The 20 Best Cities For Opening Up A Restaurant
The hard-partying town’s slogan is “Keep Austin Weird” and that seems to go double for local restaurant owners! Hill Country, which is full of good ol’ fashioned barbeque joints and country comfort food, is only an hour or so away, but Austin itself is home to much hipper fare and some stellar wine selections. In fact, sommeliers are pointing to the Texas town as the next big wine destination in America (sorry, Napa) and flocking there in droves. And of course, the Austin Food + Wine Festival draws A-list chefs and critics every year, proving the old adage wrong: maybe you do want to mess with Texas?