South Austin Popular Culture Center
"...From Contigo to Swift’s Attic to Uchi, the trio has worked at some of the best restaurants in town. That more than anything bodes well for Geraldine’s keeping an Austin spirit. [image-3] Geraldine's 605 Davis, 877/202-2191 Breakfast: Mon..."
"...Press the fourth-floor button to Geraldine's, however, and there is a sense of arrival. Your first impression is likely a nod to how beautifully the panoramic views frame the glistening skyline (or maybe, if you have recently been to Bullfight, a thought about who wore the tiles best)..."
"...After vowing to return to try executive chef Kevin Fink's dinner menu, we ventured north on Rainey Street on foot, to the swanky Hotel Van Zandt's music venue-restaurant-and-bar, Geraldine's. The temperature was finally starting to drop, and we had hot drinks on the brain..."
"...It’s the perfect pairing with an evening of hanging out and eating snacks from Food Monger. Red White & Blues at Geraldine's..."
"..."Mac lived in Austin for a reason," says his son Lee. "He had a great time there and you all treated him very well." Hotel Van Zandt Presents Geraldine's..."
"...Rose Rock gets going, Geraldine's gets jazzy, and more afternoon bites...."
"...There are some charming trends, sure, like homages to family members (Gardner, Olamaie, Irene's), ill-fated Shakespearean heroines (Ophelia, Juliet), and old ladies both human and fowl (Sophia's, Geraldine's). And every so often something comes completely from left field (Royal Jelly), but for the most part the new additions to our restaurant guide are infuriatingly bland...."
"...The raw bar is a must, of course, serving a bright hamachi crudo, blue crab, oysters, and more. But there's plenty of surprises, like a sunny grilled Little Gem lettuce salad with white anchovies, or a playful version of angels on horseback with pork rillette, raisin, and pecan crème fraîche. Geraldine's605 Davis, 512/476-4755 Sunday brunch, 9am-2pm www.geraldinesaustin.com..."
"...Food Network's Holiday Cake Wars continues this week with local pastry chef Callie Speer of upcoming Geraldine's at the Hotel Van Zandt still very much in the running. Speer says she thinks she was invited to compete this year based on some previous work with the Food Network as well as the very positive response her dessert creations received when Swift's Attic was competing on Tom Colicchio's Best New Restaurant last year..."
"...Five. VII Dripping Springs Vodka Emmer & Rye Geraldine's Old Thousand Lauren's Garden Bloody Mary Mix Paula's Texas Spirits Texas Keeper Cider Uchi Wimberley Tea Zilker Brewery [image-2] Boggy Creek Farm Dolce Neve Lenoir Live Oak Brewery Sala & Betty Texas French Bread The Austin Wine Merchant Twisted Skillet Weather Up Wink [image-4] Rain Lily Farm Buddha's Brew Confituras Dai Due Juniper LeRoy and Lewis Lick Ice Cream Olive & June Strangeland Brewery Texas Sake [image-3]..."