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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Austin
Food
Feel
Price
9.3
6.0
$10
Achingly good, authentic Mexican street food that’s worth the drive from anywhere

This is our most often-visited, most reliably delicious, and—coincidentally—cheapest Mexican restaurant. We don’t even care that it’s wedged up north, inconvenient to any freeways, or that it’s bland and cramped inside (although the no-frills patio is protected from grackles by see-through plastic curtains, a nice touch). The service is unfailingly nice, and fumblings at Spanish are met with patience. Its consomé de cabrito is maybe the best deal in the city, a fantastic, spicy, deeply goaty experience that we have… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Austin
Food
Feel
Price
8.9
4.5
$10
The best Korean stews in town are all the charm this little dive needs

Look for Austin Karaoke, and swivel to the right. Yes, in there; through the Han Yang grocery, which smells somewhat strongly of innards, is a bare-bones little café with blank walls and a smattering of cheap tables and chairs. Manna (its name, as translated from the Korean out front), closes at 8pm, so don’t expect to sit down to a leisurely dinner; most people come for lunch or get take-out (which we don’t recommend, as this stuff doesn’t travel well).… [More]