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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Austin
Food
Feel
Price
8.0
7.5
$15
These Hartford-thin, oily, flavorful crusts are a miracle on 34th street

Salvation’s a godsend for those Northeastern transplants who miss a truly thin-crust pie. The trick to a great Connecticut crust like this one is to get it thin enough so that the oil and cheese make up part of its flavor; it can be squishy-salty, or crisper, like this one, and the sum of all of its ingredients must be better than its parts. Bullseye.

The white pie with basil and fresh tomato has that signature high-heat sweetness; be warned, though,… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Austin
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
8.0
$15
The King continues to bring “bar food” a whole new meaning

ESK’s second trailer is just down the street, at The Grackle, a former Mexican dive bar that’s been commandeered by ’stached bartenders and their jukebox full of Serge Gainsbourg. It’s cozy and dark, with a decent selection of Bourbon and several taps of Brits and American micros. You can use cards in the bar, but the trailer’s cash only, with dishes averaging $7 a pop; at press time, there were only about eight of these, all served in paper baskets… [More]