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First Plates 2019

Our critics name the 100 restaurants defining Austin dining now
RECENT REVIEWS

Tibetan Dumplings Shine at Yak & Yeti in Cedar Park

Dishes for sharing (or not) at this tiny Nepalese restaurant

Melanie Haupt, Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Meteor Turns a Convenience Store Into a Neighborhood Hang for a New South Congress

Before and after noon, diners find craveable carbs and chill vibes

Melanie Haupt, Thursday, January 30, 2020

North Austin's Ebisu Japanese Restaurant Boasts Fresh Modern Sushi

Anyone for sake mac & cheese and other tasty surprises?

Jessi Cape, Thursday, January 16, 2020

Austin's Best New Restaurant DipDipDip Tatsu-ya Reinvents Shabu-Shabu

Feel free to double dip

Jessi Cape, Thursday, December 12, 2019

MINI-GUIDES

Austin Coffee Shops for Morning, Noon, and Night

Our favorite purveyors of caffeine for getting back to the grind

R.T. Frank, Thursday, August 30, 2018

13 Must-Try Breakfast Tacos in Austin

Start your day the very best way

Acacia Coronado, Thursday, March 15, 2018

Top 10 Austin Breweries of 2018

Power ranking the local leaders in craft beer

Eric Puga, Wednesday, March 14, 2018

18 of the Best Margarita Flavors in Austin

Get a kick out of National Margarita Day

Acacia Coronado, Thursday, February 22, 2018

FOOD FEATURES

Chronicle Readers Choose Conans as Their Favorite Pizza in Austin

Local deep-dish pizza institution takes prize as top Pie Fighter

Jessi Cape, Thursday, July 9, 2020

Local Couple Provides Red Beans and Rice to a Hungry Community

Maris Clegg and Chris Cubas offer some community nourishment

Wayne Alan Brenner, Thursday, July 9, 2020

Austin’s Downtown Bar Scene Rides a Malfunctioning Roller Coaster

Local business owners attempt to navigate an impossible situation

Kevin Curtin, Thursday, July 2, 2020

Mixed Drinks To-Go Sales Allowed in Texas

Gov. Abbott extends waiver in hopes of providing relief for businesses during pandemic

Jessi Cape, Thursday, July 2, 2020

RESTAURANT ROULETTE

Tex-Mex Restaurants, Downtown

1509 S. Lamar, 512/428-5269

360 Nueces #10, 512/494-4064

402 Brazos, 512/473-0101

606 Trinity, 512/472-9240

301 Congress, 512/601-6631

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