Bites

Spin Modern Thai

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14005 N. U.S. Hwy. 183, Suite 1000 Austin, TX 78717 Phone: (512) 258-1365 Website: spinmodernthai.com Hours: Lunch: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Dinner: Sun.-Thurs. 5-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5-10 p.m. Austin’s Asian fusion scene has received abundant, well-deserved accolades.  But, when you … Continue reading

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Supper Friends

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Austin is lucky to have a thriving foodie population, which offers lots of unique opportunities for new and surprising food experiences.  One of the more interesting hidden gems I have encountered lately has been the Supper Friends experience hosted by … Continue reading

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Bar Mirabeau

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800 West 6th Street Austin, Texas 78701 Phone: (512) 436-9633 Website: www.barmirabeau.com Hours: Breakfast: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-10:30 a.m.; Lunch: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Dinner: Mon.-Sun. 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Bar: Mon.-Wed. 4 p.m.-12 a.m., Thurs.-Fri. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. A few years … Continue reading

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J. Mueller BBQ

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1502 South First Street Austin, Texas 78704 Phone: (512) 948-8935 Website: http://jmuellerbbq.com/ Hours: Tues.-Sun. 10:30 a.m. until sold out When it comes to delicious barbecue spots, Austin suffers from an embarrassment of riches. The city features any number of amazing … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Street Café

1501 South First Street Austin, Texas 78704 Phone: (512) 291-2881 Website: www.elizabethstreetcafe.com Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. The place setting at Elizabeth Street Café sets the scene and establishes the identity of this interesting, inventive spot … Continue reading

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Salty Sow

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1917 Manor Road Austin, Texas 78722 Phone: (512) 391-2337 Website: saltysow.com The cozy house at 1917 Manor Road has housed a run of restaurants that have fallen prey to the unpredictable whims of the Austin foodie landscape.  Despite this area’s … Continue reading

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Steiner Ranch Steakhouse

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5424 Steiner Ranch Blvd. Austin, Texas 78732 Phone: (512) 381-0800 Website: www.steinersteakhouse.com Hours: Sun. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Mon.-Thurs. 4-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 4-11 p.m. Perched high upon a hilltop at the front of the Steiner Ranch neighborhood is Steiner Ranch Steakhouse. … Continue reading

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Hopfield’s

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3110 Guadalupe St., Suite 400 Austin, Texas 78705 Phone: 537-0467 Website: www.hopfieldsaustin.com Hours: Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-1 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Closed Mon. The area near campus might not be your first choice for a great … Continue reading

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Franklin Barbecue

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900 East 11th Street Austin, Texas 78702 Phone: (512) 653-1187 Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-SOLD OUT; Closed Mondays Website: franklinbarbecue.com Hype. It is a mysterious thing, often with even more mysterious origins. Sometimes hype is a matter of being a flavor … Continue reading

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Yumé Burger

Address: Changes (Call or check website or Twitter for current locations) Phone: (512) 348-8158 Website: yumeburger.com Twitter: @yumeburger One of my favorite dining buddies and I tracked down Yumé Burger on a recent Friday afternoon for lunch.  Yumé Burger is … Continue reading

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