Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater Austin always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the buzziest new restaurants? What haven't I heard of yet? What's everyone talking about?
To answer those questions, behold the 88th edition of the Eater Austin Heatmap, updated monthly to reflect the city’s freshest restaurants where people are flocking to right now. December sees the addition of Grae Nonas’s Carpenters Hall, Portuguese grill Tio Pepe Chicken, Otherside Deli’s brick-and-mortar, Southern-Asian fusion House of the Rising Tanuki-san, and high-tech Malibu Poke.
To see which places were previously on the heatmap, visit the archive. For a look at Austin’s most essential restaurants, take a look at the Eater 38 map, which highlights the city’s reliable dining offerings. Then there are the city’s newest cocktail spots, beer bars, brunch restaurants, tacos, burgers, and pizza.Read More