Jack Gilmore’s Austin Address Book

3rd March 2015

Interview: Adam Park
Photographs: James Scheuren


The Texan chef notifies us about “the best burger on the planet” and recommends three great Austin food markets


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1717 West Sixth Street, #210R, Austin, TX 78703. +1 512.982.1550,
Modern American fare in the north of the city. “Really good burgers and salads,” says Jack.


2027 Anchor Ln, Austin TX 78723. +1 512 614 2260,
Mostly outdoor restaurant famous for their innovative rabbit dishes. “Incredible. They always come up with amazing stuff.”


408 East 43rd Street, Austin TX 78751. +1 512 451 1218,
Simple, elegant Italian cuisine. “It’s run by my favourite chef, Emmett Fox. Have the pasta and osso buco.”


303 Red River St, Austin TX 78701. +1 512 236 9599,
Grilled meats and cocktails, with a great Sunday brunch. “Incredible southern food.”


1400 South Congress Ave, Austin TX 78704. +1 512 243 7505,
On our visit to Hopdoddy we had the El Diablo, which according to Jack is “Hands down the best burger on the planet”. It was pretty damn good.


Downtown market

Republic Square Park, 4th and Guadalupe. 020 7368 4500,
“We buy all our produce from the farmers’ market. The farmers pick everything on Friday and we buy it on Saturday, so it’s as fresh as can be. I take a hundred bucks and buy everything that looks good.”

Barton Creek farmers market

3031 Tamarron Blvd, Austin, TX 78746, (Saturday only)
“This is another great market.”

Quality Seafood market

5621 Airport Blvd. Austin, Tx 78751. +1 512-452-3820 (Closed Sundays)
“The fish here is straight out of the Gulf of Mexico.”

Posted 3rd March 2015

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Interview: Adam Park
Photographs: James Scheuren

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