An Austin Landmark since 1978
HOW IT ALL BEGAN....
We moved from Denton to Austin in 1978 at the tail end of Austins golden age when rent was cheap, traffic was light, and the Capitol was still the tallest building downtown. Kenny had the promise of a loan from his dad. Joni had plans to attend UT and Austin was on the move, testing its entrepreneurial wings as hippies joined the workforce.
Into this scene Kenny brought his dream of a restaurant, inspired two years earlier by a Santa Barbara breakfast joint where he learned to flip eggs and omelettes. Housed in a tourist-tacky block close to the beach, Omelettes, Etc was a place that served wholesome and healthy food cooked to order and made fresh daily....read more