North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery
10010 Capital of TX Hwy. N.
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 11am-10pm; Fri., 11am-11pm; Sat., 10am-11pm; Sun., 10am-10pm
Wet your whistle with a beer-tasting tray before sampling roasted garlic bulbs with goat cheese and bacon-wrapped scallops or a salmon, duck, or tenderloin entrée. If you've missed Cask Night, you can still get beer to go.
Have a taste of the unique Irish stout made just for this annual explosion of Eire accompanied by Irish stew and soda bread. Live music from Jeremy Steding & Liver Dance along with Silver Thistle Pipes & Drums bring your ears back to Ireland. Mon., March 17, 5-10pm.
- 2007: Critics Best Craft Beer Education
- 2003: Critics Beer
- 2002: Critics Beer Made
- 2002: Readers Favorites
- 2002: Critics American
Located inside the DoubleTree Guest Suites, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Try the Sunday buffet.
303 W. 15th, 512/478-7000
If you’re wandering past The Driskill Hotel, don’t overlook this place. The cafe has had a face-lift and acquired a new chef. Be sure to sample the pricey but delicious selection of baked goods.
604 Brazos, 512/391-7066
Alamo Village shows new – and mainstream – movies with the same old – and delicious – menu as its Downtown progenitor.
2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090