Fast casual restaurant in the Crescent Shopping Center provides a "101" intro/overview to a variety of Asian cuisines, including twice-fried, sweet-hot Korean hot wings and a classic curried chicken on rice representing Japan. Pastry options include a variety of tea-infused desserts.
This Taiwanese coffee shop and bakery is part of an international chain famous for its signature sea salt coffee.
Beyond the usual grocery store offerings, this Asian supermarket chain in Crescent Shopping Center also boasts a food court, bakery, and tea shop.
The longest continuously operated Drafthouse, the Alamo Drafthouse Village opened in 2001 on Anderson Lane before Anderson Lane was cool. The four-screen cinema specializes in first-run features, with Sony 4K digital projection allowing for both RealD 3D and 48 FPS screenings. Plus, with much of the American Genre Film Archive stored here, it also has 35mm screenings. A recent revamp added new padded chairs and shared tables for food and drink from the Drafthouse’s extensive menu delivered during screenings, and a new patio adds outdoor drinking from the bar.
Comfortable and unpretentious, Alborz captures the essentials of Persia's rich and astoundingly varied culinary heritage. The daily lunch buffet is highly recommended.
This spacious, no-frills Austin institution serves classic Tex-Mex breakfasts, lunches, and dinners daily. Look for the fresh homemade tortillas, crispy tacos, and slow-roasted beef ribs.
Winner of multiple Austin Chronicle "Best of Austin" awards for Best Coffee Store, their locally roasted beans taste as good as the shop smells.
You'll find a majority of American artisanal cheeses here.
Try this much-loved neighborhood spot's full complement of Mediterranean dishes prepared from family recipes or stick with safe choices – you'll find 25 flavors of wings and an interesting pizza selection.
Varied Italian regional cuisines and an extensive wine list keep this Hyde Park neighborhood stalwart hopping. The pizza and seafood dishes are terrific, but we always gravitate to the risotto.
You could theoretically stay here all day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Daily hot plate specials include meat loaf with Creole sauce and pork loin over cornbread dressing. Expect a wait for weekend brunch.
These days Austin's oldest surviving grocery offers a bountiful menu of hot and cold sandwiches, an array of fresh salads, and hearty soups in the fall and winter.
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