6014 Techni Center Dr., 281/660-4109
photo by David Brendan Hall
At Southern Heights Brewery.
Everything from Chef Jesse Griffiths' unassuming hotspot is local, even the tea. Expect the choicest cuts of meat, just out of the water seafood, and barely harvested vegetables. The service is as adept as the kitchen.
2406 Manor Rd., 512/524-0688
Austin's Hamburger King, Dan Junk, may be known for his trademark fresh burgers and friendly service, but the weekend breakfast is the real draw.
844 Airport, 512/385-2262
This has been a local favorite for more than 25 years for gooey, old-fashioned shakes and addictive onion rings. Delivery is available from this location!
5340 Cameron, 512/371-3717