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.

We love working with brands to create unique and engaging content for our audience. Sponsored content features a wide variety of services and we are always to create custom packages geared around your vision.

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  • Branded Videos
  • TV & Radio Brand Representation
  • Event Attendance
  • Event Hosting
  • Conference Speaking


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  • 200,000+ Instagram fans


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Alyssa Hiarker

A fourth year student at UT Austin, Alyssa is pursuing degrees in Journalism and Sustainability Studies and previously worked at the Austin Chronicle. She loves her cats (Strudel and Clover), going to the beach, anything sweet, and green tea.

Camryn Davis

A freshman at UT Austin pursuing Radio-Television-Film with a minor in Business. She loves cooking competitions, The Velvet Underground, hiking, and always ordering appetizers.

Alejandra Gavilanes

A senior at The University of Texas at Austin working towards her Bachelors in Journalism. She’s a digital artist, a big fan of Steven Universe, her favorite animals are Octopi, and she put her passions into creating Texas Tasty’s 512 Degrees podcast.

Lauren Castro

A junior at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing journalism with a minor in media and entertainment industries. I love to curate playlists to my every specific mood, bake all the sweets and exploring Austin!

Nicole Bolar

A senior at the University of Texas with a passion for photography, food, fitness, and storytelling. She loves creating art both with a camera and in the kitchen! You can find Nicole cooking delicious, vegan recipes to share on her Instagram or working on her podcast!

Julie Tran

A third-year public relations student at the University of Texas. She loves indulging in sweets, trying new places to eat, kayaking, and EDM concerts. You might find her at your local ice cream shop or watching the sunset at Mount Bonnell.