East Side King

Run by Season 9 winner of Top Chef and three other Austin chefs, ESK serves up spicy Thai eats with a healthy slant. Must try: beet home fries.

Shereen Rayle
1816 E 6th St


Big Fat Doughnuts. That's what's served here. Not just any doughnuts though. Gourdough's offers up over 20 different homemade unique doughnuts and are made to order. Must try: the Mother Clucker (topped with fried chicken and honey butter.

Shereen Rayle
1503 S 1st St

Peached Tortilla

Austin is the place for awesome Tex-Mex, and PT serves up some of the most delicious, serveral dishes with an Asian flair. Must try: BBQ brisket .

Shereen Rayle
location varies - follow on Twitter @peachedtortilla

The Mighty Cone

The Mighty Cone doesn't just sell ice cream. Mostly they serve stuffed tortillas in a paper cone topped with "hot & crunchy" chicken, shrimp, hot dogs and more. Must try: fried avocado.

Shereen Rayle
1720 Barton Springs Rd

Torchy's Tacos

Torchy's serves just what they claim: tacos. And the tacos are totally unique and unlike anything else you'll order anywhere else, plus they offer a taco of the month. Must try: Mr. Pink (ahi tuna, cabbage, cilantro, queso fresco, lime and chipotle sauce).

Shereen Rayle
2809 S 1st St
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