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Austin Way - 2017 - Issue 4 - Fall - Nicole Trunfio

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F O O D & D R I N K g u i d e 9 0 A U S T I N W A Y S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 7 | M O D E R N L U X U R Y . C O M LEGACY BR EW The saga of Austin's first microbrewery, Celis Brewery, has a happy ending. This summer, Christine Celis reopened the beloved brewery star ted by her dad, Pierre Celis, in 1992 using the yeast strain for witbier he brought over from Hoegaarden, Belgium. After Miller Brewing Co. bought Celis in 2001, the brewery closed, but after her father's death in 2011, Christine was determined to bring it back to Austin and eventually bought back the name. The revived nor thwest Austin brewery reopened 25 years to the day after its initial debut. Enjoy a pint of its Belgian-style ales in the on-site taproom and soak in the history of Pierre Celis' legacy. 10001 Metric Blvd., 512.524.2377, –Hannah Morrow An Austin legend returns with the opening of the new Celis Brewery taproom. and Dylan Gilmore delight diners with unusual dishes like the beef tongue Reuben at this hot spot for both lunch and dinner. Service is attentive and extremely knowledgeable, and the cocktail offerings are a revelation. 1201 S. Lamar Blvd., 512.433.6521, $$$ Olamaie From the charming old home to the refined but hearty menu steeped in tradition, Olamaie is Southern dining at its finest. Don't forget to ask for the off- menu biscuits. 1610 San Antonio St., 512.474.2796, $$$$ Otoko is exclusive omakase experience is tucked inside the South Congress Hotel. Co- conceptor Paul Qui and head chef Yoshi Akai thoughtfully curate each bite of sushi and kaiseki to the season's best ingredients and your particular tastes. e 12-seat chef 's counter is as intimate as dining gets. 1603 South Congress Ave., 512.920.6405, $$$$ Paul Martin's Austin Grill Restaurant concept king Paul Fleming (P.F. Chang's and Fleming's) and partner Brian Bennett have brought their Paul Martin's American Grill to Domain Northside, but with a local twist in the name. With an emphasis on New American cuisine, the menu features classic dishes for lunch and dinner. 3120 Palm Way, Ste. 130, 512.953.8800, paulmartins $$$ Perla's Its top-notch oysters are served on an expansive patio along South Congress with shareable menu selections and entrees built on a fresh selection of seafood. Brunch is among the best in town. 1400 S. Congress Ave., 512.291.7300, $$$$ Red Ash Owner and executive chef John Carver draws ravenous crowds almost every night of the week with a blend of Northern and Southern Italian fare. Opened just last year, this upscale downtown restaurant is already a local favorite with handmade pastas and locally sourced meats prepared in the restaurant's custom-built wood-burning grill, oven and plancha. 303 Colorado St., Ste. 200, 512.379.2906, $$$ Second Bar + Kitchen Inventive bites and a smart cocktail program have drawn a stylish crowd downtown for years, and now the same thing is happening at Domain Northside, where chef David Bull has opened a second location at the Archer Hotel. 3121 Palm Way; 200 Congress Ave., 512.827.2750, $$ Swift's Attic Whimsical small plates plus creative cocktails are the name of the game at this bustling second-floor gastropub in the heart of downtown. 315 Congress Ave., 512.482.8842, $$ The Townsend is beautifully appointed downtown establishment offers a rare combination in Austin: It's an impressive cocktail bar that also offers delectable food. Try the hot curry chicken for an upscale version of the fried favorite. 718 Congress Ave., 512.887.8778, $ Uchi Chef Tyson Cole combines his extensive Eastern knowledge with exotic, high-quality ingredients at this landmark restaurant, which sets the standard for innovative dining in Austin and attracts everyone from celebrities to families. 801 S. Lamar Blvd., 512.916.4808, $$$ Uchiko Designed to mimic a Japanese farmhouse, Uchi's sister restaurant is popular for its vegetarian tasting menu and fried-milk dessert. Expect to see one of the more stylish crowds in town. 4200 N. Lamar Blvd., 512.916.4808, $$$ Vino Vino is neighborhood gem is much more than a wine bar. e sophisticated spot in Hyde Park offers everything from bites and thoughtful cheese plates to accompany your wine to bistro classics like steak and pork tenderloin for a hearty meal. 4119 Guadalupe St., 512.465.9282, $$ Wink Tucked away in historic Clarksville, Wink embraces locally sourced ingredients in its New American menu. Decidedly upscale, it is ideal for a special occasion, so splurge on its multicourse chef 's tasting menu and toast to the night with the added wine pairing. 1014 N. Lamar Blvd., Ste. E, 512.482.8868, $$$ Wu Chow From the creative minds behind Swift's Attic, Wu Chow brings authentic farm- to-table Chinese food to downtown. Another favorite for visiting celebs, this spot has a sophisticated yet laid-back vibe. 500 W. Fifth St., Ste. 168, 512.476.2469, $ $

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