Friday, December 2, 2016


11506 Century Oaks Terrace Austin, TX 78758 (512) 339-4400 Sun-Thu: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm     NoRTH - Crisp Calamari As many of you know, I don’t normally review restaurant chains. But after my first taste of the Arizona-based  Continue Reading »

Max’s Wine Dive

207 San Jacinto Ave. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 904-0111 Mon-Fri: 11am-2pm Mon-Wed: 4pm-Midnight Thu-Sat: 4pm-2am Sun: 10:30am-3pm     Max's Wine Dive I’ve been a fan of Max’s Wine Dive at 3rd and San Jacinto since their opening  Continue Reading »

Second Bar + Kitchen

200 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 827-2750 Sun-Thu: 11am-Midnight Fri-Sat: 11am–2am   Second Bar + Kitchen My enthusiasm for Chef David Bull is well known by readers of Dining Out with Rob Since his dramatic makeover ten  Continue Reading »

The Grille at Rough Hollow

103 Yacht Cove Lakeway, TX 78734 (512) 261-3444 Tue-Thu: 11am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm Sun: 11am-9pm Mon: Closed MENU   The Grille at Rough Hollow I return today to the scene of my very first review on KVUE-TV, the  Continue Reading »

The Gruene Door

2360 Gruene Lake Dr. New Braunfuls, TX 78130 (830) 629-2600 Tue-Thu: 11am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm Sun: 11am-4pm Mon: Closed MENU   The Gruene Door Dining along the Guadalupe near Gruene and New Braunfels has always been  Continue Reading »

Steiner Ranch Steakhouse

5424 Steiner Ranch Blvd. Austin, TX 78732 (512) 381-0800 Sun-Thu 4pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 4pm-11pm     Steiner Ranch Steakhouse If you had to pick out a spot for a classic Texas steakhouse, I don’t think you could choose a better one  Continue Reading »


208 W. 4th St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 495-9669 Mon-Wed: 4pm-12am Thu-Sat: 4pm-2am Sun: 5pm-2am     Péché Péché is a beautifully conceived and executed kind of French comfort food restaurant that is augmented by a revival of the  Continue Reading »


108 Center St. Kyle, TX 78640 (512) 268-3463 Tue–Thu: 5:30-9pm Fri–Sat: 5:30–10pm     The Patio at Bordaeux's The beauty of dining out in Austin is that not every fine meal awaits the discerning diner here in the River City.  Continue Reading »

219 West

612 W. 6th St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 474-2194 Mon-Thu: 5pm-Midnight Fri-Sat: 5pm-2am Sun: 11am-3pm Sun: 5pm-Midnight Food Served Mon-Wed: 5-11pm Thu-Sat: 5pm-Midnight 21 and up after 5pm   The Warehouse district has been home to a number  Continue Reading »

Southside Flying Pizza

2206 S. Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 442-4246 Mon: 11am-11pm Tue-Thu: 11am-Midnight Fri-Sat: 11am-1am Sun: 11am-Midnight     Southside Flying Pizza Southside Flying Pizza is the kind of pizza joint that announces itself with  Continue Reading »