Back in the mid-‘90s, I had a love affair with
I went back out there, found an apartment, put down a deposit, and came back to the east coast to pack.
I chickened out and ended up staying on the east coast. Why am I such a big loser? I had no job prospectives in Austin, and rent in Austin (thanks to their ‘90s dot-com boom) was 3-4 times what I was paying back home (I had ridiculously cheap rent).
My favorite restaurant from my previous visits is Thai Noodle House, which is tucked behind a 7-11 on the main drag near the
I’ve had Indian in
El Soy y La Luna is a funky Tex-Mex joint in the artsy, indie SoCo area. The menu is extensive, and they even serve breakfast all day. I went with the black bean taco and the soy chorizo taco from the a la carte menu. One thing I love and remember from previous visits to
I’ve been on a “where’s a veggie hot dog” quest for many years, and the quest is surprisingly difficult. So far in my travels, the Midwest is a veggie hot dog hot spot. Dog Almighty in South Austin serves beef, turkey, and veggie hot dogs with a long list of toppings. Anything on the menu can be made vegetarian. (Did I mention that
I’m back in Wilmington/Philly now. Back to my life that actually happened.