Posts Tagged ‘tex-mex

(map) Sometimes it can feel like Maudie’s cool place is (literally) overrun by the younger crowd. But did you know there’s a no-kids bar upstairs with an amazing view, serving smaller versions of the Tex-Mex menu

(map) Only a place as colorful as this one could come up with such an eye-opener for breakfast. Santa Rita takes their secret recipe for Mexican vanilla-cinnamon pancakes and kicks it up a notch. They add crunchy pieces of bacon and fresh chopped jalapenos to the batter before cooking. Every bite is a

(map) Verde’s Mexican Parilla established its reputation with the grill (see a previous review here), and has branched out into brunch. Six brunch dishes plus Mimosas and Micheladas out on the lively

Breakfast at Rosie’s

In: Eating

19 Jan 2013

(map) Rosie’s has been around since dinosaurs roamed the earth, but there are still a few surprises here. For instance, they serve breakfast eight hours a day, starting at 6 am and going till 2. That’s perfect for us slackers sleepyheads who

(map) Maudie’s not only serves breakfast every day of the week, they serve it all day. That’s perfect for those of us slackers sleepyheads who can’t always rise early. Huevos, migas, chilaquiles, breakfast tacos – even pancakes – start your

La Fuente’s

In: Drinking|Eating

18 Sep 2012

UPDATE: closed (map) Here’s a new angle on margaritas: Square, so you get more (do the math). La Fuente’s just bravely opened in a location which has seen the demise of at least three previous restaurants, so let’s toast to their future success. So far, so good, with an excellent house rita,

(map) Salsa’s is so new that they offer a semi-apology for any stumbles during their “soft opening,” but our experience was all good. From the opening tart, frosty house rita and trio of house-made salsas to the freshly made tamales, Salsa’s seems like

Coming Soon

In: Drinking|Eating

10 Aug 2012

(map) Salsa’s Mexican Cuisine says they’re opening August 17 with five specialty salsas and Tex-Mex food including smoked-chicken tamales. (map) Nik’s Italian Kitchen + Bar plans to open “in August,” serving creative twists on Italian classics, like artichoke spinach pasta and jalapeno-lime chicken parmesan. (map) A South Austin fave since 1970, La Fuente’s is remodeling […]

The New Flores

In: Drinking|Eating

29 Mar 2012

(map) Local fave Flores Mexican Restaurant has moved out of a strip center to a new, freestanding, large and colorful location. Judging by the crowds, the new place is a hit! There’s more emphasis on the bar here, with big-screen TVs, specialty drinks and lots of beers on tap. You

(map) After a terrible fire last July that left the place a charred shell, Los Pinos is back and just as badass even better than ever. The dining rooms seem bigger and brighter thanks to large new windows, and the recipes are still a notch above


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