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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Austin
Food
Feel
Price
6.0
6.0
$10
Reliable sandwiches in cute, recognizable posts throughout the city

This ubiquitous and cheerfully logoed sandwich chain is as much a part of Austin as Barton Springs and ACL. The staff at each location is jovial and laid back, and the sandwiches produced are decent and cheap. Listen, anywhere you can get a small egg salad sub for just three bucks wins our approval.

There are the usual toppings: fresh avocado, crispy bacon, veggies that you can believe were alive once. An “Office Favorite” has house-made egg salad, bacon, and cheese;… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Austin
Food
Feel
Price
8.8
5.0
$10
Handcut noodles, gigantic soup bowls, and a grilled lamb snack—hello, Heaven

This Northern Chinese noodleteria is tiny, fitting less than a dozen tables, a soda fridge, and a folding table with some condiments, water and tea, and Styrofoam cups. A new overhead menu of glossy photos helps the ordering process for English speakers.

The mostly Chinese patrons start with a scallion or Chinese leek pie, both of which are flaky, thin, and have a complement of grease that greatly benefits from a dash of vinegar and chili oil. The leek pie has… [More]