Picked by our readers as 2012’s Best Kept Secret, Austin Terrier serves pizza and sandwiches alongside a good beer selection. Order the Trio of Fries – it's an orgy of flavors.
Sinking a hot-pink plastic spoon into workhorse standards like French Vanilla, Rocky Road, and Rainbow Sherbet, will make your taste buds think it's 1972 again.
The chicken still rocks the yard, but with those ribs as an opener, you can't lose.
offers predominantly South Indian street food, served in a clean space by helpful and friendly staff. Be sure to try the fried idli, pani puri, khasta kachori, and the chole samosas.
They say the breading on the fried shrimp is perfect and crunchy, and the boudin sausage balls keep the line of regulars stretching to the parking lot.
The bakery case here holds a nice selection of crispy treats, but the sandwiches are the main attraction. Start with pan con lechón and work your way around to the El Cubanito burger. Don't forsake the daily specials, such as arroz mariscos and fried sea bass.
The authentic North Indian vegetarian menu here changes every day. Order an entrée and a side at the counter, and one minute later it arrives with rice and roti or paratha alongside. The aloo sabzi is available every day.
100% fruit smoothies with no added sugar, Italian sodas, Red Bull blended with fruit, and a whole mess of drinks made with Ghirardelli chocolate syrup, which is a great litmus test for any establishment – and especially marks this drive-through-only venue as a keeper.
Shoot pool, enjoy good beer specials, and stuff yourself with the area's greasiest and most satisfying indulgence: DoubleDave's pepperoni rolls.
Eighteen flavors of steamed bagels; 11 varieties of shmears; a host of sandwiches served on bagels, challah, or sourdough baguettes; and salads, soups, and roll-ups.
Asian-themed stir-fried rice bowls feature your choice of veggies, beef, chicken, shrimp, or tofu.
The style of cooking is Cantonese, the interior is bright and clean, and the portions are generous. Try the broad range of Chinese barbecue and seafood items, or just stick with the delicious vegetarian options.
Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin. Support the Chronicle