Jon E. Garrett
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Archive for July, 2012
 

 

Gatti’s gluten-free pie a pleasant surprise

Today was G-Day in Austin.  Nope, the city didn’t finally recognize me for my contributions to local culture, but one of its born and bred businesses did formally unleash its latest weapon in the pizza wars. Gatti’s Pizza,...
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Watermelon, chicken and the curious case of Chic-fil-A

I love chicken. Grilled, stuffed, sautéed, fricasseed and you better believe fried. You want to stereotype me for it? I don’t care. Give me a bucket of chicken and some watermelon on a summer night with a breeze and I’m a...
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The yoga dealer and the drug dealer:

Alleged drug lord Pardo sought to heal body with homeopathic diet, yoga Kellie Arnold is not just an award-winning math teacher for Manor ISD, she’s also one of Austin’s up-and-coming yogis. Over the years she’s had som...
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Houston named coolest city in country; Austin mopes at bar in skinny jeans

It’s been a couple of days since I’ve graced this site with some new content, but after inquiries by my subscriber(s) earlier this evening, I decided to drop in to touch base. It’s a good thing too, because while most of ...
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Inspiring teachers and students and preserving a legacy

The Legacy Project was set up in the memory of my mother Shirley Collins Cook, or “Duck,” as Grandpa Rob used to call her because of the way she waddled as she walked as a babe. This is her story for those who want to know ...
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