Although Frank is known for its creative hot dogs and sausage sandwiches made with nontraditional meats like antelope, venison, and kangaroo, it also boasts an extensive selection of fries, including chili cheese and Reuben waffle fries. Its cold beer menu includes gluten-free ales, rare craft beers, and ciders.
La Barbecue is a permanently placed BBQ trailer serving up delicious brisket, house-made sausages, ribs, and pulled pork in East Austin. A BYOB policy and live music on Saturday and Sunday only sweeten the deal.
Cupcake Wars winners Olivia and Steve O'Neal bring you Sugar Mama's Bakeshop, which delivers with deliciousness like their chocolate James Brown cupcake, the vanilla-topped-with-Madagascar-Bourbon-Vanilla-buttercream Marilyn Monroe, and the truly outlandish -- a Carrot Cake cupcake.
Nothing compares to the lovingly simmered broth made at Ramen Tatsu-ya. The gang here has managed to create a cult classic with their menu. Try their signature bowl of ramen is a rich, complex, pork bone broth filled with thin noodles, tender chashu pork (soy braised pork belly), a marinated soft boiled egg, wood ear mushrooms, scallions, and your choice of add-ins. There is often a line but service moves lightning fast.