This week at the Statesman Mike Sutter gives Hopdoddy an 8.3 for the food, but isn't as wild about the name: "Let's admit that you can never sound cool saying the name of this place...I'll forever be more comfortable saying `that fancy burger place across from the Continental Club.' Or, `You know, where Cissi's Wine Bar used to be.'"
Meanwhile, over at the Chronicle, Claudia Alarcon checked out the new menu chef Mizael Saucedo has rolled out at Urban at the Westin in the Domain and reports back that "the chef has not skipped a beat, bringing his eco-friendly style and ethics with him" and dubs Urban worth the trip.
Rachel Feit make the journey to sample the porky treats at The Noble Pig: "Central Austinites beware: Noble Pig is a fair jaunt from home. But for residents of Cedar Park and North Austin, I have these words to say: lucky you." [Chronicle]
The Fearless Critic says what the peach to the Peached Tortilla: "We wish the truck would settle down in a trailer park...instead of chasing the drunken herds—its inconsistencies would likely even out if it could just hold the peach still." [FC]
And, what's this? The Dallas Observer says Olivia's brunch is worth a road trip, even if they're wrong about it being new: "One of those bright spots is Olivia, the city's newest, buzziest locavore hangout bursting at the seams with lovingly prepared, locally sourced smugness." [DO]
Hopdoddy. [Photo: Hopdoddy / Facebook]