Pat's Pick

Nipped in the Bud

Jun 15, 2016 By Patricia Sharpe

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.

A Cut Above

Apr 20, 2016 By Patricia Sharpe

Dallas Asian-fusion restaurant Top Knot may be the newest member from the Uchi family, but it’s nobody’s kid brother.

Idea Factory

Jan 27, 2016 By Patricia Sharpe

The contemporary Southern restaurant Filament is bringing light to Dallas’s Deep Ellum neighborhood.

Paella from Bullfight, in Austin
No Bull

Oct 21, 2015 By Patricia Sharpe

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