34 Things Austinites Love

By: Laura Seago BuzzFeed Manager, Marketing Solutions

1. TACOS. Especially of the breakfast variety.

TACOS. Especially of the breakfast variety.

Preferably hailing from one of the great breakfast taco meccas of Austin: Torchy’s or Tacodeli.

Preferably hailing from one of the great breakfast taco meccas of Austin: Torchy's or Tacodeli.

2. Rescuing shelter dogs

Rescuing shelter dogs

Usually from Austin Pets Alive!

3. Free outdoor concerts (like Blues on the Green)

Free outdoor concerts (like Blues on the Green)

4. Doing yoga at Black Swan

Doing yoga at Black Swan

5. Doing yoga on stand-up paddleboards

Doing yoga on stand-up paddleboards

6. Doing yoga on stand-up paddleboards with dogs

Doing yoga on stand-up paddleboards with dogs

7. The flagship Whole Foods

The flagship Whole Foods

Which has a bar featuring $8 WINE FLIGHTS

8. Iconic graffiti

Iconic graffiti

9. Food trailers. ALL OF THEM.

Food trailers. ALL OF THEM.

OMG KIMCHI FRIES I LOVE YOU CHI’LANTRO.

10. Floating on rivers

Floating on rivers

11. Proclaiming our love for Austin to anyone who will listen…

34 Things Austinites Love

12. …yet forbidding them from moving there and crowding our beautiful, sprawling landscape.

...yet forbidding them from moving there and crowding our beautiful, sprawling landscape.

13. Queso

Queso

because CHEESE.

14. Kayaks

Kayaks

15. Barbecue, obviously.

Barbecue, obviously.

Salt Lick field trip!

Via: photo.net

We will literally wait in line four hours for this. Because Franklin is the holy grail of brisket.

We will literally wait in line four hours for this. Because Franklin is the holy grail of brisket.

ALL HAIL BRISKET!

16. Alamo Drafthouse sing-alongs, quote-alongs, and, above all, Master Pancakes.

Alamo Drafthouse sing-alongs, quote-alongs, and, above all, Master Pancakes.

17. Things with “local,” “organic,” or “vegan” in the title

Things with "local," "organic," or "vegan" in the title

18. Bats

Bats

19. Paul Qui, and all of the heavenly food he has brought to the capital of Texas

Paul Qui, and all of the heavenly food he has brought to the capital of Texas

20. Rainey Street

Rainey Street

Because who doesn’t love a bar that’s basically just a house with a food trailer in the backyard?

21. Barton Springs

Barton Springs

22. Standing up for what we believe in

Standing up for what we believe in

23. Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits

Because why would you ever want to go to CHICAGO for Lolla? No.

Source: Godkin Photo  /  via: carolineplusben.com

24. Partying on the lake

Partying on the lake

Also, wakeboarding on the lake

25. Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

He’s, like, practically one of us.

26. Signs. All of the signs.

Signs. All of the signs.

27. Local musicians

Local musicians

Like Bob here.

28. And getting to listen to them live. All the time.

And getting to listen to them live. All the time.

These guys are Friendly Savages.

29. Tex Mex, margaritas, and Mexican martinis. Preferably all at once.

Tex Mex, margaritas, and Mexican martinis. Preferably all at once.

30. Every single store, eatery, and music venue on South Congress

Every single store, eatery, and music venue on South Congress

31. (Especially Amy’s Ice Cream)

(Especially Amy's Ice Cream)

Mexican Vanilla, GET IN MY MOUTH!

32. Texas football

Texas football

33. Expressing ourselves.

Expressing ourselves.

Just as the thong cyclist has taught us

And this woman at Eeyore’s birthday

And of course: Leslie. RIP.

34. But most of all, we love that this…

But most of all, we love that this...

and this…

and this...

and THIS

and THIS

Is what we get to call home.

Austin… I love you so much.

Austin... I love you so much.

Via: etsy.com
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