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Old 02-22-2012, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Big fan of Koriente on E 7th between Red River and Frontage rd. - great affordable healthy options.
Yes! Koriente rules.
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Old 02-22-2012, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Sprouts for groceries
Central Market maybe?

Depends where you are in Austin as well. There used to be a "fast" food healthy shop on Burnet but for the life of me I can't seem to place the name.
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Austin
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There are tons of Vietnamese restaurants up north that serve the kind of food you're looking for. Try Sunflower, Le Soleil, Pho Hoang, Pho Saigon, etc.
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:22 AM
 
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thanks for all the suggestions... please keep them coming...

in answering the question about where, we prefer central/downtown area, we live in the Rollingwood/West Lake Hills area
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:46 AM
 
Location: Central Texas
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I would kill to have more organic, vegetarian-friendly, gluten-free friendly cafes around town.
I am completely uninterested in these kinds of restaurants.
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:08 AM
 
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You can get healthy food at Kerby Lane, but it is always like a freezer in there, and it takes forever to get the food. So we have stopped going. If you like shivering for 45 minutes then eating, it would be fine.
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:58 AM
 
Location: Volcano
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You can get healthy food at Kerby Lane, but it is always like a freezer in there, and it takes forever to get the food. So we have stopped going. If you like shivering for 45 minutes then eating, it would be fine.
Specifics! Which one are you talking about? There are 4 of them.
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:52 AM
 
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I am completely uninterested in these kinds of restaurants.
That works out great for you, because there are very few around!

Believe me, we like to eat the "good stuff" too...and there is a plethora of that around Austin - bbq, Mexican, burgers, fried inventions, donuts, cupcakes, etc. But better long term for these things to be enjoyed in moderation...and helps if there are some convenient healthy alternatives around.

An example - Austin Java actually has some very healthy and delicious options...
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Old 02-23-2012, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
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Also just thought of Bouldin Creek Cafe, on South First. It's exclusively vegetarian, but definitely healthy food.
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Old 02-24-2012, 05:13 AM
 
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Specifics! Which one are you talking about? There are 4 of them.
The one close to us is on William Cannon. I don't know about the others.
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