The weird capital of Texas has more charm than even some of the locals realize.
We all know Austin is one of the most fun, trendy, tasty and innovative cities in the world, but for some who’ve lived here long enough, it can be easy to take the city’s unique traits for granted. For these folks, the most amazing food, music, and special events is just everyday life, a daily occurrence.
But once you leave Austin, there are some Things that you will immediately notice missing from your life — things you might not expect, as I personally found out after accepting a job that took me across the country for six months. This is a list that I didn’t expect to write, and I was frankly surprised by some of the entries.
Still, if you’re anything like me, this is what you’re going to miss after moving away…
10.) The Best Damn Tacos in the World
Photo: Flickr user Andrew Hyde.
If you’re unfortunate enough to be move somewhere in America’s midwest — even a place as modern and booming as Chicago — you will never lay your eyes on a taco meal as amazing as a Torchy’s Taco, or any of the other hyper-creative food art Austin’s taco scene whips up on a daily basis.
Austin is a kind of Taco Nirvana the likes of which had never been imagined until it just sort of Happened, and thank God for that. There isn’t an American city that compares.