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First Plates 2019

Our critics name the 100 restaurants defining Austin dining now
RECENT REVIEWS

Tibetan Dumplings Shine at Yak & Yeti in Cedar Park

Dishes for sharing (or not) at this tiny Nepalese restaurant

Melanie Haupt, Thursday, February 13, 2020

The Meteor Turns a Convenience Store Into a Neighborhood Hang for a New South Congress

Before and after noon, diners find craveable carbs and chill vibes

Melanie Haupt, Thursday, January 30, 2020

North Austin's Ebisu Japanese Restaurant Boasts Fresh Modern Sushi

Anyone for sake mac & cheese and other tasty surprises?

Jessi Cape, Thursday, January 16, 2020

Austin's Best New Restaurant DipDipDip Tatsu-ya Reinvents Shabu-Shabu

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Jessi Cape, Thursday, December 12, 2019

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RESTAURANT ROULETTE

Southern/Down-Home Restaurants, East

1911 Aldrich #100, 512/580-2413

2002 Manor Rd., 512/479-5006

1144 Airport, 512/928-0677

2021 Manor Rd., 512/800-3804

2406 Manor Rd., Ste. D, 512/387-5875

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