Pat's Pick |
June 15, 2016

Nipped in the Bud

When Austin’s vegetable-forward restaurant Gardner failed, the proprietors transformed it into Chicon, a place aimed at the (adobo-rubbed) meat and (fingerling) potatoes crowd.

Pat's Pick |
October 21, 2015

No Bull

A new Spanish-style restaurant, Bullfight, puts Austin’s once sketchy Airport Boulevard right in the middle of the dining arena.

Pat's Pick |
May 13, 2015

Take Ten

At the Dallas ramen shop Ten, you have to stand to eat the food—all the better to give it the ovation it deserves.

Pat's Pick |
January 14, 2015

What the Hay?

Yes, a key ingredient at Austin’s Gardner usually comes in the form of a bale. But you wouldn’t want to squander these astonishing dishes on a horse.

Pat's Pick |
November 7, 2014

To Dai For

Nose-to-tail, locally sourced, and heavy on the protein: Austin chef Jesse Griffiths’s Dai Due moves from the supper club circuit to a permanent home.

Pat's Pick |
October 13, 2014

Peace Out

Despite its name, Pax Americana is not exactly a tranquil space. But after one taste of chef Adam Dorris’s menu, who could stay calm?