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"...Her list for this year includes Sway, Lenoir, and Hillside Farmacy. She's hoping to get people up to East Side King at the Hole in the Wall and is happy to suggest Jezebel, where "they tailor the food to the guest." Undercuffler likes Cherry Street for simple Italian fare and Enoteca on South Congress for Sunday brunch..."
"...I have long admired Lidia Bastianich for her authenticity and her passionate quest to preserve and promote the cuisine of Italy, which set her apart from the myriad celebrity chefs of the minute who clog the airwaves. So when she came to Austin last fall to promote her new PBS show and book Lidia's Italy in America, I jumped at the opportunity to chat with her over lunch at Enoteca Vespaio...."
"...• Tyson Cole, owner-chef of Uchi and Uchiko, loves a plate of grilled artichokes and trout at Bartlett's or paninis, lemon tarts, and anything chocolate at Baguette et Chocolat. Give him a chocolate biscotti with coffee gelato at Mandola's or lemon panna cotta at Enoteca and he grins widely. Thai iced tea and tofu tom yum at Titaya's, guacamole with pumpkin seeds and watermelon at La Condesa, or pork bánh mì at Lulu B's make Cole a happy chef. ..."
"...Although a 2013 Chronicle feature revisiting the restaurant cheekily declared that it still had some buzz left ("Vespaio" translates to "wasp's nest"), lately it's been edged out of several online publications' essential restaurant lists, and with the influx of novel new choices, the reliably great Italian institution has fallen off the heat map. But trend charting aside, Vespaio is still packed, as is Enoteca, the slightly more casual iteration they opened next door in 2005...."
"...Fans of the wines of Flat Creek Estate will be pleased to know they've opened a new tasting room in the heart of Marble Falls. Flat Creek Enoteca (112 U.S..."
"...› Sagra Enoteca & Trattoria (1610 San Antonio) hosts a spring Sunday supper club with a five-course, family-style meal. $55 per person; reserve at 535-5988..."
"...In an effort to attract families, they've also added a new playscape in the garden and are offering a kid-friendly menu during a kid's happy hour with earlier service beginning at 5pm... Just in time for our lovely spring weather, Sagra Enoteca Trattoria (1610 San Antonio, www.sagrarestaurant.net) has added patio seating in front of the restaurant..."
"...Parmer, 388-7772, www.ztejas.com) has a long list of weekday lunch specials under $10 that can be enjoyed in less than an hour. Sagra Enoteca Trattoria (1610 San Antonio, 535-5988, www.sagrarestaurant.net) has introduced a new recession-friendly weekday lunch menu with a selection of panini, salads, and pastas for less than $10 and has also added free live jazz on Monday evenings, 7pm to closing..."
"...Prosciutto Panini, Enoteca Vespaio, 1610 S. Congress, 441-7672..."
"...6) Enoteca's Calimari Sandwich: The calamari at Enoteca is tender, crisp, and light. It's piled generously into a soft white roll with plenty of tartar sauce, and there's nothing like it..."
"...18-19) Enoteca/Vespaio For dinner, Vespaio's warm wood, comfy bar, and dazzling display of antipasti near the front door are very impressive. And at midday, Enoteca's paninis, pastas, and other lunch-friendly options will surely satisfy..."
"...We'll keep you posted as things develop... Friends who've been lunching at Enoteca Vespaio (1612 S..."
"...Main in Buda, 312-5828) on the birth of their daughter Ella, who arrived last week at 8 lbs., 1 oz., and 21 inches long. Kudos are also in order for chef Ryan Sampson, for being made a partner in the new Enoteca Vespaio (1612 S..."
"...Lazarus and partners Claude Benayoun and Scott Bolin have taken over the next-door space formerly occupied by Rock 'n' Roll Rentals, where they will triple their current kitchen capacity and add a private dining room for wine dinners and special occasions. The remainder of the space will be home to Enoteca Vespaio, a gourmet Italian grocery and deli with a full wine bar..."
"...• Liver: Pâté is the peanut butter of the offal world. Enoteca Vespaio offers a duck liver mousse half-off during happy hour; Contigo does a pork liver pâté with eggplant fritters and Texas honey; and foie gras was spotted in a duck miso soup at Counter 3..."
"...What was previously announced as Gatto Nero and Enoteca Gattino and briefly as Gemelli di Beyoncé (we made that last part up) now has a permanent name and full details...."
"...Saturday’s marquee Rock Your Taco competition has more starts this ever. Love will defend his 2015 title against Hugh Acheson (Savannah’s The Florence, Atlanta’s Empire State South, Athen’s Five & Ten and The National), Jimmy Bannos & Jimmy Bannos Jr. (Chicago’s Heaven on Seven, The Purple Pig, Juicy-O), Tyson Cole, Jason Dady (San Antonio’s Tre Trattoria, Tre Enoteca, Two Bros BBQ, DUK Truck, B&D Ice House, Shuck Shack), Amanda Freitag (Chopped, American Diner Revival, Unique Eats), Bryce Gilmore; Antonia Lofaso (Venice, CA’s Scope Italian Roots, Studio City’s Black Market Liquor Bar), Paul Qui, Kent Rathbun, Aarón Sánchez (New Orlean’s Johnny Sánchez, Chopped, Taco Trip), Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (Los Angeles’ Animal, Son of a Gun, Trois Mec, Petit Trois); Ming Tsai (Boston’s Blue Dragon, Blue Ginger), and Jonathan Waxman (Nashville’s Adele’s and Bajo Sexto Taco, Atlanta’s Brezza Cucina, NYC’s Barbuto and Jams)..."
"...This luxurious made-from-scratch version of the American dinnertime staple had our group of diners fighting for the last spoonful. 7) Spaghetti and Meatballs from Enoteca Vespaio..."
"...Sixth, Upscale Gatto Nero will offer American Italian classics with regional Italian cuisine. The more casual Enoteca Gattino will focus on deli sandwiches, salumi, cheese, and salads. [image-3]..."
"...I liked Yellow Jacket [Social Club] a lot, too. Also, Enoteca, Austin Land and Cattle, Yard Dog, Mohawk ......."