Barley Swine

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Chef Bryce Gilmore and Pastry Chef Kyle McKinney of Barley Swine - Austin, TX

2024 South Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 394-8150
www.barleyswine.com
Hours: Mon-Fri 6pm-11pm; Sat 5pm-11pm

Barley Swine’s dining rooming defies the mantra that “everything’s bigger in Texas.” There are just a handful of wooden high-tops and a few counter stools squeezed in front of this open kitchen—a perfect vantage point for diners to watch 2011 Austin Rising Star Chef Bryce Gilmore (and his t-shirt-clad crew) craft his Southern-inflected, farm-to-table cuisine. Caron got his start at Odd Duck Farm to Trailer, a food truck he opened in 2010. Barley Swine is its brick-and-mortar sibling, with more refined dishes and plating but the same strong sense of place. Barley Swine is a virtual trough of Texas ingredients with meat and veggies getting equal billing on the menu. Pastry Chef Kyle McKinney dips into the local pantry for his desserts, as well, to Christina-Tosi-esque desserts inspired by childhood favorites: candy bars and bowls of cereal.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Crab-stuffed Crepe, Soft Scrambled Egg, Morel Mushrooms, and Pickled Summer Squash
  • Grilled Rabbit Terrine, Bacon-Liver Mousse, French Breakfast Radishes, and Sweet Texas Onions
  • Hazelnut Cake, Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Mousse, Caramel Cremeux, and Honey-Almond Nougat

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