Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Clay Pit

1601 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 322-5131 Mon-Fri: 11am-2pm Sun-Thu: 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-11pm     Someone emailed me a few weeks ago to note, with some concern, that I did not have a review for an Indian restaurant posted  Continue Reading »


2027 Anchor Ln. Austin, TX 78723 (512) 614-2260 Daily: 5pm-Midnight Sun: 10:30am-2:30pm (Brunch)   Contigo Contigo has made its debut in our Top 20 just about a year after they opened on 2027 Anchor Lane near the old airport. The idea behind  Continue Reading »

Cool River Café

4001 Parmer Lane Austin, TX 78727 (512) 835-0010 Dining Room: Mon-Sat: 5pm-10pm Sun: Closed – Bar: Mon-Thu: 4pm-Late Fri-Sat: 4pm-2am Sun: Closed MENU   Cool River Café Cool River Cafe has been a fixture on Parmer  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 »

Counter Café

626 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78703 (512) 708-8800 Daily: 8am-4pm     Counter Café I have frequently lamented the lack of good little breakfast joints in the Austin area. That’s why it pleases me greatly to give you the scoop on  Continue Reading »

County Line

6500 Bee Cave Rd. Austin, TX 78746 (512) 327-1742 & 5204 FM 2222 Austin, TX 78731 (512) 346-3664 Sun-Thu: 11:30am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11:30am-9:30pm MENU   The County Line One of my earliest Austin dining experiences came when  Continue Reading »

CR Surf & Turf

601 E. Whitestone Blvd. #200 Cedar Park, TX 78613 (512) 260-0600 Mon-Thu: 11am-9pm Fri-Sat: 11am-9:30pm Sun: 11am-9pm MENU   CR Surf & Turf While Cedar Park may have a multi-purpose auditorium that houses our hockey team, it does not  Continue Reading »

CraigO’s Pizza & Pastaria

4970 Hwy 290 W., Ste. # 460 Austin, TX 78735 (512) 891-7200 & 11215 S. IH-35, Ste. #118 Austin, TX 78747 (512) 282-7499 & 5501 Balcones Dr. Austin, TX 78731 (512) 323-0660 & 2501 Lakeway Dr. Lakeway, TX 78734 (512) 402-1600 & 690 Centerpoint  Continue Reading »

Creek Road Café

301 Hwy. 290 West Dripping Springs, TX 78620 (512) 858-9459 Sun-Thu: 5pm-9pm Fri-Sat: 5pm-10pm MENU   Creek Road Café This is a great holiday feel-good story as well a review of the finest restaurant in Dripping Springs  Continue Reading »

Curra’s Grill

614 E. Oltorf Street Austin, TX 78704 (512) 444-0012 Daily: 7am-10pm     Curra’s GrillCurra’s Grill on East Oltorf has a rather grandiose nick name: the Mother of all Mex. And why not? Owner Jorge’s mom Julieta was a major force  Continue Reading »