Texas

A compendium of my favorite Texas things. Mostly things in Austin and Central Texas.

EATING

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Barbecue

Franklin Barbecue (and here)
Salt Lick (and here and here)
Black’s Barbecue

Brunch

Hillside Farmacy
The Leaning Pear (in Wimberley)
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden

I need more brunch in my life.

Burgers

Hopdoddy
Ino’z Brew and Chew (Wimberley)
Mighty Fine Burgers and Fries
P. Terry’s Burgers
Top Notch
Dirty Martin’s
Shake Shack (and here)
Angel’s Icehouse

Pizza

Pinthouse Pizza and Brewery (and here, and here)
Austin Beer Garden and Brewery (and here)
Homeslice Pizza
Brewster’s Pizza (in Wimberley)

Miscellaneous

Apothecary Cafe and Wine Bar
Blue Dahlia
Brick House Tavern + Tap (and here and here)
Caspian Grill
Dai Due
Hillside Farmacy
Kerbey Lane Cafe
Lucy’s Fried Chicken
North by Northwest Restaurant and Brewery
Tacos and Tequila
Fuzzy’s Tacos
Gloria’s Latin Cuisine
Monument Cafe
Moonshine (and here)
Gordough’s Donuts
Hyde Park Bar & Grill
Flour and Vine
Spanky’s (in Lubbock)

DRINKS

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Austin Brew Bus Tour
North by Northwest Restaurant and Brewery
Pinthouse Pizza and Brewery (and here, and here)
Austin Beer Garden and Brewery (and here)
Pete’s Piano Bar
Middleton Brewing
Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden

OUTDOORSY THINGS

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Barton Springs Pool
Big Bend National Park
Blue Hole Regional Park
(Wimberley)
Blanco River (Wimberley)
Kayaking on Lady Bird Lake
Austin Bat Tour
Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
Tubing on the Guadalupe River
Mount Bonnell
Krause Springs

FESTIVALS

Austin Fermentation Festival
Sherwood Forest Festival
Sights and Sounds of Christmas
Texas Craft Brewers Festival
Wurstfest (and here and here)

SMALL TOWN THINGS

Gruene (and here and here)
Tubing on the Guadalupe River in Gruene
Blue Hole Regional Park (Wimberley)
Blanco River (Wimberley)
Wimberley (and here)
New Braunfels
Fredericksburg (and here and here)
Concan
Krause Springs (Spicewood)

OTHER FUN THINGS

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Alamo Drafthouse
Blind Cafe
Chicken Shit Bingo at the Little Longhorn Saloon
Trail of Lights
Zilker Hillside Theater
X-Games (and here)
Top Golf (and here and here)
Harry Ransom Center (and here)
The Madrigal Dinner