Dine Around Austin

On the way to work and hungry for migas or breakfast tacos?  Heading out to lunch and craving a great deli sandwich or grilled chicken fajitas served with guacamole and pico de gallo? Or maybe you’re just craving a fresh cold press juice full of nutritious vegetables and fruits.

Komen Austin’s wildly popular Dine Out for the Cure is back this spring! From March 8th-10th, you will have the opportunity to enjoy 14 of Austin’s restaurants and eateries with over 30 participating locations to choose from.  Enjoy good cuisine in Central Texas while contributing a portion of the tab to saving lives locally and fighting breast cancer globally.

For breakfast, lunch or dinner head out to participating restaurants for Dine Out for the Cure and enjoy yummy food ranging from Tex-Mex, Hill Country cuisine, Indian, Chinese and Asian and much more!  Bon Appetite!

dinner.jpg

Below is a Q & A with a few of our participating restaurants:

Benji’s Cantina

  • What is your most popular dish?

Our most popular dish is our signature fajitas, which are made from the finest ingredients available, grilled to tender perfection, and served in a sizzling anafre. Accompanied by guacamole, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream and your choice of our homemade corn or flour tortillas.

Benji's Cantina- fajitas

Benji’s Cantina signature fajitas

  • What is a great healthy menu option?

Benji’s offers multiple salad options that feature perfectly seasoned and grilled proteins, lettuce and dressings(which can be ordered on the side). We also offer a small portion of fajitas, our Señorita Fajita plate. This can be shrimp, chicken or beef fajitas and, when paired with the right accompaniments, it is both healthy and delicious!

  •  How would you describe your style of cuisine in 3 words?

Unique, Flavorful and Tex-Mex.

  •  Do you or your staff have a personal connection to breast cancer?

Many of our staff have dealt with breast cancer on some level, including relatives and close friends. We are all so thankful to the Susan G. Komen® organization for allowing us to be a part of an event that raises money to fight breast cancer!

Veracruz All Natural 

  • What is your most popular dish?

The migas and fish taco.

  • What is a great healthy menu option?

La Reyna taco (egg whites, carrots, mushrooms, red bell pepper, spinach, onions, cilantro, Monterrey cheese, avocado)

  • How would you describe your style of cuisine in 3 words?

Fresh, Authentic and Mexican.

  • Do you or your staff have a personal connection to breast cancer?

Co-owner Reyna Vazquez – her husband Ryan has a sister who is a breast cancer survivor!

 

Daily Greens Juice Bar

  • What is your most popular drink?

Our most popular drink is Purity. Pure and simple greens with a touch of lemon.

  • What is a great healthy menu option?

As mentioned before, we do not serve food dishes. However, our Founder and CEO, Shauna Martin, has a Daily Greens™ 4-Day Cleanse book which features several raw recipes to make throughout your cleanse experience.  Shauna’s red cabbage & walnut salad is a perfect spring time dish. This fun and hearty salad came about as she was preparing for a hamburger cookout. She needed something to complement all the burgers and pickles, and this salad was an instant hit.

RedCabbageWalnutSalad (daily greens)

Shawna’s Red Cabbage and Walnut Salad

  • How would you describe your style of juice bar in 3 words?

Green, Refreshing and Fun.

  • Do you or your staff have a personal connection to breast cancer?

Our Founder & CEO, Shauna Martin, is a breast cancer survivor. She has been cancer free for 10 years!

Carmelo’s Ristorante Italiano

  • What is your most popular dish?

Red Snapper Mango​

RED SNAPPER MANGO HIGH RES PHOTO (2)

Carmelo’s Red Snapper Mango

  • What is a great healthy menu option?

Sea Bass – roasted or grilled with tomato, garlic and onion. (Check out their gluten free and vegetarian menus as well!)

  • How would you describe your style of cuisine in 3 words?

​  Italian and Freshly prepared​.

McAlister’s Deli  

  • What is your most popular dish?

McAlister’s Club

McAlister's Club  Sweet Tea

McAlister’s Club

  • What is a great healthy menu option?

Lite Choose 2 | Half a Southwest Turkey Melt (390 calories) and our new Southwest Vegetable Soup (110 calories).

  • How would you describe your style of cuisine in 3 words?

American, Regional and Favorites.

  • Do you or your staff have a personal connection to breast cancer?

Breast cancer hits close to home here in the corporate office, but also in the lives of our General Managers and Team Member’s that work in our 63 locations. Just in our corporate office, six out of the 18 of us have had a close family member diagnosed with breast cancer. Additionally, McAlister’s Deli Marketing Manager, Amy Dickey’s mom is an eight year breast cancer survivor. Her mom was diagnosed at Stage 3 back in 2007. She underwent 8 chemotherapy treatments, 30 rounds of daily radiation and a double mastectomy.

The Leaning Pear 

leaning pear crab cake

The Leaning Pear crab cake

  • What is your most popular dish?

Crab cakes are probably our best seller.

  • What is a great healthy menu option?

We have many great healthy options from our Kale Salad at lunch to the Grilled Steelhead Trout for dinner.

  • How would you describe your style of cuisine in 3 words?

Hill-country inspired

  • Do you or your staff have a personal connection to breast cancer?

Several members of our crew have been personally touched by friends and family members who have suffered from breast cancer.

 


 

Go get your grub on at the restaurants below! #DineOutATX


-Komen Austin

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s