Slice of Life: Kelly’s Visit to Austin

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Over Columbus Day weekend, my friend, Kelly, came to visit me from Charlotte.

(Yes, Columbus Day weekend….one of my New Year’s resolutions is to be more timely with my blogging!)

Kelly was my first friend to visit, so I was stoked! I gave her the option of day tripping to San Antonio or to Fredericksburg to go to the wineries. I was thrilled when she chose Fredericksburg!

In addition to touring wineries, we also ate at Torchy’s, shopped on South Congress, went on a tour of the city, had drinks at the Driskill, and went to the movies to see Pitch Perfect.

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Cheers! Having oyster shooters at Perla’s.

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Pork belly “sushi” at Uchiko. Nom nom nom!!

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On our way to tour the barrel room at the Grape Creek Vineyards.

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Can I climb in and take a swim?

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We also visited Four Point Cellars, William Chris Vineyards, and Woodrose Winery.

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Brunch at Matt’s El Rancho

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Always get the Bob Armstrong dip!

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Banana Pudding with Rum Sauce at 1886 Cafe & Bakery

My only regret during Kelly’s visit was wearing new shoes that ended up cutting into my ankle her last afternoon in town. I hated being a grumpy hostess for the last few hours that we hobbled around. Hopefully I will lure her back with more wine!