Where to Eat During SXSW: King & Country

King & Country

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Summary: In true Austin fashion, you’d never know that this trailer was starter by a chef hailing from a Michelin Start restaurant. Expect exceptional coffee, biscuits and sandwiches. Enjoy these on the patio surrounding the trailer. They may be the only trailer in town that takes reservations for brunch, be sure not to miss this one!

What to Order:
Eat: BLT Egg Sandwich, Chorizo Benedict, Parmesan Grits

  • Address: 2921 E. 17th Street Bldg. A, Austin, TX 78702
  • Phone number: 619-200-9888
  • Hours of Operation:Wed-Fri 9am- 3pm, Sat- Sun 11am- 3pm
  • Takes reservations: Yes on Sundays for brunch, all other times walk-up service
  • WiFi: No
  • Website: King & Country Food Co. 

Where to Eat During SXSW: Mettle

MettleSummary: This Eastside eatery is the brainchild of Rainey Street Queen Bridget Dunlap. Mettle has a bistro-inspired menu and is open for lunch, dinner and brunch. Chic glass, metal and wood design bring an industrious feel to the space. Modern cuisine and stiff drinks (she does own a lot of bars!) make this place a must try.

What to order:
Drink: Siamese Caipirinha, Tru Romance
Eat: Beef Tongue Tacos, Scallop Crudo, Pan Roasted Quail

Info:

  • Address: 507 Calles Street Austin, TX 78702
  • Phone number: 512.236.1022
  • Hours of Operation:

Tues-Thurs 11am-10pm
Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
Sunday 10am-9pm

Where to Eat During SXSW: NO VA Kitchen & Bar- CLOSED

Rainey Street is always bustling during SXSW and thankfully this year we have NO VA Kitchen & Bar as an actual restaurant to dine at! Rainey Street keeps it pretty casual in general with all the trailers, which I love, but I am happy to have a place where I can grab a cocktail and some serious mac ‘n cheese, even into the wee morning hours. The atmosphere is clean and modern, a little isle of respite amidst hispter central.

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