Two Texas restaurants were featured in Bon Appetit‘s list of the top ten best new restaurants in the nation. This follows the magazine’s announcement of the top fifty best new restaurants in the nation last week, which included six Texas eateries: The Pass & Provisions, Jeffrey’s and Josephine House,
Can Austin’s trendiest restaurateur remake its most venerable establishment?
The restauranteur nabbed chef Rebecca Meeker--formerly the chef de Cuisine at David Bull's Congress--to be a chef and project manager at the Austin landmark Jeffrey's.
In a mere six years, the thirty-year-old has opened a half-dozen fine-dining restaurants, built a $25-million enterprise, and arguably elevated the food scene in Austin to be competitive with Dallas and Houston.
Jeffrey’s, 1204 West Lynn, Austin
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