ustinites are known for having a longtime love affair with food, and there’s no better proof
than the thriving restaurant scene you’ll find here. Dining out is not reserved for a single
special night out, but is considered a community pastime. Look around, and you’ll find
something for every taste and wallet – from spunky upstart bistros to mom and pop
eateries to classic haute cuisine dining – the culinary side of Austin is waiting for you.
Austin’s global cuisine allows you to sip and sample the best of edible delights from around the world.
Satisfy your hunger for exotic fare by visiting restaurants that offer delicious and exotic dishes from Asia,
the Pacific Rim, Europe, the Middle East, or Africa. Or, if your taste runs a little closer to home, you’ll
find you have your pick of homey Texas fare. Whether it’s TexMex, southwestern-style, barbecue, or
home cooking, it’s here, hot and ready and waiting for you. So, get out and see what all the fuss is
about. You owe it to yourself and your taste buds to explore Austin’s culinary delights.
All that eating requires walking it off – and shopping in the Capital City is the way to burn off those
calories! Whether your taste is in antiques, luxury items, funky vintage, trendy, or everyday needs, you
can build up a healthy appetite running from one mall, shopping center or independent boutique to the
next – scoring one great deal after another. From work clothes to French fashion, chess to video games,
tennis shoes to pumps, Austin will make your day on the town unforgettable!