Assembling a list of only 10 must-eats is difficult in a city like Austin where new restaurants and food trucks are opening constantly. With many out-of-towners visiting for SXSW, we've assembled a collection of eats that are representative of Austin's personality: barbacoa taco, rabbit and dumplings, barbecue, and more!
'Noble Pig' on Serious Eats
Cedar Park, a northwest suburb of Austin is home to Noble Pig, a small, unassuming deli-like shop that boasts delicious specialty sandwiches. It seems to be getting easier and easier to find beef tongue in and around Austin as more chefs are featuring it, and more customers grow to understand the beauty of this organ meat.
With the cheap(er) price of lobster nowadays, you have no excuse not to make this lobster bisque from Cathy of Noble Pig. Each of her servings has half a tail of lobster in it. Lobster for everyone! You can make the dish up to two days ahead and no immersion blender is needed. It would be great for a special dinner. As Cathy says, "If they served food in heaven, this would be on the menu."...