Rosewood ~ "Foodie" Friday 11/30/18

Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899

It's the end of November and tomorrow is the first of December so holiday activities and shopping are in full swing! My recommendation this week is for a restaurant rich in historic details  close to downtown, sitting on a hill on Rosewood Avenue in East Austin; it's definitely worth a trip for an outstanding meal and to enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday! 



Rosewood Restaurant is an historic Queen Anne Victorian style home built in 1890 that overlooks East Austin entertainment district with a view of the Austin skyline.  Rosewood was designed to feel open and welcome while embracing the historic details of the home with the hardwood floors, vintage moldings, shiplap accents and 10 ft. ceilings.  As you move through the restaurant, the atmosphere goes from lively to a more intimate setting. There are 2 identical fireplaces that separate the front of the home from the back.  For dining there's the main dining room with 12 tables, a private dining room for 12 and seating is also available at the Chef's Counter where you can watch the magic happen. If the weather is nice, you can also dine or just have a cocktail outside on the lawn and the spacious deck.


A sampling of what is on their menus -  you can start with something from the Vegetables menu: Amberjack Ceviche with leche de tigre, sastuma and almond...Shrimp Jambalaya with oysters, soffrito and candied lemon or try the Grilled Oysters with parsley butter and grilled bolillo.   The Fish menu has Smoked Octopus with confit potatoes and kale chimichurri...Gulf Snapper with apples, marigold mint and hazelnut mole... or Fried Catfish with thai chili butter, coleslaw and hush puppies. On the Meat menu there's Crispy Quail with cornbread dressing, dried cherries and giblet gravy...Fried Chicken with puya chile, peanut and ginger...or try House Charcuterie with pan de campo, persimmon preserves and whipped chevre.  For dessert, try some Spiced Squash Cake with goat cheese mousse, pecan toffee and ginger sorbet... or a slice of Pecan Pie with bourbon whipped cream, madagascar vanilla ice cream and dark chocolate ganache...or try the Texas Sheet Cake with creamsicle ice cream and horchata whipped cream. If you want dessert but are too full - pick up a Cookie For the Road.


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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Good morning, Dorie. I'd go to Rosewood just to see the house. We have a similar place in Charlotte called McNinch House, which seats maybe a dozen people... you need to make reservations weeks and weeks in advance... but it's an experience to dine in that gorgeous Victorian.

Nov 30, 2018 04:06 AM #1
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Sounds like a wonderful place Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR , have a good Friday

Nov 30, 2018 04:46 AM #2
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Dorie. I love the style of this building and the food sounds great too.

Nov 30, 2018 05:24 AM #3
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Home and Condo Specialists

Looks like a  charming restaurant Dorie, and the food must be delicious too.

Nov 30, 2018 05:30 AM #4
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Dorie -  this would be a great place to have a private family celebration.  I am sure you need to book in advance.

Nov 30, 2018 05:49 AM #5
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Dorie, I'd go for the charm alone, love quaint restaurants like Rosewood. The menu looks delicious too, fried catfish and hush puppies caught my eye.

Nov 30, 2018 05:52 AM #6
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Dorie. Now that is a mouth watering post! Enjoy your day!

Nov 30, 2018 06:20 AM #7
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR the menu sounds interesting....but the ambiance must be spectacular....

Nov 30, 2018 06:36 AM #8
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I enjoy places like this and the menu sounds delicious, you have so many great options in your area!

Nov 30, 2018 06:43 AM #9
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good morning,  Dorie- - -Rosewood appears to be a must-go destination.   Ambiance and an excellent dining experience. 

Nov 30, 2018 07:21 AM #10
Anita Clark
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

Dorie: As always, your Foodie Friday choices always sound so good. I have no doubt Rosewood is a place worth trying.

Nov 30, 2018 10:22 AM #11
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

Mmm.....some tasty menu items we would LOVE to try !

Nov 30, 2018 10:34 AM #12
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What great food on the menu.  And I enjoyed reading your description of the ambiance of the place. A

Nov 30, 2018 12:33 PM #13
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Dorie OK it is almost dinner time and you just made me extra hungry

Nov 30, 2018 01:36 PM #14
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Dorie- Austin has such a wide range of creative restaurants. Rosewood's menu is one of the most creative I've seen. 

Nov 30, 2018 05:12 PM #15
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I wish we could join you for dinner at Rosewood.

Have a lovely weekend.

Dec 01, 2018 07:18 AM #16
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

OH, that sound just like a restaurant here in Charlotte - built in 1892, Dorie! The Victorian's owner lives in the upstairs and the views of Charlotte's Uptown are stunning! There are 10 fireplaces in the home and the creaky wood floors are filled with so much character! They can't seat as many as Rosewood (only 40) but, when you reserve a table, it's yours for the entire evening! The ambiance is fabulous!

As for Rosewood, you had me at oysters!! When I visit you, this would be a top pick, Dorie!

Dec 02, 2018 07:07 PM #17
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