Spanish tapas served from a trailer. The Rainey Street location is BYOB; reinvent up your store-bought wine with Tapas Bravas' fresh sangria kit of fruit and juices.
You'll find lots and lots of innovative small plates, as well as overflowing paella pans at this popular South Lamar newcomer.
1500 S. Lamar, 512/473-2211
Here diners are treated to European classics such as escargots in garlic butter, moules marinières, steak frites, and paella, all at shamefully reasonable prices.
509 Hearn, 512/236-0642
This terrific tapas bar is truly a neighborhood spot. It's a good value, you can always get a table, and you can park. Menu items change with the seasons, but you can always count on a crudo of the day, as well as a few nightly specials.
519 W. Oltorf St., 512/487-1569