At this counter-service eatery located in the Austin Central Library, Chef Drew Curren of ELM Restaurant Group uses recipes from inspirational cookbooks, with a focus on the South and Mexico. The menus change seasonally and often incorporate local farm-to-table ingredients.
Coffee doesn't get more cosmic than it gets at this beer-enhanced, nom-purveying gathering place. Note: That's a good thing, citizen!
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.
Coffee and ice cream? Mmmm, you know they go well together.
In a beautifully renovated space that's both inviting and industrial-feeling, Cuvée's addictive cold brew coffee is pulled from one of 12 taps; other liquid offerings include craft beer and wine.
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.
Eighteen flavors of steamed bagels; 11 varieties of schmears; a host of sandwiches served on bagels, challah, or sourdough baguettes; and salads, soups, and roll-ups.
Making Vietnamese cuisine with grass-fed meats, eggs from pastured chickens, locally grown organic produce, and seafood fresh from the Gulf makes us happy, but not as happy as the dreamy drip coffee served iced or hot.
Employees with intellectual or developmental disabilities make coffee and learn life skills.
The vinaigrette-dressed beet and barley salad, tossed with mint and pumpkin seeds is inspired simplicity. Move on to luscious house-cured charcuterie.
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