Kerbey Lane is Austin’s staple 24-hour restaurant, known for its breakfast items (specifically, incredible pancakes) & queso.
Des Moines, the capital of the lovely state of Iowa, is the most populated city in Iowa and is the site of first caucuses during the US presidential primaries.
Flame & Skewer is a small, nice Greek family steakhouse located with the North Grand Mall, about a short ten minute drive from where our apartments are located
As many of y’all know, I’m from College Station, Texas, a small college town located between the three big cities of Houston, Austin and Dallas. As many of y’all also know, I like to call out CSTAT for being one of the more boring towns, with nothing to do. BUT, CSTAT actually isn’t that bad, and has quite a decent amount of places with good food, so it’s time for a change.
Cafe Beaudelaire has been around in Ames, Iowa since 1990, and as they call it, is “the Soul of Brasil in the Heart of Iowa.”
Austin (and really, Texas in general) is known for its famous BBQ spots, such as Franklin’s (where lines can get up to seven hours long), Stiles Switch, and Iron Works.
This past April, my college program made a weekend trip to Colorado Bend, Texas, which is only less than two hour away from the bustling city of Austin. Colorado Bend is a state park in the Hill Country region of the state, so we were able to spend some time hiking and exploring caves during our days there.