Trace at the W Hotel
200 Lavaca, Austin, 78701, 512/542-3660
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 6:30am-10pm; Fri., 6:30am-2pm; Sat., 7:30am-11pm; SDun., 7:30am-10pm
You know any restaurant with its own on-staff forager will make innovative use of farm-to-table ingredients, and Trace doesn't disappoint. The menu changes with the seasons; our reviewer loved the risotto.
Food so local it could run for City Council
Kate Thornberry, April 7, 2011
Located inside the Downtown DoubleTree Suites, the cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
303 W. 15th, 512/478-7000
The bistro burger with fries is the best bet here during the daytime, but Tuesday through Thursday from 4 to 7pm, you can nab great bar food for $5.
319 Congress, 512/472-1884
Fans of humble hogmeat will adore this pork parlor that offers breakfast all day, and bacon worthy of the name. Local beers round out your cholesterol and carbohydrate intake.
900 W. 10th, 512/322-9777