Joe's Bakery & Mexican Food
2305 E. Seventh, 512/472-0017
Photo by John Anderson
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.
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A small-batch organic bakery serving chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and everything in between.
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Offering catering and delivery as well as serving out of Wright Bros. Brew & Brew, Rosen's keeps it classic but adds some clever twists to the typical bagel/spread combo, like lime-poblano-scallion schmear or a veggie sandwich with sun-dried tomato tapenade.
500 San Marcos St. #105, 785/235-2777