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18 Coffee Shops With Amazing Pastries In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 19, 2024
Manana

One of the most luxurious treats in life is settling into an adorable coffee shop with a beautifully-made latte and an absolutely perfect pastry to start your day. This trio (coffee shop, excellent coffee, beautiful pastry) feels like a little “treat yoself” moment no matter if you do it once a year or 5 days…

Maie Day: A Fun, Casual Chophouse on South Congress

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 18, 2024
Maie Day South Congress

I’ve now eaten at Maie Day multiple times, and each time I ask myself, “why isn’t everyone screaming from the rooftops that this is the best steakhouse in Austin??” Maybe it’s because when diners ask for good steakhouse recommendations, they’re looking for classic white tablecloth/baked potato/red wine places. But I vote that if you’re in Austin…

22 Places To Indulge In Weekday Breakfast In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 14, 2024
24 Diner breakfast in Austin

Sure, weekend brunching is practically a professional sport here in this foodie city…but don’t forget about the often overlooked weekday breakfast spots in Austin! There are plenty of good reasons to indulge in something delicious on a random Wednesday morning. The next time you have a birthday to celebrate, a morning meeting, or a vacation…

21 EPIC Day Trips From Austin With Kids!

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 14, 2024
Pedernales Falls State Park

You really never have to worry about running out of things to do with kids in Austin because as soon as you’ve exhausted this list, you can just drive over to the next small Texas town! Sure, our state is MASSIVE and you can’t drive to a different state in a single afternoon (like our…

25 Coffee Shops In Austin With Playgrounds: A Guide For Parents

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 10, 2024
Brentwood Social House

Ahhhh…that first sip of hot coffee in the morning… Except you pick up your coffee mug and realize the coffee has gone cold in the time it took you to get the toddlers up and dressed, change the baby’s diaper, and make everyone’s breakfast. Sound familiar? Same. Here’s my solution: find one of these amazing…

How To See The Poppies In Georgetown Texas

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 10, 2024
poppies in Georgetown Texas

Did you know that Georgetown, Texas is known for its red poppies? They’re a beautiful flower that’s not seen very often in Texas, so it’s a very cool thing that GTX has so many of them every spring. The red flowers are so famous that Georgetown even launched their very own Red Poppy Festival every…

Here Are The Best Sandwiches In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 5, 2024
Mum Foods pastrami

Sandwiches in Austin (unfairly) don’t have the same hype that they get in a lot of other cities. I mean, it’s not like we have the same claim to fame as NYC deli markets or the New Orleans po’boy scene. (Granted, we totally own the market on tacos and barbecue.) But I’m on a mission to showcase…

13 Solid Patio Happy Hours In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 5, 2024
Este

You just want a good drink, some delicious bites, and a fun Austin patio to hang out on. Oh, and you want it all at a discounted price because you’re showing up at 5 pm instead of normal dinner evening hours. Is that so much to ask? No, no it’s not. And so here are…

Best Local Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Buda

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 5, 2024
best kid friendly buda restaurants

Buda is a family town! It’s an absolutely flourishing city just a little bit south of Austin that has grown very popular for its proximity to Austin, its historic downtown Buda shopping and dining district, and the family-friendliness of all of it. So it’s no surprise that there are several wonderful kid-friendly restaurants in Buda.…

Exploring The 23 Coolest South Austin Coffee Shops

By Kelsey Kennedy | April 4, 2024
Best coffee shops in South Austin

I normally wouldn’t say that coffee shops are “cool.” I’d call them serene, calming, or excellent places to work or start your day. But in this case, these South Austin coffee shops are cool. And that’s not just because South Austin, in general, is just a cool little area of ATX.  >>>Scroll to the bottom…

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