Photo by John Anderson

Best Restaurant Design / Interior


The neon lotus sign on South First marks the spot for this year’s top dining destination. Square communal wooden tables, wide windows, and an open kitchen – designed by local visionary and architect, Michael Hsu – set the stage for your visit to modern Thai-Australian cuisine. Reward your taste buds with to-die-for creations like the Pok Pok Som (tamarind sipping vinegar) and the Son in Law (eggs with braised pork shoulder) that will make you sing with rapture. Don’t worry, fellow diners will join you for the chorus!

1417 S. First, 512/326-1999

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