After years of supper clubs and farmers market stands, Jesse Griffiths and team have finally opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant. A butcher shop as well as a restaurant, expect to find a range of locally-sourced products, including free-roaming venison and feral pig. They’re known for their sausages and charcuterie plates–try one with one of the Texas-only wines or local brews on offer.

Dai Due
2406 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 524-0688

An all-female team with serious culinary pedigree is the driving force behind the French-inspired laV. Along with plates like basil escargot and wood oven chicken for two, the restaurant has an extensive wine lists in the city, with 23 wines by the glass.

laV
1501 E 7th Street
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 391-1888

These just might be the best tacos in a city where such street food has a cult following. The fish tacos and vegetarian tacos are handheld joy. They also do a barbacoa on the weekends.

Veracruz All Natural Food Truck
1704 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 981-1760