Best of Fooda Austin 2019 | Fooda

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When we’re looking for restaurant partners, we’re searching for the best of the best from trendy downtown restaurants to scrappy food trucks to hidden-gem mom and pops. We’re proud of our roster and each year we celebrate it with the Best of Fooda awards, asking you to choose your favorites. The votes are in, and here are your winners for Austin’s Best of Fooda 2019.

Best Mexican | Single Best Lunch – Tacodeli

Tacodeli’s menu is inspired by Mexico City’s taquerias and Austin’s vibrant restaurant scene. Most of the ingredients they use are sustainably harvested from 20+ local farmers, ranchers, and fishermen. This means that their tacos are organic and remarkably fresh from the Papadulce with roasted sweet potato, corn, peppers, caramelized onions, and pepitas to the Puerco Verdo with organic pork shoulder, salsa verde, queso fresco, cilantro, and onion.

Best BBQ – Down South BBQ

1716 West Howard Lane, Austin, Texas 78728

Down South BBQ piles plates high with sliced brisket, pecan-smoked pulled pork, and smoked sausage links. Sides of baked beans, homemade potato salad, mac and cheese, and nostalgia-inducing Rice Krispy treats round out meals.

Best Asian – Bamboo Bistro

11101 Burnet Road, A-100, Austin, TX 78758
6818 West Gate Blvd, Austin, TX 78745

Bamboo Bistro prepares Chinese, Japanese, and Thai food using zero trans-fat vegetable oil and no MSG. Customer favorites include crispy wontons filled with cream cheese, vegetarian spring rolls dipped in peanut sauce, Sesame Chicken, and Teriyaki Tofu with broccoli, carrots, and green onions.