But if you feel strongly about a unifying idea for your night, make it mezcal and start at Las Perlas. They have a huge selection, as well as tequila and plenty of beers for your friend who says that “mezcal tastes like bandaids.” And if you need something else to convince people to come here, there’s a food truck in the back with grilled tacos that will have you asking for extra tortillas to shove into your pockets for later.
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Despite being located in a unimpressive office building, Small Victory is actually a very cool, very reliable bar for your downtown drinking needs.
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Whole Foods Market
The Whole Foods flagship store is still one of the most dependable places to pick up lunch in the entire city.
La Tunita 512
The trailer La Tunita 512 in South Austin serves bright-red beef birria - a style of taco originally from Tijuana - and consome.
At Tejas Birria in Buda, they’re serving birria and quesabirria tacos, and they’ve also got birria ramen, birria kimbab, and birria grilled cheese.
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