One of the best places to study, chill, grab a beer and hang out all night. I love the garage sale decor and the grilled cheese sandwich!
Not your typical pho joint! They even have a variety of shaved ice and other sweet treats to finish off your meal. Try the seafood noodles!
A French gastropub, dude-style: Hopfields may serve pretty food, but that doesn't mean its girly. This craft beer-filled bar is refreshingly gender-neutral, with an unfussy (but delish) food menu, and decor that relies on burlap, wooden benches, and steampunk light fixtures. I'm finding myself wander in more and more, taking advantage not only of the cheese board, but the intimate patio out back.
2911 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin
love eating here for lunch.
2908 Fruth St, Austin
If you are looking for Austin weird / cool, this is your spot. Spider House is a Quirky hang out that has everything you need in one place: a spacious outdoor patio, full bar with…
409 W 30th St, Austin
Trudy's claims to be the patron saint of many things -- the Mexican Martini, for example -- but while they are not the inventor of the stuffed avocado, they've certainly perfected…
3009 Guadalupe St, Austin
Sure the fluorescent lighting is tough on the eyes and complexion, but this campus-area eatery never fails in the late-night convenience department. Though dishes are nothing to…
2801 Guadalupe St, Austin
Last night was my first time to try Torchy's drag location, which was refreshingly less busy than some of the others I've been to -- perhaps because its competing with so many…
2912 Guadalupe St, Austin
These burgers require double-fistin'. Thick-cut fries and Bluebell milkshakes, the Korean-owned joint is a local love. BULGOGI burger, OMG!!
3101 Guadalupe St, Austin
Austin's home-grown, truly hippie era co-op, where the kombucha flows like honey and there are always a bevy of organic veggies. The popcorn tofu (in the deli/prepared salad…
2900 Duval St, Austin
I love this place. Maybe it's because it has endured, like me. Since 71 it's still one of my favorite Austin places.
Spider House. If you are looking for Austin weird / cool, this is your spot. Spider House is a Quirky hang out that has everything you need in one place: a spacious outdoor patio, full bar with great beer on tap, good coffee, a juice bar (the Tikal is awesome), live music at night, a crepe trailer, a tattoo parlor, & tshirt shop. … read more
Thai Kitchen. Sure the fluorescent lighting is tough on the eyes and complexion, but this campus-area eatery never fails in the late-night convenience department. Though dishes are nothing to write home about, they are tasty, inexpensive and filling- and sometimes that is all you need. Tip: If you like curry, their curry dishes and soups are deliciously creamy and pack a real kick!… read more
Spider House. Good ol' Spider House. Every time I say I've grown out of it, I come crawling back, drinking or coffee-ing or laptoping. There's an eternal Summer of Love vibe here that always beckons my return. Try the Sam-I-Am-Wich, a shockingly good lunch that involves a croissant, basil pecan pesto eggs, and a slice of hot honeyed ham.… read more