Austin TX Tex-Mex Food

    Day 1

    Day 1 – Wednesday, November 22, 2017 – Chuy’s TEX-MEX

    We originally came to Austin after our son, Eduardo moved here in 2006. One of the first places he took us for “real” Tex-Mex food was Chuy’s in downtown Austin. In our semi-annual trips to visit the capital of Texas,...

    Day 2

    Day 2 - Friday, November 25, 2017 - Maudie's Hacienda TEX-MEX

    TEX-MEX for breakfast? Yes, in Austin people love the favorites of Maudie's menu all during the day, but breakfast and brunch are very popular.

    Maudie Hamilton Wilson was a real person who began Maudie's Cafe in 1954 serving biscuits...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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