We are a group of passionate foodies that live at the intersection of food, culture and everything in between from Texas and beyond. What started as a fun project at The University of Texas, has turned into a passion and way of life for us! Join us in our journey to live life through the lens of food.


Since launching in 2015, Texas Tasty has been featured in The New York Times, Complex, Today Show, Food Network, Food & Wine, and more.

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Lily Thorpe

A senior at the University of Texas at Austin, Lily is excited to explore the city of Austin through food and experiences. She serves as the Chapter Life VP her sorority and enjoys event planning, interior decorating, and cooking. Lily is excited to share her passion for exploring Austin and encouraging more people to try all of the wonderful restaurants Austin has to offer.

Jeanae Jackson

Jeana'e is currently a senior at the University of Houston, where she is pursuing Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Women's Studies. She currently writes for Coog Life, UH's life, arts and culture magazine. Although she resides in Houston, she visits Austin frequently to enjoy some of her favorite activities. She loves to float the river, hiking, and yoga. Jeana'e is also vegan so she enjoys sharing her journey of #VeganLife on social media.

Leni Steinhardt

Leni Steinhardt is a sophomore at UT Austin majoring in journalism. You can catch Leni exploring Austin's beautiful hiking trails and its many brunch restaurants, especially on South Congress on a Sunday. Her love for journalism is what pushed Leni to come to UT and she is currently on the staff for The Daily Texan and an editor of Spark Magazine, UT Austin fashion and culture magazine.

Chloe Deapen

Chloe is a Communication major at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas with a concentration in Media Arts and Broadcast Journalism. She likes staying in to read or watch movies in her free time, though she most enjoys seeing live music, and spending time with family, friends, and pets.

Lily Kane

Lily Kane is a sophomore journalism major at UT and a senior staffer in The Daily Texan’s social media department. Despite being from Connecticut, Lily has fallen in love with Austin’s food scene and rich culture, and can often be found trying out new restaurants or exploring different Austin neighborhoods.