Tag Archives: Texas

Charm School: Texas Rib Kings, Austin TX

On September 6th 1995, I began to realize that professional photography wasn’t my calling. That was the day that Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig’s “Iron Man” record, playing his 2,131st consecutive game. I wasn’t exactly a big baseball fan, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Texas

People who have never visited Austin often don’t realize that it is a pretty progressive city, a blue dot in an otherwise deeply red state. And for those of us who live here, you can often go days at a … Continue reading

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Gold'n Crisp, La Grange TX

Almost back in Austin, we still had room for one final road meal. But we were off the Roadfood map, and not exactly in an area with any Yelp reviews. It was time to go old-school and pick a place … Continue reading

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Shear Heaven

When we passed this sign in La Grange, Texas, I demanded that we turn around and go back for a photo. Conveniently located just across the road from the cemetery, I have to wonder if Curl Up and Dye gets … Continue reading

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Avalon Diner, Houston TX

Originally, our plan was to have breakfast in Houston, but it didn’t work out that way. Breakfast became lunch, and this was to prove a theme of the trip. Of course, the nice thing about driving is that when plans … Continue reading

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First Stop: L&S Taqueria, Luling TX

Barely an hour outside of Austin, in Luling, we spotted a place called L&S Taqueria. We liked the looks of their hand-painted sign and their “refuse service to anyone” attitude. Turns out those handcrafted signs were harbinger of very good … Continue reading

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