La Condesa

400-A W. Second, 512/499-0300

John Anderson

Chef Rick Lopez whips up neo-Mexican cuisine at this Second Street District anchor and 2010 James Beard Award nominee for Best New Restaurant. It's still running on all cylinders.
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Chronicle Reviews

Circling Back to La Condesa

After so much tumult, is the perennial favorite still on point?

Virginia B. Wood, January 23, 2014

La Condesa

Neo-Mexicano has arrived in Austin via La Condesa

Claudia Alarcón, April 30, 2009


A Brief History of Holiday Tamales

And where to acquire these little bundles of iconic Texan year-end tradition

Emily Beyda, Dec. 27, 2019

Dive Deeper Into the World of Mezcal in Austin

It's agave all day at these local bars

Veronica Meewes, Feb. 28, 2019

First Plates Awards

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TRIO at the Four Seasons

Look out over Lady Bird Lake and transcend the usual hotel-dining scene. The focus is on unusual and creative preparations of appetizers, side dishes, terrific steaks, and seafood, with an extensive gluten-free menu. Dinner charms with romantic lighting and efficient service.

98 San Jacinto, 512/685-8300

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