The Recipes Behind the Restaurants

Some favorite cookbooks from some favorite local eateries

  • Maria's Taco Xpress

    Have a handmade and heartfelt memento from Taco Xpress


    Fall in love with Cole's cooking all over again

    Sweetish Hill

    These recipes will sweeten your life
  • Eastside Cafe

    Eastside Cafe has become a byword for quality dining, and its cookbook collection makes it possible to recreate the experience at home

    Hudson's on the Bend

    As a cookbook, it is factual and substantive. As a memento of Hudson's on the Bend, it is superb.

    Fonda San Miguel

    This book is a must for every longtime Austin resident and for all fans of true Mexican cuisine
  • Threadgill's

    These folks take dinner and supper seriously

    Lake Austin Spa Resort

    Learn to adapt fatty recipes into less-lethal versions
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