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Best Happy Hour: Chisme

Georgie Riggs January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisHot gossip? More like ice cold Chisme. Chisme sits in the middle of what might as well be the most important street for Trinity nightlife — North St. Mary's Street. Beloved...

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Best Ice Cream: Amy’s Ice Creams

Kara Killinger January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisConveniently located in the Quarry Market, Amy’s Ice Creams offers flavors from dark chocolate to amaretto and always keeps at least one vegan option on the menu. After choosing...

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Best Margarita: Panchito’s and Tomatillo’s

Kathleen Creedon January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisWhen asked to taste the margarita that Trinity voted best, I was down. When I found out Trinity voted two places as Best Margarita, I was elated. Both Panchitos and Tomatillos have...

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Best Mexican Restaurant: Mama’s Kitchen

Noor Rahman January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisMama’s Kitchen, Trinity students’ favorite Mexican restaurant, boasts "110 percent Mexican food." Located in a strip mall on Hildebrand just four minutes west of Trinity,...

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Best Off-Campus Housing: Rosemont

Julia Weis January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisRosemont is the ideal off-campus housing for seniors. Within walking distance to campus and not as expensive as City Vista, it's a winning combination. I'm currently living in a three-bedroom...

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Best Pizza: Pizza Classics

Jolie Francis January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisThe votes are in! Located less than half of a mile from campus, it's no wonder Pizza Classics has staked its claim as the Best Pizza for Trinity. Not only is the location convenient,...

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Best Resale Shop: Boysville Auxiliary Thrift

Alexandra Parris January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisThe first thing you'll notice about Boysville Auxiliary Thrift when you walk in the door is how spacious and open it is. Located just across the street from the Olmos Park H-E-B,...

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Best Salon: Lux Salon

Noelle Barrera January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisWhen going to Lux Salon to get a haircut, I appreciated the stylish decor — the colorful paintings on the walls and the checkerboard ceiling were appealing from a design perspective....

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Best Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurant: Green Vegetarian Cuisine

Gabriella Garriga January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisGreen Vegetarian Cuisine and its '80s playlist has that Mabee vibe we all love but the vegetarian and vegan options we're all missing.Located in the Pearl, Green’s unique mix...

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Best Bar: Faust Tavern

Soleil Gaffner January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisLooking for a bar that speaks to the punk, grungy soul inside of you? Faust Tavern calls from the safety of St. Mary's Strip, tucked away from the street crowds and drowning out the...

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Best Liquor Store: Don’s and Ben’s

Henry Pratt January 31, 2019

Graphic by Alex ParrisDon’s and Ben’s is the ideal liquor store for the discerning college drinker — especially if they’re on a budget. I visited their McCullough location (which...

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Best Bakery: BIRD Bakery

Natalia Salas January 31, 2019

graphic by Alex ParrisThe Trinity community has spoken, and your choice for best bakery is BIRD Bakery. After visiting myself, it’s clear to see why. Located right on Broadway, it’s less than...

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