Thursday, January 04, 2007

Austin, Austin, Drinking Rum and Chocolate (Close Enough, OK?)

I'm starting to think that Austin is the place for me, save the fact that I'll starve (Texans don't cotton to us vegematarian types). They have Buffy singalongs! And they also have The Greatest Place On Earth: The Apparation Miracle Holy Mary Pecan Grove Christian Roller Skate and Roller Blade.
STOP HERE.


Your reward if you stop?

You get to join in the singing of Christian and/or patriotic songs-really, what's the difference?
This eye candy pressie is courtesy of Helena, who is very sad that she missed out on the Buffy singalong. Also, her family has its own brand. I can't tell if the shiver I had was a little thrill or a little knee-jerk vegematarian huzz. I'll pray to the Miracle Apparation [sic]!

3 Comments:

Blogger jen said...

are you crazy? as a former vegan austinite, i assure you that austin is awesome for vegetarians! mother's cafe ... mr. natural ... casa de luz ... bouldin creek. not to mention delicious vegetarian tex-mex everywhere you look and the motherlode of health food stores and great supermarkets (including my favorite supermarket in the world, fiesta).

in fact, austin was named america's 8th most veg friendly city by goveg.com! i promise you, you won't starve in austin.

4:45 PM  
Blogger rock_ninja said...

Serious? I must go to this "Austin", as it seems to be more and more the greatest place EVER.

4:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, Austin itself is chock with good food options; it's the rural areas where you're kind of SOL on vegetarian restaurants. But if man can live by pastry alone, commend me to the Kountry Bakery locations in Schulenberg and Hallettsville, home of the coconut cream pie of extreme meringue wonder and, occasionally, miniature Texas-shaped fruitcakes.
I should clarify that the Pecan Grove world o' wonders is about two hours' drive from Austin, deep in the land of barbecue and kolaches. Road trip!
--Helena

9:32 AM  

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