Transplants: Ask for their brisket with barbecue sauce.
Locals: Know good brisket doesn’t need any.
Transplants: Ask where the “actual city” is.
Locals: Are all about that urban sprawl life.
Transplants: Find Houston to be ugly.
Locals: Find beauty in its eccentricities.
Transplants: Believe Austin is the coolest city in Texas.
Locals: Know that Houston is.
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Brooke Viggiano is a Houston writer who is one of those transplants, but whatever, she still loves this damn city. Share your H-town pride with her @BrookeViggiano.