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jycnyc Oct 28, 2010 11:27 AM

Hello all,
Vising Austin for a weekend. Seeking your recommendation for a female solo dining spots and cafes where I can people watch. Thanks.

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    gilintx Nov 26, 2010 07:30 PM

    Not sure what your preferences for cuisine are, but S. Congress (meaning just south of the river) is pretty good for people-watching. Depending on what you're interested in, you can find pizza to trailer food to Mexican to upscale Italian in about two and a half blocks.

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      ssouth Oct 28, 2010 12:53 PM

      Will you have a car? Is there a certain age crowd you'd like to watch? :)

      Here's a couple to consider:

      1) Parkside on 6th street
      - This is the heart of 6th street with lots of live music near by but note most bars in the area are geared toward college students.

      2) Perlas on South Congress
      - lots of shops in this area to visit. Sitting outside(out front) will provide plenty of people watching.

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        caitlink Nov 26, 2010 02:38 PM

        I like going to Four Seasons Trio for sunday brunch. they usually have NY times for me to read as well.

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          bubbleboy79 Nov 28, 2010 09:32 PM

          That sounds perfect. I'm following your routine next Sunday.

          In response to the more general question, I like rolling up to the Wink wine bar, ordering some truffle mac and cheese, and making new friends.

          And while I actually like parkside, I loathe the people watching on 6th, though I also can't watch more than five minutes of Jersey Shore.

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