Austin February 09, 2018
If You Grew Up In Austin, You Definitely Love These 9 Classic Dishes
It’s no secret that Austinites
love food. From spicy Tex Mex meals to indulgently sweet desserts, we never lose an opportunity to treat ourselves. If you grew up in Austin, you definitely love these nine iconic dishes.
Eggs, cheese, and tortilla chips are scrambled together to create a truly mesmerizing meal. If you grew up in Austin, chances are you've eaten these at Cisco's dozens of times.
Ahhh... sweet, smoky brisket. If Austin locals have a Kryptonite, it's this. We would do almost anything for some melt-in-your-mouth barbecue.
3. Chicken fried steak
The best kind of chicken fried steak is crispy on the outside and smothered in rich gravy. You haven't lived until you've tasted this dish at The Broken Spoke.
This scrumptious Czech pastry will kickstart your morning in the best way possible. Savory or sweet, there's no denying the appeal of this yummy breakfast dish.
5. Chips and queso
Everyone in Austin has a healthy obsession with queso. Rich, creamy, and a little spicy, this scrumptious snack is totally irresistible.
We've been called the most taco obsessed city in the US, and it's easy to see why. You'll find taco trailers, restaurants, and pop-up shops along every street corner in Austin. There's no limit to the creativity these chefs can fit inside a tortilla.
7. Chicken and waffles
Chicken and waffles: one of the most delicious combinations to ever exist. When crispy fried chicken meets the fluffy waffle, magic happens. Pour that maple syrup as liberally as you want.
8. Mexican vanilla ice cream
After you've had Mexican vanilla ice cream, you'll never want to go back to the regular stuff. Amy's Ice Cream does it better than anyone else.
9. Fried pickles
This salty indulgent snack will make your mouth water. Fried pickles taste even better when dunked in a jalapeno ranch dressing.
What’s your favorite Austin dish?