Top Chef  competitor Drew Curren at 24 Diner brought Austinites a true diner, and a cozy neighborhood venue. The restaurant is constantly winning awards across the nation, with one of the latest from Food & Wine Magazine as having one of “The Best Chili in the US.”  If you don’t try their chili, order their Fried Chicken Biscuit with a glass of your favorite Sparkling Wine or Dad’s Cider with Bourbon and Apple Cider.

TIP: Open 24 hours, 7 days a week, exception of Wednesday from 1-6am.  

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Across the street from 24 Diner is Whole Foods Market, where they numerous activities throughout the year, including their Ice Rink is one of the most talked about holiday experiences in Austin.  The rink is located on the rooftop and offers fun for all ages from 11am-9pm.  They also a wide range of fun activities for the family including StoryTime, Cider Classes, Ornament Making and Gingerbread Workshops.  After your fun experience, stop inside for one of their delicious desserts in the Bakery or a warm drink from the Coffee Bar.

TIP:  You can find the latest schedule, and information about booking the skating online.

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Both Venues located within 600 North Lamar Blvd, near Downtown Austin.