Hilltop Views

Historic restaurant a go-to for any meal

Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

If you want to sound extra Austin-savvy to your friends, tell them you’ve been to a restaurant so historic that it appears on Austin’s first-ever hand-drawn map.Cenote, a trendy neighborhood café located in East Austin, ...

Café Crêpe’s sugary, savory treats for finicky food critics

Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

Most people who have never had crêpes describe them as “thin pancakes” often filled up with different ingredients.Yet, besides the fact that both are delicious, they don’t really have a lot in common.Crêpes are the typic...

TACO: Tamale House East

Life & Arts Editor

March 30, 2015

A 'taco issue' was my idea, but in the end it's been the most anxiety-giving experience of my Hilltop Views career. Even after a weekend of intense taco soul-searching, I'm still hesitant because there are just too many good t...

TACOS: Chi’lantro

Online Editor in Chief

March 30, 2015

Some of the best tacos in Austin can be found at the food truck-turned-restaurant responsible for the perfect marriage between Mexican and Korean food: Chi’lantro.Chi’lantro doesn’t limit their menu to just tacos (shoutou...

Gourmands delivers pub, grub, neighborly atmosphere

Copy Editor

February 16, 2015

Sandwiches play an integral role in the life of a college student.Nothing brings you back down to earth or out from depths of stress like a delicious sandwich.One place I like to go to seek refuge is Gourmands Neighborhood Pub. I...

Pho-nominal Vietnamese cafes right around the corner

Copy Editor

February 6, 2015

Food and Austin go hand in hand, but in a city where food is everywhere, where does one find the real deal?Everyone wants to be the friend who knows the coolest new spot in town, but sometimes the older places go overlooked. As ...

The best stuffing about Thanksgiving

Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

Thanksgiving began as a way to thank the Native Americans for helping the less than adequate pilgrims figure out how to feed themselves. It continued throughout our history slowly losing its meaning and becoming a holiday devo...

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