The food conversation in Austin is one that can never reach a definitive conclusion. It has something to do with the welcoming smiles of the staff as they usher in the patron and the diverse options available to you. While the high standards of fine dining might have put Austin on the national map, the local eateries and restaurants haven’t slacked off in any way, offering anything and everything from traditional cuisines to the all American basics.
So, having scoured the city’s restaurants, eateries, and food joints these are and should be your next stop next time you are in Austin, Texas.
Seoulju Korean Kitchen and Bar
You might have to traverse to North Lamar to have this taste of Korean food, but your troubles and effort would be worth it once you get a taste of their crisp and marinated Korean fried chicken. The boisterous owners, John Lee and Sang Mi Kang (who are both chefs) keep the ambiance fresh and light with their casual and friendly nature.
What is to die for are the traditional dishes offered. The Korean hot pots come loaded with spices that leave a savory taste on your lips. If you are too tired to leave the house, you can place your order over the phone or use third-party service apps.
The name by itself is enough to give you a clue as to what is on the menu at this restaurant. Located off E Cesar Chavez Street in East Austin, the popular restaurant is peppered by repeat customers who walk in for the salty and juicy meat. If you want a taste of local Texas-style barbecue, you must make your way down to La Barbecue. Smoky briskets are available with a side of pickles, onions and some chipotle. Meat lovers from the neighborhood congregate here on almost a daily basis, keeping the joint lively. Good thing there is an outdoor patio where you can have your brisket together with a jug of beer to wash it down.
This time, we give tribute to the land of the Godfather and the Mafia’s with a restaurant whose dishes have been tantalizing the palates of Austinites. Austin is known for its diversity in restaurants, in terms of form and cuisines and Patrizi’s is a good example of it. The Italian food truck is known for the freshest pasta in Austin. There is also some scrumptious pasta dishes and classic Pomodoro whenever the cravings arise.
The restaurant is ideally located in Central Austin, making it the perfect stopover point as you head home. You can grab a pasta dish for the family as you head home.
We finish off the list with a simple yet delectable restaurant found on the outskirts of the city. The restaurant is housed in a charming cottage that offers the most heavenly and homely food on this side of the Hemisphere. The restaurant
inventively makes use of local ingredients to whip up wholesomemeals for you or for a larger group. If you want a quiet place away from the city or need a low-key yet classy place to celebrate an event, Josephine House is the place to go.