Brunch is the cure-all for weekend hunger and hangovers with the right combination of breakfast, lunch, and lots of drinks. It's when it is acceptable to arm yourself with cocktails and coffee, while you hunker down with pancakes, burgers, and so many eggs. The Eater Austin brunch heatmap is your returning guide to the newest and buzziest destinations for the weekend and daytime drinking and dining.
This December update includes the North Loop location of brewpub Lazarus, Italian restaurant Asti, and South Congress hotel restaurant Maie Day.
For more mid-morning weekend ideas, check out Eater's guide to essential brunches. and dim sum. If there is a favorite new restaurant or bar — or an established one trying new things — that is missing from the brunch map, let Eater know through email@example.com.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More