Dining alone is actually quite nice: you can order whatever you want and not have to worry about sharing or offending your dining companion(s), you don’t have to keep up a conversation, you can do whatever you want (people-watch, eavesdrop, read a book, check your phone, really enjoy what you’re eating, staring off into the distance, etc.), and best of all, you can you go at your own pace.
In Austin, there are plenty of restaurants that are great for solo dining ventures, from comfortable bar chairs to seats that overlook the kitchen action, all while serving really excellent food and drinks. (Similarly, plenty of food trucks with outdoor seating make for perfect solo dining ventures.) And also check out Eater Austin’s picks for the best places to solo-drink.Read More