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SarahSingleton May 12, 2011 06:02 PM

I love Austin! And need to know where the best eats are???
THANKS!

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  1. Helind RE: SarahSingleton May 12, 2011 06:09 PM

    Sarah - It would be great if you'd let us know what kind of chow you like to eat as well as what price range you'd prefer. Also, it would be great to know what part of town you'll be staying in and whether or not you'll have a car.

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      Optimista RE: Helind May 12, 2011 11:54 PM

      What Helind said. One woman's "best eats" is another woman's Hell. Give us some guidance about what you are looking for so we can better help you!

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        SarahSingleton RE: Optimista May 13, 2011 10:59 AM

        I'm staying downtown and I have a car! I would love to try some new food carts, torchys is my favorite! I'm going down to Austin for vacation so price isnt an issue. Eclectic/New american... I'm not a picky eater. And I'll try anything once!
        THANKS YALL!

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          heyzeus212 RE: SarahSingleton May 13, 2011 01:11 PM

          Go to Odd Duck on South Lamar, but go fairly early; they run out. Enjoy Gordoughs' right next door for dessert.

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          Odd Duck
          1219 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

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            tom in austin RE: SarahSingleton May 13, 2011 01:15 PM

            Uchiko for your most amazing meal (with equally jaw-dropping bill).

            Parkside for Austin's best "New American".

            Good luck!

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            Uchiko
            4200 North Lamar, Austin, TX 78756

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        paternite RE: SarahSingleton May 13, 2011 12:08 PM

        You might consider Foreign & Domestic. Eclectic menu (if you like the pig) and interesting people. Sit at the Chef's counter if you can. http://fndaustin.com/new/

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        Foreign & Domestic
        306 E 53rd St, Austin, TX 78751

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