It’s time to start making those Valentine’s Day plans! We’re in love with the progressive flavors found in and around Austin. Here’s a list of new foodie flings we’re feeling at the moment. We hope you enjoy them with your sweetheart on the most romantic day of the year.
Don’t forget to pair each course with the perfect glass of wine! Enjoy!
Spend a night at this Austin gem. It’s a great spot to enjoy the food and atmosphere.
Lenoir serves weekly menu specials that change, so you’ll always get to try something new every time you dine. Give the Beet Cured Peach Belly Swordfish or Tea Smoked Quail a try. Then, finish off the night with their dazzling dessert selection of the evening.
Click Here for the Four Course Prix-Fixe Menu on Valentine’s Day…
This is one meal that won’t disappoint. The Grilled NY Strip and then Pork Duo are practically mandatory on Chef Shawn Cirkiel’s menu. Open wide for fresh, ingredient-driven food embracing the energy of downtown. This was the city’s first gastro pub, and is housed in a converted two-story space on East 6th Street!
The macaroni is a splendid Valentine’s Day side that will compliment any main course. To see more of what they have to offer, Click Here. Perfect for any occasion in the heart of downtown Austin.
Yes, you’re reading this correctly: a Japanese farmhouse dining & sushi restaurant. Pure bliss! Allow Uchiko (sister to Uchi) to transport you to an Asian kitchen surrounded by elegance.
Try the signature tasting, a five-course tasting menu of signature items, or enjoy the Avofry sushi roll with fried komaki, soy paper and lemon miso.
The Fried Milk (chocolate milk, toasted milk, iced milk sherbet) is an after-dinner favorite; an exotic dessert to cap off the night with… [See More Here]
Photo by Melody Fury, www.gourmetfury.com
Qui is an Austin hot spot you’ll definitely want to add to your list. The daily menu is full of robust flavors, some that you might not be familiar with just yet.
To start, try the Amber Filipino Ceviche, or maybe the Kare Kare; a Filipino peanut curry. Another favorite is the Texas Wagyu Tar Tare. It’ll make for an unforgettable evening!
This farm-to-table concept draws patrons back time and time again. They are known for their small plate offerings from local farmers. The Pepusa Shrimp Escabeche is a must! Try the Cured Lamb Loin or Pupusa stuffed with Shrimp.
On the sweeter side, save room for the barley cake with sweet potato and a whipped caramel…delish!