5601 Brodie Lane #1525, 512/358-0888
Hours: Mon.-Sun., 11:30am-9:30pm
On the old site of Tamale House #2, this new addition to the South Austin Mexican food scene offers much of the same fare, as the new owner kept many of the ol' haunt's original recipes. Tamale Time is just around the corner, so give 'em a try!
Beyond the necessary hot cup o' joe, Austin Java offers an array of sustenance plus luscious desserts to get you back on the move on a cold day.
7701 Metropolis Dr., Building 12, Suite 400, 512/276-2234
Comfy couches, clean open space, and shabby chic decor suggest a home away from home in the land of strip malls. Cafe fare includes sandwiches, rotating soups, and simple salads for lunch and dinner, and omelets, migas, and French toast for weekend brunch.
9001 Brodie Ste. B-3, 512/282-1300
French-press coffee and jazz on Saturday nights up the cool factor, while bargain prices and delicious food keep you coming back.
9911 Brodie #750, 512/233-6000