Where to Score Zagat's Final Four Bar Foods in AustinBy Megan Giller
March 26, 2014
In a bar-food battle, what wins: Buffalo wings, French fries, onion rings or calamari? We’re pitting some of the best bar-food snacks against each other in our March Madness-inspired tournament. Here's where you can enjoy the final four picks, and be sure to vote on your favorites before end of day tomorrow.
Black Sheep Lodge’s smoked chipotle wings are even better dipped in blue cheese dressing.
The hot wings at Plucker’s are truly a victory in themselves.
The thick-cut steak fries at Black Star Co-Op have started and ended feuds.
Sweet potato fries at Phil’s Icehouse take the healthy tuber to a new level.
The perfect, crisp batter on the rings at newcomer El Sapo makes them stand out from the crowd.
For a classic, hit up Jeffrey’s and try their enormous onion ring as a side to your $70 steak.
Chef Shawn Cirkiel’s downtown restaurant Parkside takes frying to a new (upscale) level, then dusts the treats with paprika.
The baby squid at Barlata comes with fennel and a side of aioli, elevating the dish.