Farm to Table is a trendy scene for the foodies across the nation, but Eden East takes it to a whole new level. This gorgeous restaurant is located right on the grounds of Springdale Farms, and serves up delicious meals based on the foods being harvested for the season. January is a time for Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots and Celery; and you can find out the week’s menu for Thursday, Friday or Saturday dinner on their Facebook page.
TIP: Reservations required through Open Table. BYOB. Allergies can be emailed in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Springdale Farms is an urban market in East Austin, providing fresh produce for many of the top restaurants throughout Austin and twice named Edible Communities Local Hero. Visit on Wednesday and Saturdays from 9AM-1PM to pick up vegetables, fruits, flowers, eggs or jams fresh from the garden. What a healthy habit to start for 2014!
TIP: Venue also available for parties, weddings and hosts special events throughout the year.
Whether you eat dinner at Eden East or pick up vegetables at Springdale Farms, make sure to stop at Zhi Tea, a cozy tea shop down the street. This local organic tea shop was started as a dream of Jeffrey Lorien, who has passion to guide you through the best teas in the shop. Try the Signature Blend, Turkish Spice Mint, and buy refill packs online.
TIP: Check out the website for great tips on tea in general, and also techniques, such as steeping.
All 3 venues located within 1500 feet of 755 Springdale Road in East Austin.