicious.com/Menu.html</li> <li>Cold Ones (artisanal Mexican popsicles): www.coldonespops.com</li> </ul> &nbsp;
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