You live in Austin, and that, inevitably, means visitors. Whether you have college buddies who want to come party for a weekend or you’re hosting a German couple from Airbnb (that extra bedroom is really coming in handy now!), you are going to have to explain a few things. Just like the cold-hearted snake described by Paula Abdul, we don’t play by the rules -- so here are some talking points you may want to address the next time you inevitably play tour guide.
1. We keep it casual
Don’t expect us to get too dressed up unless someone is getting married, and even then there’s a decent chance the bride may be barefoot. Speaking of weddings, cowboy boots are considered formal, and spray-painted mason jars are considered elegant dinnerware.