The Chronicle heads downtown this week to review all three of David Bull's Austonian restaurants. So, was Claudia Alarcón as impressed with Congress as Mike Sutter? Kind of: citing "understandable flaws," she still maintains that "these gentlemen intend to put Austin on the national gastronomic map."
Next, Rachel Feit "predicts resiliency" for Second Bar + Kitchen despite the fact that it's "destined to become one of those places that's a victim of its own popularity," and Wes Marshall applauds Adam Bryan's cocktails and June Rodil's "ingenious wine list" at Bar Congress.
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