Thursday, August 2, 2012

Do you know the capital of Texas?

Yeah, it's Austin (and dammit, that picture I thought I snagged of the Capital Building was no where to be found)!  I popped in real quick for a weekend!  I'll give you just my weekend in pictures!

 [Boo ya.  Bumped up to economy comfort! Extra leg room for the win!]

 [I wear this dress all the time, which is perfect for traveling.  Paired with a clearance Target necklace.]

 [My hotel was right on 6th Street, so I spent Friday night exploring that crazy place.]

 [Amazingly delicious Patrón Mango Mint Margarita at Iron Cactus]

 [Picked up a 6-pack of Pearl Snap at Royal Blue Grocery before heading back to the hotel for the night]

 [Had to dress light and flowy for the heat and humidity for my first full day]

 [My walk the in the opposite direction on 6th Street]

 [Conveniently ran into a Whole Foods with a taqueria!  Most amazing and perfect discovery!]

[Sat outside Whole Foods with the best egg & vegan chorizo taco of my life]

 [Perfect hotel positioning as the farmers' market was on Guadalupe, perpendicular to 6th]

 [Red Rabbit Bakery at the Market]

 [I never order sweets...especially donuts.  When in Rome?]

 [And I chose filled?!  The local, organic peach filling was totally worth it]

 [I literally walked everywhere.  Even across the Congress Ave. bridge.  I shouldn't complain about the heat though; I'm in awe of the number of runners I saw out at 11:45!]

 [Ms. P's Electric Cock Fried Chicken...if D would have been with me, we would have stopped]

 [Because I knew D would be all Texas beer sampler at Hopdoddy's]


 [While sweets aren't the norm, I couldn't resist the "black metal stout" (with alcohol in it!) topped with Twixx!]

 [Started Sunday off in the best way with brunch at Max's]

 [Jalapeño-cheese grits topped with spicy pulled pork, fresh tomatoes, sweet corn, pickled jalapeños, & a fried egg.  Amazing.]

[Finished my day off trying to detox and settle my tummy at Halcyon]

Linking up with Hollie today!  I've found some of my fav new blogs this way!


Bethany said...

YUM! You are making me so hungry! I want to try a peach donut - that looks divine. I really love the striped dress + yellow necklace, too - isn't finding good clearance jewelry at Target the best?

Meghan said...

AHHHH! I am so loving your pics! My husband and I went to Austin last year and LOVED IT! I ran along Lake Lady Bird every morning, and we loved the music venues on South Congress! Your pics make me want to go back!

Claire Kiefer said...

I love Austin--best city in Texas! What were you there for? Looks like you ate and drank well, as usual. :) Mostly I'm jealous of that ice cream/frozen yogurt . . . I wish I could say I wasn't a sweets person, but that would be a LIE.

Don't think that Austin Motel sign has escaped me . . . ha!

Miz.November said...

Mmmmm. Thanks for reminding me to eat. My tummy is growling now.

annelise said...

Reading about all this food as I'm tucked up in bed at 10.40pm was probably a bad idea because now I'm damn hungry. Austin sounds like such a cool city.

Niki said...

I've always wanted to visit Austin! The food all looks so yummy and I love your navy/white stripe dress with the yellow necklace!!!

Jyndia said...

Such a cute blog! I found you at #FF! I loved all your pictures of Austin! I have yet to go there, but I live in Portland OR and many people say the two cities are similar. And your blog def made me want to visit!

New follower!

Leesh said...

I like your iphone case. Love the stripes but what I love more...those donuts. I am a donut addict!


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