Fresa's Chicken al Carbon is a riff on the Mexican drive-thru chicken joints popular throughout Austin. Launched by a group of successful local restaurateurs, Fresa's sells take-away meals of whole chickens cooked over charcoal, freshly made tortillas, and beans and rice. It stands out from the pack by using only pasture-raised chickens from a local family farm.
Fresa's Chicken al Carbon
With several new restaurants opening every month, there's no shortage of great places to eat in Austin. But because most of these new places typically charge $20 to $30 per entrée, it can be hard on both your stomach and your wallet to keep up. Don't feel too bad for us Austinites, though—there are plenty of budget-friendly options out there if you know where to look. Here are ten of our favorites!