PhoNatic supplies the standard table-side sriracha, but they also provide an amazing house-made fire sauce that is flavorful and capable of bubbling the paint off of a 1976 Ford LTD.
I like my etouffee like I like my street people: sassy and slightly scary.
The atmosphere is bar-none the best in Austin if you like that lo-fi/hi-fi vibe as much as we do with a strong dash of surrealism and steaming sensuality.
Detroit-style pizza is deep dished in aluminum pans once used for cleaning auto parts, parbaked with liberal amounts of butter, and lathered with tomato sauce on top.
Laura Bush started the Texas Book Festival in 1995, and it's been held at the capitol ever since, now spilling down Congress.
The food at G'raj Mahal is straight-up Indian with cage-free and free-range proteins mixed with natural ingredients.
Started by Texas State alumni, this modern-but-comfy fast-fine-kinda-casual spot with chef'd up and instagrammable offerings is part cafe, part beer hall, part sports bar, and all hip.