Swift’s Attic, Swift’s Attic, located in the heart of downtown Austin on the city’s famous Congress Avenue, and occupying a second floor space above the legendary Elephant ... Read more
Swift’s Attic, Swift’s Attic, located in the heart of downtown Austin on the city’s famous Congress Avenue, and occupying a second floor space above the legendary Elephant Room, brings forth style and dimension from its historic interior to its menu. The restaurant opened by C.K. Chin and Stuart Thomajan, offers an ebullient escape from the bustling city streets below, and the restaurant group has become “one to watch” among Austin diners. Now in its third year of service under the skillful hands of executive chef, Zack Northcutt; chef de cuisine Matthew Taylor and pastry chef, Callie Speer; Swift’s shareable small plates menu has been warmly embraced on local, regional and national levels. Food & Wine magazine has nominated Chef Speer as a People’s Choice Best New Pastry Chef in 2013 and 2014, and the restaurant has been featured numerous times in DETAILS magazine, Maxim magazine, Garden & Gun, Wine Enthusiast, Texas Monthly, among many others. Chef Northcutt and his team are most recognized for their “R&D” style approach to producing the ever-changing menu, a carefully curated, whimsical take on American offerings that proudly showcases a melting pot of flavor profiles and influences.