True to its name, Chi'Lantro features a fusion of Korean and Mexican cuisine with a mobile food service across Austin. Follow the schedule of their friendly food truck to sample their creative take on traditional flavors. As the inventors of kimchi fries, this dish is a must have with French fries topped with caramelized kimchi, seasonings and Korean BBQ. Other specialties include the Korean burger, spicy pork tacos, Seoul burrito and beef rice bowl. They also offer catering facilities for your parties and private events.
Located in the Fairgrounds, TLV serves authentic Israeli cuisine. While you are here, do not miss out on their falafel and Israeli salad sandwiches which are perfect for snacking. The hummus with chicken is the most recommended on the menu and is an ideal lunch option. Next time you are craving Israeli food, make a stop at TLV, the place won't disappoint.
Tucked away in a shopping center, Bombay Express has a menu featuring tasty dishes from North and South India. North Indian specialties include the aloo paratha, a homemade bread stuffed with seasoned potatoes, while South Indian choices include a variety of dosas, which are big, fresh crepes made from rice and stuffed with spices and fillings. Bombay Express is also one of the few restaurants in Austin to offer chaat, or Indian street snacks. Choose from samosas, fried dumplings and several types of puri.
For a taste of traditional Russian cuisine right in Downtown Austin, head no further than the Russian House. Start the meal off with one of several caviar samplers before moving on to classic dishes like borscht, blini and zakuska. Come on one of the live music nights to really transport yourself to a world of boisterous Russian nightlife.
This casual Hyde Park sandwich shop caters to those who crave an old-fashioned sandwich piled high with fresh deli meat, cheese, and all the trimmings. Their signature Sloppy Joes consist of a triple deck of Jewish rye bread with turkey, ham, or roast beef, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing, and cole slaw. Hot subs, grilled and cold sandwiches, wraps (Thai or veggie), soups, salads, and sides round out the menu. For those not yet satisfied, freshly baked desserts are available, along with a good selection of coffee. No alcohol is served.
Opening its doors for the first time in 1980, Mother's Cafe and Garden has been serving Austin for over 30 years. Hyde Park residents just love to head to Mother's Cafe and Garden. The casual ambiance is completely smoke free. You will never regret trying mother's strictly vegetarian dishes. This cafe offers brunch on weekends. Lunch and dinner is served daily promising a reasonable range. Fresh smoothies should be savored. The patio is a beautiful serene place to gorge on your vegetables.
OneTaco, a food truck unabashedly advertising itself as An Urban Eatery decided to drop anchor at West 6th Street. Of the lunch & dinner options, the Traditional al Pastor tacos combine spicy marinated pork, onions, pineapple, and cilantro within corn tortillas. Customers can One Up their orders by choosing a side at an additional fee. Moreover, the Guacamole Selection brings together avocado, lemon juice, tomatoes, cilantro, and onions. You can opt to wash everything down with Austin's own Sweet Leaf Tea (Citrus Green is a fine choice). Additionally, the employees of bar Little Woodrow's have no problem if you bring in whatever you order from OneTaco.
Slake Cafe serves dishes that have a nostalgic appeal, prepared from recipes passed over generations. This cafe and American restaurant uses fresh vegetables, whole-roasted meat and home-baked bread to create dishes whose flavors will remain with you long after you have left the restaurant premises. The menu is seasonal, ensuring that patrons do not get bored of their offerings. Typical items include Reuben Sandwich, Green Eggs and Ham Biscuit, House Roast Chicken Salad, Brazos Brisket and Tejas Tacos. If you can't get enough of their tangy food, hire their catering facilities, which have options like charcuterie platters and salad side bowls.
The Onion Austin boasts to have the best pizza in the city, and their large devoted following would tend to agree. Located Downtown, The Onion stays open late and delivers, making it a great option for a night out or a night in. Of course, The Onion features many specialty pizzas of its own creation like the Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza and the Chicken George, which is Blue Cheese Dressing over Grilled Chicken, Smoked Gouda, Garlic and Spicy Wing Sauce. In addition to their mouth-watering pizzas, The Onion also cooks up Calzones, Pizza Rolls and Salads.