Bits & Druthers
While it’s probably not a bad idea, humans do not live on health food alone. If your cheat day calls for something lip-smacking delish, head east and look for the great big Union Jack. The oh-so- British trailer design is an honest preview of what you’ll find; what many are call- ing the best fish and chips in town. If this convincing culinary trip across the pond leaves you feeling disoriented, never fear—just wash that crispy cod and those pillowy potatoes down with a bottle of Mexican Coke.
1001 e. 6th St., 361-850-0645
Remember when a trip downtown meant shambling up and down 6th Street or wandering the Warehouse District, followed by a haphazard slice of pizza and a full order of regret? Thank goodness that’s over. Now drinks can be followed (or accompanied) by the tropical flavors of the West African coast—sharing the limelight with influences from France, New York, and Texas. Butt-up to Bar 96, this fusion-focused is also a very friendly find. Starry, starry nights and sunny, sunny Sunday mornings are both a little richer (and healthier) with choices like tender lamb burgers, roasted curry veggie wraps, a daily quiche, and a lamb feta meatball platter.
90 rainey St., 512-487-7222, cazamance.com