2612 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/599-4052
Photo by John Anderson
This traditional Italian restaurant from husband-and-wife team chef Ian Thurwachter and chocolatier Krystal Craig emphasizes whole animal butchery and using every last scrap of produce.
The popular bakeshop and beer garden expands east with 15,000 square feet of outdoor space.
1501 E. Seventh Street, 512/839-8523
Belly up to the lunch counter for homemade migas, tacos, and award-winning menudo, then step up to the pastry counter for piedras, novias, cemitas, and capirotada. The American choices draw raves, as well.
2305 E. Seventh, 512/472-0017
A small-batch organic bakery serving chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and everything in between.
1010 E. Cesar Chavez St. Suite D, 512/740-6494