Austin

Stiles Switch

May 3, 2013 By Texas Monthly

Sides and desserts are solid, and those who don’t have to go back to work can choose from six kinds of beer on tap or dozens of other selections in bottles.

Donn’s BBQ

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

2009: The exterior doesn’t look like much, and the interior is sparse as well, with large picnic tables for those eating in. Most of my fellow customers were ordering to-go just in time for dinner at home. Signs beside the menu let customers know that the popular menudo was now…

Lamberts Downtown Barbecue

May 3, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

Can a place that cooks its meat in a gas-burning rotisserie make really great ’cue? Well, the brown-sugar-and-coffee-rubbed brisket was delicious, the maple-and-coriander-encrusted pork ribs were tender, the pulled pork was perfect, and the chorizo-ish jalapeño hot links were unforgettable. Sides and desserts were extraordinary. A jícama-and-carrot slaw, in particular,…