Cookbook Bar & Cafe
710 W. Cesar Chavez
Hours: Restaurant: Mon.-Thu., 9am-10pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-7pm; Sun., 11am-7pm
Rooftop Coffee Cart: Mon.-Sat., 10am-3pm; Sun., noon-3pm
Photo by John Anderson
At this counter-service eatery located in the Austin Public Library, Chef Drew Curren of ELM Restaurant Group uses recipes from inspirational cookbooks with a focus on the South and Mexico, and the menus change seasonally and often incorporate local farm-to-table ingredients.
Downtown Central Library’s restaurant offers a mixed bag
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