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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

Gourdough’s

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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