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[1 Mar 2013 | 12 Comments | 101,386 views]
25 Recommended Downtown Austin Restaurants

Sometimes, when people visit Austin for the weekend, or for events like SXSW, they decide not to rent a car if they are staying downtown. Downtown Austin used to be sort of a ghost town as far as great restaurants went, with a few sprinkled here and there, but not enough to sustain even a weekend visitor very easily. Luckily, Austin is growing like mad, and new restaurants are opening every week.

For the Austin City Guide, I’ve pulled together a list of my top 25 downtown restaurants, with “downtown” in …

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[13 Nov 2008 | 10 Comments | 921 views]
Péché Brings Absinthe to Austin

Péché (pron. Pesh-ay) is a new bar/restaurant that opened about a month ago on 4th Street in the location that used to be Málaga. The last time I went to Málaga I vowed never to return due to the Cake Fiasco of ’08. I believe the restaurant still exists but in a new location. I hope to never set foot there.

Laura, Betsy and I visited Péché for the first time last night, after a happy hour hosted by the Austin chapter of the Anti-Defamation league. When Laura ordered the Bacon …

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