3300 Govalle, 512/476-5858
- 2010: Critics Best East Austin Roots, Literally (East Austin Urban Farm Tour)
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
This locally sourced grocer and cafe is drawing a lot of new fans. Try their Raw Bar for their fresh oysters, or go with their daily specials for ingredients in season.
1209 E. 11th, 512/628-0168