Eastside Cafe has become a byword for quality dining, and its cookbook collection makes it possible to recreate the experience at home
Kate Thornberry, May 19, 2011
- 2009: Critics Best Recycling Role Model (Dorsey Barger, Eastside Cafe & Art City Austin)
- 1998: Critics Best Wait For Food With Hungry Kids
- 1997: Critics Best Soup Selection
- 1996: Critics Best Homegrown Away From Home
Varied Italian regional cuisines and an extensive wine list keep this Hyde Park neighborhood stalwart hopping. The pizza and seafood dishes are terrific, but we always gravitate to the risotto.
408-C E. 43rd, 512/451-1218
Upscale, modern American cuisine in a lavish setting on the UT campus. Try one of the exquisite desserts or the tangy Benedicts.
1900 University Ave., 512/404-3655
Regulars and novices alike have been flocking to this bistro for 25 years running thanks to its wicked dessert options. Multiple gluten-free menu items mean everyone can go out for dinner.
5406 Balcones Dr., 512/454-2666