24 Diner is a 24-hour urban restaurant offering chef-driven comfort food, local and organic fare, a full bar and a killer beer/wine list at affordable prices. The concept has been named one of the best diners in the United States by Bon Appétit and Food & Wine, featured multiple times on Food Network and showcased in publications such as Texas Monthly, USA Today, Saveur, Mother Jones, Zagat, Thrillist, Guardian UK and more.24diner.com600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden features artisan bread (including baguettes, croissants, pretzels), locally roasted coffee, housemade meats (sausages, corned beef, pastrami), a full bar and more than 30 local and boutique draft beers. In addition, the Wholesale Division provides bread to more than 50 accounts, including many of Austin’s top restaurants and outlets such as the Whole Foods Flagship store. The shop was named one of the best beer gardens in the nation by Food & Wine and one of America’s best new bakeries by Details and has been featured in Garden & Gun, Delta Sky Magazine, Bon Appétit, USA Today, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, GQ and more.
There is also an Easy Tiger outpost at the 365 By Whole Foods Market in Cedar Park.easytigeraustin.com709 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Italic is an approachable Italian restaurant helmed by Chef Curren and centrally located in downtown Austin. Antipasti selections range from cured meats, Italian cheeses, olives and house-marinated produce to house-baked focaccia. Rustic pizzas and entrées such as roasted half chicken or Florence-style T-bone steak are made in our top-of-the-line American-built pizza oven. Farm-to-table selections include seasonally rotating pastas – perfect with a cocktail or selection from our 100-percent Italian wine list curated by Master Sommelier Craig Collins.italicaustin.com123 W. Sixth Street, Austin 78701
Irene’s has the soul of an unpretentious dive bar but a firm hand on service and keen eye to hospitality. Chef Curren always takes great care in sourcing quality local produce and preparing even simple American comfort-food classics such as pigs in a blanket or a meatball sandwich with the utmost care, while Master Sommelier Collins curates the bar offerings, which includes boozy punches, local taps and strong cocktails. Irene's was named best new restaurant 2016 by Austin Chronicle readers and best new patio by Austin Monthly, as well as one of the best seats in beer by Draft Magazine.irenesaustin.com506 West Avenue, Austin, TX 78701