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Austin Way - 2017 - Issue 2 - Late Spring - Brooklyn Decker

Austin Way Magazine - GreenGale Publishing - There is a place beyond the crowds, beyond the ropes, where dreams are realized and success is celebrated. You are invited.

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY ROBERT LERMA (FOOD, EXTERIOR); CASEY DUNN (OPEN KITCHEN) Just in time for patio season, Boiler Nine Bar + Grill recently opened its fourth- floor Deck Nine Observatory Bar, whose menu of snacks includes crispy chicken wings with peanut sauce and coconut-lime slaw ( ABOVE). Located in the historic Seaholm Power Plant ( ABOVE RIGHT), Boiler Nine's full restaurant includes an open kitchen. Mueller is packed almost every night, attracting neighbors and people from further out with its celebratory Italian menu. INSIDER TIP: For diners with little ones, L'Oca d'Oro offers one of the most inventive kid menus around. 1900 Simond Ave., 737-212-1876; MANUEL'S The Mexican menu at this Austin staple is expertly executed. Although business diners and tourists alike love the downtown location, its beautiful patio at its Great Hills branch is hard to resist. 310 Congress Ave., 512-472- 7555; 10201 Jollyville Rd., 512-345-1042; ODD DUCK Brother chef-owners Bryce and Dylan Gilmore delight diners with unusual dishes (beef tongue Reuben) at this hot spot for both lunch and dinner. Service is attentive and extremely knowledgeable. 1201 S. Lamar Blvd., 512-433-6521; OLAMAIE From the charming old home to the refined but hearty menu steeped in tradition, Olamaie is Southern dining at its finest. INSIDER TIP: Don't forget to ask for the off-menu biscuits. You won't be sorry. 1610 San Antonio St., 512-474-2796; PAUL MARTIN'S AUSTIN GRILL Restaurant concept king Paul Fleming (P.F. Chang's, Fleming's) and partner Brian Bennett have brought their Paul Martin's American Grill to Domain Northside, but with a local twist in the name. With an emphasis on New American cuisine, the menu features classic dishes for lunch and dinner. 3120 Palm Way, No. 130, 512-953-8800; paulmartins PERLA'S Top-notch oysters are served on an expansive patio along South Congress with shareable menu selections, including lobster baked shells and cheese. 1400 S. Congress Ave., 512-291-7300; JUNIPER Uchi alum Nicholas Yanes upped the Italian game in Austin when he opened Juniper, which focuses on Northern Italian cuisine in an upscale setting. 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St., Ste. 304, 512-220-9421; JUSTINE'S BRASSERIE With an elevated French bistro menu and the best vinyl collection in town, the scene at this East Austin restaurant just gets better well into the night. 4710 E. Fifth St., 512-385-2900; LA CONDESA Contemporary Mexican is paired with an expansive tequila and mezcal selection at this always-crowded Second Street District mainstay. 400A W. Second St., 512-499-0300; LAUNDERETTE Chef Rene Ortiz and pastry chef Laura Sawicki have created one of the best small-plate restaurants in town. Although it's lively at night, the East Austin restaurant is an ideal place for lunch meetings. 2115 Holly St., 512-382-1599; launderette L'OCA D'ORO This recent and welcome addition to AUSTINWAY.COM 83

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