City Guide 2013
Published: February 28, 2013
Artsy Southtown claims some of the city’s greatest restaurant finds.
For those who have yet to venture into this eclectic district, here’s a short list of spots you may want to try — Lauren Silva
Serving up American cuisine, Mark Bliss' menu rotates, based on availability of seasonal ingredients. Menu staples include the Australian lamb loin, Maine scallops, and a vegetarian mushroom gnocchi.
926 S Presa
This Southtown gem turns comfort food classics into fine dining treats and changes its menu frequently. Po-Boys, smoked brisket, and grilled cheese sandwiches never tasted like this in Gram's kitchen.
1127 S St. Mary's
Bite Restaurant draws its inspiration from all things retro and features a compact menu offering smaller plates. Menu highlights are the lobster springs rolls, lamb chop Provençale, and octopus carpaccio.
1012 S Presa
Housed in an old nunnery, Liberty is loved for their hefty bread and creative appetizers, lightly charred quail in piquant green mole, and Virginia Green's chocolate cake.
1111 S Alamo
Fairly new restaurant Feast opened in 2011 and offers small tapa-like plates. Highlights include the roasted gold Yukon potato chips, French toast, pork tenderloin and mac 'n' cheese.
1024 S Alamo
The Station Café opened in 2006 and features homemade pizza, sandwiches, soups and salads. Offerings include a vegan tuna sandwich, southwestern pizza, a pulled pork sandwich and more.
108 King William