John Anderson

Best Local Food Trend

TIE: Tex-Mex & Sushi

Hmmm, while some of us old-timers scratch our heads at the concept of Tex-Mex as a "trend," we think we follow your logic here: Austin is a frisky town, where food and dating go hand in hand. That said, sushi and Tex-Mex tie for best local food trend, and our town boasts a wealth of both the classic and the new. Not only do you come off as urbane when suggesting a night of shumai and sake at any one of our readers? faves like Korea Gardens, Ichiban, Kyoto, or Kenichi, but you also maintain that hometown-hero sensibility when you save the day the next afternoon by bringing over the best hangover cure known to man; and what better hangover food is there than menudo and migas from classics like El Azteca to new joints like Taqueria Los Altos or holy shrines like Maria?s Taco X-Press?

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