Red Ash Italia
Time Out says
The freshest garlic bread, daily homemade pastas, specially aged steaks carved by the ounce in the kitchen according to your preference—all of the Northern and Southern Italian specialties at Red Ash, a welcome addition to Austin’s fine dining scene, scream made-to-order. Pick a quiet spot in the modest-sized yet well-spaced dining room, or sit at the chef’s counter and you will witness firsthand the top-notch culinary crew members, led by owner/executive chef John Carver, as they bring out the best in an array of locally sourced ingredients. And unlike most other ATX restaurants of a similar caliber, this one is open seven days a week starting at 5pm, which means it's suitable for a late lunch, early dinner or a romantic date before moving on to a nearby late-night drinks spot. There's also a daily happy hour, which runs until 6:30pm and offers a meals-worth of mouthwatering small plates ($7 apiece) along with a superb selection of wines, beers and cocktails (each $2 off per glass).