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My Name Is Joe

Back in the eighties, downtown executives had so-called power breakfasts and lunches in high-rise buildings. They still do, of course, but My Name Is Joe has an Austin state of mind. It’s an Airstream serving coffee and morning-type food that you eat at a picnic table while checking your email. The menu has a healthy orientation, its seven (so far) terrific offerings including brown rice porridge (with a poached egg, kimchi, and bulgogi-seasoned tofu) and almond butter toast (with apple jam and miso butterscotch). There’s also smoked-salmon toast, which works nicely at lunch. Drink options include horchata, cold brew, and a mind-blowing turmeric latte made with coconut milk. The man behind the operation is chef Philip Speer, who is donating part of the proceeds to benefit addiction treatment.

City: Austin


Drinks: No bar

Price: $$

Rating: ★★

Address: 503 Colorado, Austin, TX, 78701

Hours: B & L Mon–Fri.

Website: www.mynameisjoe.com/

Last updated: April 5, 2017