Austin is like a never-ending explosion of new places to discover. It can be tough to keep up. Here are the top three latest spots in the city that bring unique food and enchanting atmospheres together for both locals and tourists to enjoy.
Wake up foodies, it’s time to go back to school! Elementary has quickly become one of Austin’s coveted new dining spots. The menu offers a variety of fusion flavors, featuring exciting dishes like Ramen Risotto and Al Pastor Tortellini. The cocktail menu is equally as captivating. It will surely make you feel nostalgic with drinks like the Kool-Aid Cosmo and the Eggo-Spresso Martini. The restaurant’s interior is equally charming, with a school-like theme that will transport you right back to childhood. Think milk and cookies and monkey bars! elementaryatx.com
Try farm-fresh tasty bites with a Smoking Paper Plane cocktail at Elementary. PHOTO BY CHAD WADSWORTH
Get ready to be blown away by the latest game-changer in Austin’s culinary scene: Fabrik, the city’s ultimate plant-based fine dining experience. Fabrik prides itself on only using quality ingredients from local growers and provisioners. To them, sustainability is the top priority. A five and seven-course menu and bar menu are offered with unique, eco-friendly items. Try dishes such as hand-shaped parsnip cappelletti and salt-baked beet tartelette while pairing them with vegan wines. Fabrik wants to bring people and food together while simultaneously protecting the planet. fabrikatx.com
Stand-out summer dishes at Fabrik. PHOTO BY CHRIS PRAETZEL PHOTOGRAPHY
YAMAS GREEK RESTAURANT
This Greek culinary sensation will make you feel like you are in the world of Mamma Mia! Located in the heart of Austin, Yamas offers traditional and modern Greek cuisine that will make you feel like you’re in the Mediterranean. The fried feta with sesame, honey, roasted walnuts, and the pastitsio are so mouthwatering that you won’t remember the last time you had food this good! (and you may accidentally book a trip to Greece.) yamasatx.com