Suerte ~ "Foodie" Friday 8/3/18

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I've a unique spot for you to dine this week-end if you're in the mood for Mexican. Pulling up to this restaurant, you'll think you've been transported to the streets of Mexico and you never left East Austin! Have fun and enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of truly wonderful food and authentic ambiance.

 

 

 

SUERTE                             https://www.suerteatx.com/

The front door of this East Austin restaurant on E. 6th St. designed by local artist Aaron Michalovic will immediately catch your eye.  It features kind of a burst design with fanned layers of a dusty agave green, bubblegum pink and beautiful sky blue, the colors of Oaxaca Mexico's famous center. There is a window near the door with the words "No guns, be cool. Have fun" written on it. The interior is decked out with a light colored wood and hand-woven pale pink and grey textiles from a street artist owner Sam Hellman-Mass met in Oaxaca. There are wicker light fixtures, fresh flowers everywhere and mezcal jugs stand in the corner. There's a long bar with very heavy wooden & steel stools, and an assortment of tools & knick-knacks sitting on shelves. It truly is a beautiful restaurant, but, can get a little loud when the house is full so be prepared.  The impeccable service throughout the evening will make up for the lack of quiet conversation.

 

The backbone of Suerte's menu is the masa that is created in-house by a process where corn is soaked & cooked, then hulled and ground into dough to make the staple of their tostadas, tamales, tlacoyos, tlayudas and tortillas.  Here is a sampling of their delicious menus...on the Snackcidents menu there's Sweet Corn Esquites Con Fontina...Chips, Salsa y Caldera Cheddar... and Pork Cheek Molotes. On the Specialties menu there's Chicken Roulade with mole negro and tortillas...Fish a la Devil with oak grilled, bacon veracruzana, onion escabeche, salsa guacamole and tortillas...and...Goat Shoulder Barbacoa with mint epazote rub, charred tomato salsa, queso fresco served with an herb salad, avocado and tortillas.  When it comes time for dessert, the Sweet Menu has If You Got It, Flan it made with a duck egg cashew custard and molasses crumble served with apricot orange sorbet...Chamomile Panna Cotta with a masa cookie, white chocolate meringue and peaches & berries...and...Chocolate Con Churros, a stone ground house made Mexican hot chocolate with marshmallow, almonds and spices.

 

Check out Texas Monthly's review of Suerte....

 

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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Dorie. I love Mexican food and there is very little where I live. Makes me want to jump on a plane and call you for lunch.

Aug 03, 2018 05:34 AM #4
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Barbara Todaro
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Good morning, Dorie Dillard mexican has never been on my favorite list...but I did enjoy listening to Pat's Pick.... 

Aug 03, 2018 05:48 AM #5
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Grant Schneider
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Good morning Dorie - outstanding review.  I really love Mexican and they are the real thing with homemade local. I have not come accross one that sources like they do.  It must be a treat.

Aug 03, 2018 05:54 AM #6
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Dorie,

We enjoy Mexican food, and have it every so often.  We have a good one not far from us...This is Fiesta Weekend in SB and there will be plenty of places cooking up Fieta food.  A

Aug 03, 2018 07:24 AM #7
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Lottie Kendall
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Suerte's sound like a great place--I'm hungry just reading your post. 

Aug 03, 2018 07:28 AM #8
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Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
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Good morning Dorie Dillard, I love authentic Mexican food, as always, great review. 

Aug 03, 2018 07:43 AM #9
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
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Oh yum!  It's only 7:45 am here in Sacramento, but after viewing those pictures I'm ready for a good Mexican lunch!

Aug 03, 2018 07:43 AM #10
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
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Have to say this type of menu is not on my radar, but I know so many others who can't get enough of it!

Aug 03, 2018 08:58 AM #11
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
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Doesn't Suerte mean Luck?  This definitely sounds like a restaurant that I would enjoy trying!

Aug 03, 2018 09:09 AM #12
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Michael Jacobs
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Hello Dorie- - - what a lucky and fortunate dining find!

 

Aug 03, 2018 09:51 AM #13
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Amanda S. Davidson
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Dorie, Austin's food scene is the best of the best. Suerte would be a place I'd love to visit. Mexican food is delicious and with everything here being homemade I have to assume most leave in a food coma. Yum!

Aug 03, 2018 10:33 AM #14
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Pat Champion
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I love Mexican food my husband and I went to a new restaurant this weekend it was so delicious. Thanks for sharing. I hope you enjoy the weekend.

Aug 03, 2018 10:45 AM #15
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Kathy Streib
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Dorie- You have no idea how hungry I am for some good Mexican food!!!! Austin has to have some of the best and most innovative restaurants!!!

Aug 03, 2018 02:20 PM #16
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
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Hi Nina Hollander: We have so many great places to try its hard to keep up with them!

Hi Wayne Martin : Living in Texas you learn to like Mexican food!

Hi Roy Kelley : Thank you for stopping by and have a great week-end!

Aug 03, 2018 05:00 PM #17
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Hi Sheila Anderson : I never knew what Mexican Food was until I moved to Texas!

Hi Barbara Todaro : They actually make some foods you would probably eat!

Hi Grant Schneider : We have so many really great Mexican food restaurants to try in Austin.

Aug 03, 2018 05:03 PM #18
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Hi Ron and Alexandra Seigel : We get cravings for it every so often too so are picky with the restaurants we eat Mexican Food.

Hi Lottie Kendall : This one is a very authentic Mexican Restaurant!

Hi Beth Atalay : Than k you for stopping by and have a great week-end!

Aug 03, 2018 05:06 PM #19
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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I am not  a connoisseur but I sure do like Mexican food Dorie 😀...

Aug 03, 2018 06:26 PM #20
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Lisa Von Domek
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Darn it Dorie Dillard I have been "Jonesing" for Mexican food all week, now your post has put me over the edge!  LOL

Aug 03, 2018 07:19 PM #21
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You have put me in a merry mexican mood ...I know what is coming up on our menu....or maybe we will brave the heat and go out ! 

Aug 04, 2018 06:30 PM #22
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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as always another tempting and delicious foodie report from Dorie Dillard - you do such a great job of representing your community and the larger area beyond! 

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