Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Frisco Shop

6801 Burnet Rd. Austin, TX 78757 (512) 459-6279 Daily: 7am-10pm     The Frisco Shop, on Burnet Lane north of Koenig, is the last of the famous Nighthawk chain of restaurants begun by Harry Akin back in 1932. If the term venerable can  Continue Reading »

The Gnarly Gar

18200 Lakepoint Cove Point Venture, TX 78645 (512) 267-1845 Sun-Thu: 11:30am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11:30am-Midnight MENU gnarlygar.com   So Lake Travis is down a little bit this summer! So what’s a few feet among friends, and preferably friends  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 grilleatroughhollow.com   The Grille at Rough Hollow I return today to the scene of my very first review on KVUE-TV, the  Continue Reading »

The Grove

6317 Bee Cave Rd. Austin, TX 78746 (512) 327-8822 Sun–Thu: 11am-10pm Fri–Sat: 11am-11pm   The Grove Creating a restaurant in Westlake that lasts longer than two years has been to say the least, problematic. They don’t call Westlake  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 thegruenedoor.com   The Gruene Door Dining along the Guadalupe near Gruene and New Braunfels has always been  Continue Reading »

The League Kitchen & Tavern

1310 Hwy. 620 South Lakeway, TX 78734 (512) 263-3279 Sun-Thu: 11am-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm MENU leaguelakeway.com   The League Kitchen & Tavern One of the more remarkable restaurant transformations in the busy Lakeway dining scene has  Continue Reading »

The Oasis

6550 Comanche Trail Austin, TX 78732 (512) 266-2442 Mon-Fri: 11:30am-9pm Sat-Sun: 11am-10pm MENU oasis-austin.com     The Oasis Some time ago, the Oasis atop Lake Travis had a reputation as a place to go for drinks and a great view,  Continue Reading »

Tien Jin Chinese Restaurant

4534 Westgate Blvd. #105 Austin, TX 78745 (512) 892-6699 Tue-Fri: 11am-2pm Tue-Fri: 5pm-9:30pm Sat: 12pm-10pm Sun: 12pm-9pm Mon: Closed     Tien Jin Chinese Restaurant Tien Jin is one of the largest cities in China. It’s also the  Continue Reading »

Tokyo Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

9070 Research Blvd. Ste. #305 Austin, TX 78758 (512) 458-3900 & 201 Sundance Pkwy., Ste. #D Round Rock, TX 78681 (512) 388-7896 (Austin) Mon-Thu: 5pm-9pm Fri: 5pm-10:30pm Sat: 11:30am-10:30pm Sun: 11:30am-9:30pm — (Round Rock) Daily:  Continue Reading »

Tomodachi

4101 W. Parmer Ln. Austin, TX 78727 (512) 821-9472 Mon-Fri: 11:30am-2:30pm Mon-Fri: 5:30pm-10pm Sat: 12pm-10pm   Tomodachi One thing that the Austin dining scene does not lack in any way is Sushi. At last count, there were more than 60  Continue Reading »