Gabriela’s Downtown

If you’re looking for an “Instagram-able” brunch spot with INCREDIBLE food and drinks – this is it. Gabriela’s Downtown cooks up Michoacán inspired family recipes for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, plus a delicious weekend brunch Saturdays and Sundays. There are fun murals, lots of plants and greenery, and colorful tabletops everywhere you look. Thanks, … More Gabriela’s Downtown

Yuyo: Peruvian Cuisine in East Austin

Yuyo recently celebrated its 2-year anniversary in east Austin! The restaurant is known for cebiches (ceviches), casual Peruvian street food, and its contemporary takes on Peruvian staples. They also have some pretty delicious cocktails crafted with Peruvian pisco. Thanks to the wonderful people at Yuyo, I was able to attend and try all the party’s … More Yuyo: Peruvian Cuisine in East Austin

El Alma

El Alma has been on my “to-visit” list for a long time. It’s one of the staple restaurants on Barton Springs (since 2011) that I drive by over and over, but I’ve never stopped to check it out! Recently, I attended a happy hour dinner on their wonderful rooftop patio and loved it. While I … More El Alma

Shady Grove

Shady Grove is an Austin staple. They’ve been on Barton Springs since 1992. In a time when Austin restaurants open and close faster than the seasons, Shady Grove has been operating for 27 years. I went to visit them last week during an Austin Food Bloggers Alliance happy hour and WOW were we spoiled. While … More Shady Grove