The Head “Doughpuncher”: David Norman.
What they Bake: Old World hearth breads, European-style pastries, and signature soft pretzels — all baked fresh daily.
Locations: North Austin, South Austin, East Austin.
Baking Practices: ”Better bread takes two simple ingredients: time and care. Each loaf begins with artisan flour from select wheat and whole grains, shaped by hand and given time to ferment in the way of the world’s finest baking traditions. ..They are wholesome, nutritious and bursting with flavor.”
Awards: Austin Chronicle readers awarded Easy Tiger Best Bakery, Best Patio and Best Happy Hour in Austin, and Easy Tiger was featured on PBS tasteMAKERS. Food Network named Easy Tiger to its “America’s Best Bread Bakery” list and Southern Living Magazine lauded “best in the city (if not the country)” David Norman was recently nominated for a prestigious James Beard Award.
Fun Fact: "Easy Tiger helps peopleSlow Down, Stay Awhile with artisan bread, cured meats, a full bar, and craft beers."
about the bakery
Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden is Austin’s premiere spot for in-house, handmade artisan bread.
Easy Tiger’s in-house bakery offers a selection of Old World hearth breads, European-style pastries, and signature soft pretzels— all baked fresh daily. Plus, they facilitate ways for folks to make their own creations at home. They frequently post recipes and they’ll even share their sourdough starter with you!
Easy Tiger’s Wholesale Division also provides bread to more than 100 accounts, including many of Austin’s top restaurants, hotels, and grocers such as the Whole Foods Flagship store, and now, MilkRun!
The original Sixth Street shop was named one of the best beer gardens in the nation by Food & Wine and one of America’s best new bakeries by Details. They have been featured in Garden & Gun, Delta Sky Magazine, Bon Appétit, USA Today, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, GQ and more. Easy Tiger was named Best Patio, Best Bakery, and Best Happy Hour by the Austin Chronicle in 2019.
Easy Tiger is your one-stop shop for all your bread kneads. Add their Sourdough Loaf to your next MilkRun order today!
Photo Courtesy of Easy Tiger