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Austin Land and Cattle Company

Austin Land and Cattle Company was pretty darn quiet the night we were there.  Amy says it’s always like that, and it’s been around for ages.  As you can imagine, there must be a gazillion steakhouses in every city and town in Texas. We had the usual fare at Austin..
Around Austin

Around Austin

We had a whirlwind trip to Austin this past September.  We were looking at potentially moving there, so we looked at real estate, and we ate and drank like crazy!!! We managed to get into Vespaio’s, a wildly popular Italian restaurant near where my friend Amy lives.  Amy told us..
Franklin BBQ

Franklin BBQ

Ah, Franklin BBQ.  It’s been written up just about everywhere – Food & Wine, Budget Travel, Texas Monthly, Cowboys & Indians.  But is it worth the 6-hour wait??  Probably not, but I’ll hold that judgement until the end. Dave and Amy got to Franklin BBQ at 9:15am on a Saturday,..
Terry Black’s BBQ

Terry Black’s BBQ

Terry Black’s BBQ is relatively new in Austin but comes from a long line of BBQ family, originally in Lockhart, TX, about an hour away from Austin.  I worked for Dell for ten years, and it wasn’t until my seventh year traveling to Austin that my husband finally agreed to..