One Fine Day is a series inspired by my favorite now-defunct Chicago Tribune column of the same title. The posts in this series are short, sweet, sometimes themed, and always a charming snapshot of a city.
If you’ve got a limited amount of time to enjoy Austin, Texas, there are a few things I recommend you do. Start your morning off with breakfast at the 24-hour Magnolia Cafe with a cozy vinyl booth and a steaming mug of coffee. We visited the morning after the city’s historic spring flooding and when I called to make sure they still had power, the sassy hostess who answered told me: “Oh honey, we never close.”