YUM. Seriously, deliciously, yum. We went to Rudy's with our friends, local Austin-ites, and they delivered on a fantastic BBQ restaurant. Apparently, it's among the top BBQ places to go for locals and tourists alike. The line is a bit long, but the wait is worth it. The BBQ is extremely...more
Recommended by locals, I knew Chuy's had to be good. And it was! The food is very flavorful, and the atmosphere was casual and lively during lunch hour on a weekday. This is on my to-go list the next time I visit Austin.
Lamberts is great for a more upscale BBQ dining experience in Austin. The BBQ is great, but not necessarily better than more casual BBQ joints. But for the ambience, it's a great choice if you're feeling like eating with a fork and knife instead of your fingers :) Located in Downtown...more
Mimosas and gingerbread pancakes on a Saturday morning. Need I say more? To be honest, the food itself is not in the perfectly flavored and cooked category. But food + the friendly staff, the ambience, the young crowd, and a Justin Timberlake CD playing in the background sort of make me happy. The...more
I suppose it's unusual to choose sushi for dinner when you're coming from California to Texas. But I have no regrets! Uchi serves great sushi. The standout dish to me was the scallops. Best scallops I've ever had! Besides that, the sushi was very fresh and worthy of being in the fine...more
I went to Lavaca St Bar to catch some football games with friends, and overall, it's a pretty good bar. Service was not that consistent which isn't great, but they picked it up after a while. When we got there, it was pretty packed with no seats, so get there early! I guess if you're a...more