500 W. Fifth, Austin, 78701, 512/888-9133
Hours: Daily, 4-11pm
Southern food’s humble building blocks – buttermilk, black-eyed peas, grits, and salt pork – are refreshed through a combination of molecular gastronomy and just plain ingenuity.
Flashes of brilliance
Virginia B. Wood, March 18, 2015
This pleasant dining room in the Omni Hotel atrium offers a Southwestern menu and a dynamite Sunday brunch with waffle and omelet stations.
700 San Jacinto, 512/476-3700
New American cuisine delivered with a precision and deftness that puts you at the table with local, seasonal sourcing, prepared to bring out the inherent flavors of superb ingredients. You know that imaginary, Mom-worthy perfect brunch? Think Pop-Over Eggs Benny, bananas Foster french toast, and chipotle-lime chicken hash.
202 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/428-4643
This is a restaurant for the big ballers, the heavy hitters, the corporate accounts; basically, for anyone who wants to make like an old-school Rockefeller and eat some of the best food available anywhere.
117 W. Fourth, 512/322-2005