612 W. Sixth
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 5pm-12mid; Fri.-Sat., 5pm-2am; Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-2:30pm
This attractive, comfortable place has exceptional small-dish food, great drinks, and a stunning wine list.
You know the breakfast drill: DJ Deftone, fresh squeezed mimosas (and boys), queerial cereal, and more. All to benefit ASA's food bank. (That boy in the photo is flaggin' brrrrrown. Jus' sayin' …) Sat., Nov. 22, 11am.
“Slow down and stay awhile” is the motto of this upscale diner. While a split-level bakeshop and beer garden may seem an unlikely pairing, the interplay among handcrafted breads, house-cured meats, and a lovingly curated beer menu is surprisingly successful.
709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972
features a wide range of local brews and Texas spirits, and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.
500 E. Fourth, 512/493-4901
Executive Chef Mat Clouser and sous chef Zack Northcutt are turning out impressive small plates loaded with umami flavors, with a variety of international influences and an emphasis on housemade everything. Try the grilled baby octopi and the antelope steak frites. The former Kyoto space has had a shabby chic makeover and we hear the bathrooms are faint-worthy.
315 Congress, 512/482-8842