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First Plates 2018

Our critics name the 100 restaurants defining Austin dining now
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Himalaya Kosheli and Fat Dragon Spice Up Spicewood Springs

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Jessi Cape, Thursday, January 24, 2019

Carpenters Hall Is Smart, Beautiful, and Almost Annoyingly Cool

The restaurant within Carpenter Hotel is a conceptual ode to German, Czech, and Texan cuisines

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Emily Beyda, Thursday, January 3, 2019

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Eric Puga, Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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RESTAURANT ROULETTE

Tex-Mex Restaurants, West Austin and Lakeway

4141 Capital of TX Hwy., 512/707-1733

21103 Hwy. 71 W., 512/264-0170

11521 FM 620 N., 512/381-8226

7535 Hwy. 290 E., 512/926-4441

701 S Capitol of Texas Hwy, 512/582-2205

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