Vespaio is one of the best Italian restaurants in Austin. Their pasta dishes are very yummy. But, make sure to leave some room for dessert! Try the tiramisu!
Reid's "lost" two of my dry cleaning shirts. They also gave me someone else's shirt in my laundry. Luckily, they were able to track these down, but now they get a vote of NO CONFIDANCE.
I was a bit intimidated by Bethany's size at first. I have quickly come to appreciate it! They have GREAT programs, offer really good classes, and the children's programming is wonderful!
I have two children in the Mother's Day Out program at Abiding Love Lutheran CDC. They are very happy there. I really like that they offer a choice of 1,2, or 3 days a week.
PROS: great child care
This place is really interesting to visit. You feel as if you've stepped back a few decades into old Austin. The food is delicious (make sure to try the mac n cheese!)
PROS: Great food
This is a GREAT sandwich place hidden away on E. Cesar Chavez. The sandwiches are ALWAYS delicious. It's in a cute little building with ample parking, but can be hard to find the first time.
PROS: Food is great!
CONS: Need more than one!
The good thing about the Natural Gardener is not only are you getting great plants, but the staff is phenomenal in helping you make your selections. John's radio station is also very helpful for gardeners.
The San Jose is a real gem on South Congress. It has been picked up, dusted off, and truly shines. It is great for an overnight stay, or just for drinks.
PROS: GREAT VIBE.
Amy's Ice Cream is an Austin original. Their flavors are interesting, unusual, and have never disappointed. Make sure to try the Mexican Vanilla! I love it with crushins!
PROS: flavor creativity
This is a convenient, quick lunch. The sandwiches, soups, and baked goods are great. Everyone I have ever taken there has agreed these are the best peanut butter cookies in all of Austin.