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Slacker Elegy

starbucks150drag.jpgAn excerpt of Melanie Haupt's new book, Historic Austin Restaurants, is featured in The Chronicle this week. The selection relates the 90's history of the Drag, back when it was home to iconic slackerriffic restaurants like Les Amis, which was an incubator of Austin's indie film scene. Gaze upon its replacement, a Starbucks, and despair. [Chronicle]