Salty, greasy residue covers our fingers as our hands make their way back into this vapid bag of chips. With each saline morsel that hits our gullets, visions of mouthwatering morsels from our fave local spots dance in our heads. Blue Ox BBQ mac n’ cheese, the prodigious pizza slice from The Onion; simply put, anything beats this insipid snack….
With food clearly on the brain, the foodie experts at Live Weird Realty bring you their favorite eateries around town….
Hi Hat Public House…. Office Manager, Joel Canada’s top pick, Hi Hat is a new joint that oozes an authentic Austin vibe. Owned by local musician, Steve Strader, Hi Hat presents premium beers you can’t find anywhere else in ATX, a food menu that is top notch and a pretty notable wine list. With a nod towards the Austin music scene, Hi Hat has a “Cheers sort of vibe” with an extremely friendly staff and owners that are present daily to accommodate your every need!
Perla’s Seafood & Oyster Bar… Located on South Congress Ave., Chefs Lawrence McGuire and Thomas Moorman Jr. bring you ultra fresh oysters and premium seafood. Broker, Erik Diehl’s top pick, Perla’s has high end food without the pretentiousness. With a New England beach vibe, Perla’s is your spot “if you want a piece of fish cooked simply and to perfection. It’s the best in town.”
East Side Showroom…. An inventive, local establishment, East Side Showroom transports you back into the pre-WWII era. This European Cabaret and prohibition-style speakeasy is Broker, Scott Burch’s favorite dinner spot. With a dinner menu that is top notch and offering some of the best cocktails in Austin, East Side Showroom is a “really cool, old-timey, hot spot” that will soon become your local fave as well!
Kome is Agent, Caroline Atchison’s favorite sushi spot in Austin. With Japanese Lunch Menus and Izakaya style dinners, Kome has a great vibe, cozy atmosphere, some of the best sushi in town and great prices! With the most expensive sushi roll coming in at $14, you can order a variety of options for you and your friends to share. “I always get the Sunshine Roll, Texas Surf and Turf Roll, and have food dreams often of the Crunchy Dynamite Roll.”
Bouldin Creek Cafe…. This cool little spot in 78704 is home to hippies and hipsters alike. In true Austin fashion, this veggie restaurant serves up fresh and delicious vegitarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Take on the tamale breakfast or Joe’s smokin’ omelet and you be the judge. It’s so delicious, you’ll never know it’s meat-free!
Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill takes you back to a simpler time offering comfort food in a relaxed and familiar atmosphere. Agent, Jeremy Gonzales’ top pick, Moonshine serves up great cooking with an innovative take on classic american favorites. The Sunday All-You-Can-Eat Brunch is affordable at just $17.99, but be sure to arrive early because the long wait every Sunday is proof that this local spot is everyone else’s favorite eatery also!