The Mediterranean Chef

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Recommended stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No Parking validation? No — small parking lot and street parking Lawd, we’ve had a hectic few weeks over here. The baby — as they’re wont to do — has suddenly thrown a wrench in her nap schedule, and it’s gotten tough to leaveContinue reading “The Mediterranean Chef”

Central Market Café 

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Recommended stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? No need — big parking lot Central Market is a bougie paradise. This grocery store is the epitome of posh living. Their produce section alone is worth a couple hours of your time.They have about 20 varieties of apples. Their herbContinue reading “Central Market Café “

Fareground Austin

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? Yes, 50% off — keep your receipt Oh y’all, Fareground Austin is *everything.* If you’re not familiar, it’s Austin’s first food hall, with 6 eateries featuring made to order global cuisine. It’s a posh food court downtown in the 111 Congress building,Continue reading “Fareground Austin”

Brentwood Social House

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes! Parking validation? No need — big parking lot Is there anything bougier than a coffee shop with a massage chair? Maybe a cocktail bar that sells kimonos. Ooohhh if that exists, sign us UP. The former, however, definitely exists, and it’s called Brentwood SocialContinue reading “Brentwood Social House”

Spokesman Highland

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No Parking validation? No need — big parking lot It’s tough getting out of the house with a baby. They’re on their own schedule, so even if you manage to time their feedings and changes just right, you’re suddenly ravenous and/or have to use theContinue reading “Spokesman Highland”

Nervous Charlie’s

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? No need — big parking lot New Yorkers know how to make a lot of things. Skyscrapers. Live theater. Thin crust pizza. And bagels. Their bagels are the best in the world, and if you ask any local why their pizza andContinue reading “Nervous Charlie’s”

Little Deli

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No sadly Parking validation? No need — big parking lot If you’ve ever felt the urge to wax poetic about a deli, then you might be bougie. Allow me to demonstrate. There are a handful of New York/New Jersey-style delis in Austin, but Little DeliContinue reading “Little Deli”

Gabriela’s Downtown

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? No, sadly — even their lot is pay to play Tex-Mex is a staple of the Austin food scene, and there are literally *hundreds* of places to get your queso fix. Once you’re traveling with the baby, however, the game done changed.Continue reading “Gabriela’s Downtown”

Ichiban

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No — plan accordingly Parking validation? No need — free parking lot out front We’re nowhere near the sea, but every bougie parent has the odd sushi craving. Driving 200 miles to the sea with a baby is quite the undertaking, but brava if you’reContinue reading “Ichiban”

JOI Asian Bistro

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes! Parking validation? No need — lots of free parking at the Domain Every bougie parent enjoys the odd trip to The Domain, but come lunchtime it can be overwhelming if the baby is in tow. You’re spoiled for choice, but so much of thatContinue reading “JOI Asian Bistro”