The Austin food scene is hot, with new, innovative restaurants opening seemingly on a weekly basis. Tex-Mex and barbecue still reign supreme, but there’s also great sushi, pizza, and farm-to-table fare. Oh, and doughnuts. Here’s our favorites: 1. Uchi Uchi is one of the best sushi places in the country, if not the best. Chef Tyson…

Austin’s known for awesome live music, food trucks, and their much ballyhooed weirdness. What’s there to do during the day, between meals, when it’s too early for a drink and you want to see the city? Here’s our favorites: 1. Barton Springs Pool   Barton Springs Pool is a huge, natural swimming pool in Austin’s Zilker Park, and it’s the perfect…

A Visitor’s Guide to Austin Neighborhoods Downtown – downtown lies on the north side of the Colorado River and Town Lake. It is home to the State Capitol and related state government buildings, most of Austin’s major museums, plus hotspots packed with vibrant bars, live-music joints, and restaurants. Sixth Street is ground zero for Austin’s live…