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Breakfast-Lake Travis area??

I second Java Dive! My husband and I went once for the weekend brunch (there was even live acoustic music). Anyhow, what I remember most were the home-fried potatoes. They had this smokey paprika-y seasoning and we really enjoyed them. The Sunday brunch menu was pretty extensive...all the normal fair (but healthier and BETTER versions of everything): omelettes, breakfast tacos/plates, waffles, etc. and they serve Ezekiel toast, which I love. The owner, Ronnie (sp?) came over to our table asked how everything was...nice guy. Lastly, I think it was in the Statesmen...something about Java Dive having one of the best Americano coffees in the city. And the coffee really was excellent. Roasted right on the premise. Unfortunately we live about an hour from Austin but do always make it a point to visit Java Dive when we're in town.

Java Dive Cafe
1607 Ranch Road 620 N, Lakeway, TX 78734

Nov 09, 2010
cmcgee in Austin

Mexican Wedding/Russian Tea Cookies in Austin?

If an "Italian Wedding Cookie" is the same (and I think it is), then you MUST try the wedding cookies at Enoteca on South Congress. Melt in your mouth good. It was even better than my mom's homemade Italian Wedding Cookies (and bigger too) . I'm from Pittsburgh, PA where cookie tables RULE at weddings. We would be proud to put these on any cookie table.

Feb 07, 2010
cmcgee in Austin