Collection by Miyoko Ohtake

Three Days in Austin, Texas

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Last week I flew down to Austin, Texas, to report two stories for our upcoming modern-across-America-themed issue (stay tuned!). I met with several architects, enjoyed coffee at the home of a soon-to-be-featured couple, went camping, feasted on tacos from a food truck that came highly recommended by Dwell Twitter followers, and even fed a longhorn. Click through the slideshow for more!

Coming from San Francisco (where food trucks and carts serve up everything from torched-on-the-spot crème brûlée to...
Parked for lunch were Torchy's Tacos, Man Bites Dog, and Holy Cacao.
Since it was the most recommended must-do from Dwell Twitter followers (from the likes of @sarahrich, @ladygodiva1234,...
The Bouldin neighborhood, in which I parked to walk over to the Trailer Park and Eatery and where the house I visited...
Friday afternoon I drove east toward Bastrop and Smithville to the 9E Ranch bed and breakfast, where I spent all of...
The 9E Ranch owners took us on a tour of their 300 acres, and we were given the special treat of getting a close-up...
Also on the ranch were several miniature...
Before I headed out to the 9E Ranch, a friend mentioned I'd likely pass by somewhere that I had to stop: the Berdoll...
On Sunday, under the gloriously blazing sun, I headed downtown for a walk with a friend that started near the Texas...
To find some shade, we walked down some of Austin's narrow downtown alleys.
We walked down Sixth Street to take in the Pecan Street Festival, which featured a mix of art and other items for sale...
Though we didn't get a chance to stop, we did drive by Austin's City Hall, designed by Antoine Predock Architect PC,...
We had hoped to go to the Eastside Cafe but Mother's Day made for hour-plus waits.
Another group at the Eastside Cafe recommended a spot across the street, where we enjoyed ribs, black eyed peas, and...
After an all-too-quick trip, it was back to the airport and back to San Francisco.
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