We were sad to leave Austin, after an amazing week there, it really is such a cool city. Next main stop was New Orleans and the amazing creole and cajun food it is known for. On the way we had a couple of nights in San Antonio (home of the Alamo) and Houston (for the space centre).

To be honest these aren’t really foodie cities, and these were really pit-stops, however San Antonio is known for its very cool Riverwalk, a man made river lined with bars and restaurants.

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I had some pretty kick-ass  seafood from Joe’s crab shack. I had one of their classic steampots – half a snow crab, half a dungeness crab, shrimp and sausage – with the obligatory bib of course!

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We also took on some pretty bad-ass Margaritas from The Worm, a small bar on the Riverside.

We also stopped at a Maccy Ds at a petrol station and I had one of their local Texas Lone Star Stacks, basically a Big Mac, but in toast instead of a bun – it was actually pretty good.

On to Houston, where I had some of the best pancakes so far at the Egg and I –  wholewheat, really light and tasty, and even better when smothered with Maple Syrup and some ridiculously crispy bacon – an unbeatable breakfast!

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We headed to the Space centre after this and we were able to see the actual mission control room that they ran the moon landing from, which was very exciting!

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Anyway, that’s it for this part of the journey, a few new things tried, next stop Louisiana …

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