Love the energy of this city! Amazing BBQ, outdoor bar and food truck scene and it's the live music capitol of the US - how can you not love it?! Summers are brutal here, but you can always head to the lake or Barton Springs to cool off. Best city in Texas!...more
If I had an Airstream, I'd also convert it into a cupcake trailer! The shiniest and prettiest food truck parked in the main food trailer park on South Congress, Hey Cupcake serves up giant, moist cupcakes that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Their red velvet and carrot cake cuppies are divine....more
Upstairs, you can pick up freshly baked giant pretzels, pastries and bread. Downstairs, enjoy one of their many beers on tap including local microbrews, take it out to their beer garden and challenge your friends to a game of ping pong.
Delicious Latin American eats can be found at this cool spot in the East Sixth area. Their empanadas are awesome - the flakey crust is so yummy. Their sandwiches are super tasty and huge. I love drenching everything in their chimichurri sauce!
Wonderful speakeasy-esque bar - although you don't need reservations to get in - where the mixologists are whipping up cocktails and dressed post-Prohibition style. Loved my Willett Old Fashioned made by Mark, who was really cool. All day happy hour on Sundays and Mondays....more
They're known for their eggs benedicts, but I loved my smoked brisket hash! I also really enjoyed their fried grits croutons, which were more like croquettes. Expect a long wait as this is one of the most popular brunch spots on South Congress. You can head down to Perla's for some drinks...more
Located upstairs from the famous Elephant Room jazz club, Swift's Attic is a gem of a sexy and moody speakeasy-style bar and restaurant that serves up mouth-watering small bites with a lot of Asian influences. Loved their Foie gras & Niman pork belly bahn minis, oxtail flatbread, fried...more