There’s an open seat at the bar for you at The Bonneville – a new Austin bar and restaurant hiding alongside Ceaser Chavez between Colorado and Lavaca.
With two classically trained French chefs behind the kitchen, don’t expect typical bar food to emerge from the kitchen.
…step in for ‘elevated comfort food’
Instead step in for ‘elevated comfort food’ – think Creamy Bacon & Egg Ravioli with Parmigiano Reggiano, Chicken “Under a Brick” with an Heirloom Tomato Salad, or a classic Margherita pizza.
At the Bonneville you can also take comfort in the experience of your bartender. The bar manager, Chris Dalaku, has been
The bar manager has been serving up drinks for 18 years
serving up drinks for 18 years and he’s more than happy to offer up his expansive pool of knowledge – if you inquire about any part of the cocktail making process, the spirits involved, or even how a specific cocktail received its name. Let him guide you to a few ‘classics with a twist’ – reinvented traditions made with only the highest quality ingredients.
Our picks…the Classic Margherita pizza with a Bee’s Knees cocktail
Our picks, if you’re hoping to grab a cocktail and a bite to eat without glancing at a menu, would be the Classic Margherita pizza with a Bee’s Knees cocktail – a drink that had quite a few of us nodding in assurance.
There is both experience and craft on display at The Bonneville – and it’s a place we recommend stopping in to see for yourself.
Photography: Chris Perez