To welcome you to our hometown for the 63rd Annual Session and Scientific Assembly at the Hilton Austin Hotel July 11-15, the TAFP staff compiled a list of our favorite downtown restaurants. From elegant to home cookin’, there’s something for everyone! See the list below for each staff member’s recommendation, organized by distance from the Hilton Austin Hotel.
>> View more top downtown Austin restaurants as profiled previously on our blog by our multimedia intern and downtown authority, Haley, at www.tafp.org/blog/12.06.11/annual-session-restaurant-guide.
504 East 5th Street (between Neches and Red River)
Distance from the Hilton: 1 block or 285 feet
By Haley Dawson
Austin has become known for its unique and exquisite dining experience. Adhering to the “Keep Austin Weird” philosophy, Austinites are serious about supporting local business. As such, you’ll find restaurants in Austin unlike any others you’ve visited before. Because this year’s Annual Session takes place in the heart of downtown within walking distance of many top-rated eateries, why not spend an evening or two taking advantage of all the capitol city has to offer? Whether you dine on interior Mexican, authentic Italian pizza, or fancy barbeque, you’re sure to leave with a fully sated palate. Listed below are just a few restaurants of the dozens to choose from.
1. Chez Nousmore
This Friday we kick off the two-day Family Medicine Chief Resident Conference, held in conjunction with the new UNTHSC Faculty Development Center. We’re excited to facilitate lectures, panel discussions, and hands-on skills workshops to give these family medicine leaders the skills they need for a challenging year ahead.
As always, TAFP staff is happen to answer any onsite questions or concerns. You’ll always find someone at our registration desk, located on the 37th floor in front on the Majestic 1 room of the Sheraton Dallas Hotel.
Read on for more information on what you need to know to have a great conference. We look forward to seeing you in Dallas!more