Five Texas Eateries Are on the 2021 ‘New York Times’ Favorite Restaurants List

Five Texas Eateries Are on the 2021 ‘New York Times’ Favorite Restaurants List

Arjav Ezekiel and Tracy Malechek-Ezekiel stand at the counter of Birdie’s, in Austin.On October 12, the New York Times released its 2021 Restaurants List. The fifty picks, which comprise “the most vibrant and delicious restaurants in 2021,” include five Texas businesses that showcase the diversity of our state’s gastronomy. Among them are two Mexican restaurants, a barbecue joint, and a soul-food eatery. According to the introduction, together all of the picks “reflect the rich mosaic of American dining.”But the list and the restaurants named on it do much more than that. The editorial feature comes at a time when restaurants continue to struggle from the impact of COVID restrictions, the prohibition of mask mandates, and staffing shortages. One of the businesses recognized, Sylvia’s in Brownsville, is among them. Dallas native, Texas Monthly contributor, and New York Times…View Original Post

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