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Students practicing on other students

Before every cosmetology student graduates, they must have a certain amount of hours practicing on real live humans. While the idea of letting students cut your hair that took you some time to grow is a little frightening, it is must-needed experience for students to earn. While we usually review restaurants for “Economic Crunch,” when …

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Eggplant a welcome surprise in restaurant’s Pad Thai dish

Julieta Hernandez jhernandez@foghornnews.com Bamboo Garden is one of Corpus Christi’s signature Asian food spots. Located conveniently on Airline Road, the restaurant specializes in Chinese and Vietnamese dishes and has a wide variety of classic and complex dishes to choose from — including vegetarian and vegan options. Walking in with my colleague, we were greeted immediately. …

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Old fashioned country food at a great price

Jonathan Garcia jgarcia@foghornnews.com When I arrived at Andy’s Kitchen on the southside, the place looked a bit small. I wondered how this little building could seat many people. When I stepped inside, I saw it wasn’t as small as I made it out to be. It had a nice old country-style feel. I went for …

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Slice of the Big Apple in South Texas

A local business offers a slice of New York and Italian cuisine to Corpus Christi, which is a marked difference from big food chains in the area. LENNON MENDIOLA Authentic New York Pizza is a unique treat and an excellent pizza stop. I had two four-cheese pizza slices and the display confused me for a …