Move Over, Blue Bell! NadaMoo Is Coming Through

NadaMoo! Frozen Dessert scoops

NadaMoo! frozen dessert scoops (Credit: Emily Watkins)

When I found out I was allergic to dairy, I was devastated. No more lattes, no more caprese salads and–worst of all–no more ice cream.

Until I found NadaMoo! I don’t dare tell people it’s vegan ice cream because there is still a stigma that vegan = no flavor. But this organic, dairy-free, coconut based frozen dessert is far from that stereotype. It’s amazing! And best of all, it’s local to Austin.

I sat down with Daniel Nicholson of NadaMoo! to get the inside scoop (pun intended) and give you a look behind the coconut curtain. [Read more…]

Moojo Brings Ice Cream Sandwiches to the Drag

Moojo Ice Cream Sandwiches

Guest article by Chin Lin Pan

Texas is notorious for its summer heat and no one likes to endure the upper 90 to 100 degree weather. But fortunately, in the heart of town–just across the street from The University of Texas at Austin–is a shop that sells not only refreshing ice cream sandwiches, but moments of joy. I’m talking about the newest addition to the Drag: Moojo.

Moojo opened its doors last month and gave away around 1,200 free ice cream sandwiches. [Read more…]

Top 4 Cool Treats in Austin: Ice Cream, Gelato, Sno Cones, Oh My!

Amy's Ice Cream on South Congress in Austin

Amy’s Ice Cream in SoCo

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Today’s temperature is projected to reach 101 degrees. When we get there, it’ll make today our 14th day of triple-digit temperatures this year.

So where would we be without Austin’s cool treats? Probably running around like melting zombies. [Read more…]

Win Tickets to the Austin Food & Wine Festival Via Coolhaus

Coolhaus_Austin_Al_PavangkananCoolhaus is taking Austin by storm! This is one of those Austin food trucks that you really need to check out. The heat is upon us and, short of hopping into the cool waters of Barton Springs, there are few better ways to cool down than with Coolhaus Austin!

With 4.5 stars on over 61 reviews on Yelp, why not check this place out and be entered to win tickets to one of Austin’s great festivals?

This is not a normally scheduled blog post for the Austinot, but we didn’t want our readers to miss out on a chance to win free tickets to the Austin Food & Wine Festival!

Our friends at Coolhaus Austin are giving away tickets and all you have to do is TASTE & TWEET. But you have to [Read more…]