Monday, October 20, 2014

Chez Zee

5406 Balcones Dr. Austin, TX 78731 (512) 454-2666 Mon-Thu: 11am-10:30pm Fri: 11am-12am Sat: 9am-12am Sun: 9am-10pm MENU   Chez Zee Chez Zee is one of Austin’s most interesting and popular bistro restaurants. It is also  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 »


1400 South Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 291-7300 Mon-Fri: 11:30am-3pm Sat-Sun: 11am-3pm Mon-Sun: 5:30pm-Close   Perla's When I first happened by Perla’s on South Congress, I thought it was another Mexican restaurant until  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 »


500 W. 6th St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 477-2377 Mon-Fri: 11am-5pm Mon-Sat: 5pm-10pm Mon-Sat: 11pm-Closing Sun: 10:30am-2:30pm     When Sandra Bullock’s restaurant Bess opened a few years ago, rumor had it that the name came  Continue Reading »

Finn & Porter

500 E. 4th St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 493-4900 Daily: 5pm-11pm   Change can often be a difficult thing to absorb at a high end restaurant like Finn and Porter at the downtown Hilton. But the new chef Ryan Gossett, late of the Mansion at Judge’s  Continue Reading »


440 West 2nd St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 236-8020 Mon-Tue: 5pm-12am Wed-Sat: 5pm-2am Sun: Closed MENU   The 2nd street entertainment district has been filling in lately. And Malaga, at 440 2nd fits the area nicely. I always  Continue Reading »

Corazon at Castle Hill

1101 West 5th St. Austin, TX 78703 (512) 476-0728 Mon-Sat: 11am-11pm Sun: Closed — MENU   When Cathe Dailey announced her plans to close the beloved Castle Hill Café this summer, there was much weeping and  Continue Reading »


16018 Hamilton Pool Rd. Austin, TX 78738 (512) 263-0500 Sun: 11am-9am Mon-Fri: 4pm-10pm Sat: 3pm-10pm MENU   A left turn going north off Highway 71 past the bustling metropolis of Bee Caves will take you to Hamilton Pool Road: a county lane  Continue Reading »


575 Lost Pines Road Lost Pines, TX 78612 (512) 308-4860 Wed-Sat: 6pm-10pm   One of the really interesting changes in the restaurant world over the past 10 years has been the astonishing improvement of hotel restaurants. In no case is that  Continue Reading »