Posts Tagged ‘cafe

Mazama Coffee Co.

In: Eating

3 Dec 2012

(map) The newest way to espresso yourself in Dripping Springs, Mazama opened two weeks ago on historic Mercer Street. Located in a former ironworks shop, the cafe has been transformed into a cozy space lined with reclaimed wood. Family owned and operated, Mazama serves locally roasted

(map) Dining here is like starring in a real-life “Fried Green Tomatoes.” This cozy place is a vintage Southern cottage, in the midst of a small nursery selling herbs, vegetables and native plants. You can savor the farm-fresh ingredients inside, then pick up your own after lunch!

Breakfast at

In: Eating

20 Sep 2012

(map) Yes, breakfast tacos are an Austin staple. But next time you feel like something out of the ordinary, check out this place. We’ve raved about their tapas here. But the shaded patio also makes a relaxed, laid-back spot to appreciate the chefs’ artistic skill with ingredients in breakfast dishes like

The New Cafe 131

In: Drinking|Eating

30 May 2012

(map) Cafe 131 has a new owner, who is freshening up the menu (and decor) while keeping some old favorites. Fortunately, she is still serving up this Sunday special, pot roast with all the fixin’s. The beef is meltingly tender and delicious, and could easily serve two (maybe

Zocalo Eclectic Cafe

In: Eating

19 Apr 2012

(map) Rich Hopkins, a Texas musician who travelled the world and was ready to settle down, launched this cafe about a year ago in a small 1930’s house off the square in Blanco. Part coffeehouse, part lunch and dinner spot, Zocalo is dedicated to serving fresh,

UPDATE: closed (map) Cute concept! The idea is that your mother has packed your lunch for you, so every order comes with a note from “Mom.” The soups, salads and sandwiches here are billed as “a little more special,” with touches like salad dressings, meat loaf and tuna salad made

UPDATE: closed (map) The chef here likes to use fresh, local and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. (See previous reviews here and here.) With that in mind, Chef David is sailing into fall with some new dishes. Above, the Hummus Wrap, a hearty helping of the pureed-chickpea spread loaded with

Silver K Cafe

In: Eating

15 Jun 2011

UPDATE: closed (map) If you’re a dessert fiend aficionado, you may already know about the homemade desserts here. If you don’t, Silver K should definitely be on your radar as you cruise through Johnson City. They’ve elevated the art of dessert

Shades Cafe

In: Drinking|Eating

13 Jun 2011

(map) You don’t have to have a sunburn to eat here, but if you do, you’ll fit right in. This laid-back place on the lake has recently been adding some new menu items in keeping with their colorful, Key West vibe. Above, the grouper ceviche, a

UPDATE: closed (map) What’s the buzz for the Busy Bee? This super-secret recipe is made with coffee from locally owned Summer Moon Wood-Fired Coffee. After brewing, it sits for 24 hours to reduce acidity and then is mixed with special “Moon Milk” and poured over ice. They won’t divulge what’s in it, but acknowledged my guesses […]


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