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May 11, 2011 07:06 PM

Client dinner recs?

Going to be in town from California and need to take a high maintenance client who has celiac's disease (so cannot have gluten) out to dinner. Something nice that will be accommodating of someone who is likely to be very cranky with the waitstaff if they screw up her dietary restrictions. I was thinking the restaurant at the Driskill but would love to try something new. Any recommendations?

Thanks a million!

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  1. I went to the Eastside Cafe with an out of town guest who was allergic to just about all foods. They were very accommodating. It might be too casual.

    1. This will probably be helpful to you:

      From this list, Congress would probably be my first pick for dinner with a persnickety client. It's all prix fixe, though, so $$$$$.

      After that, I'd say Uchi, TRIO, Parkside, The Carillon, Paggi House or Fonda San Miguel would be my picks for this sort of thing. The Driskill would probably have made that list, too, but you mentioned you wanted someplace different.

      Uchi Restaurant
      801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

      Paggi House
      200 Lee Barton Drive, Austin, TX 78704

      Fonda San Miguel Restaurant
      2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756