11501 Rock Rose Ave., 512/704-8226
Despite most Americans' unfamiliarity with the Balkans, the food won't seem the least bit foreign. It is simply prepared, with clean, fresh flavors that are as comforting as Grandma's Sunday pot roast. The Saturday-only rotisserie whole lamb is cooked over mesquite coals on a spit, seasoned only with salt.
11800 N. Lamar Bldg. #3, 737/703-5990
Breakfast fare includes most of the standards, along with decent tacos and waffles. For lunch or dinner, try the chicken-fried steak plate.
9091 Research, 512/837-1119
Interactive bar with creative cocktails at the Domain Northside.
11500-D Rock Rose Ave., 512/659-5537