Southsiders: The Highball’s TV- and film-themed private rooms are a blast and are free to rent from pm-7pm all week.
Pro tip: The blacklight in the This is probably best suited for a third date, once you’ve come to terms with introducing your weird friends to your new person.
Texas agriculture probably calls to mind cows more than chardonnay, but there are a growing number of vineyards in the Austin area well worth a day trip detour, either on a chartered bus or with a DIY route through Fredericksburg and beyond.
If your date is nice enough to sip 'n spit so you can relax with a couple of glasses of vino, you’ve found yourself a keeper!
And hey: if it doesn't work out, you can always salvage the experience with some late-night eats.(I’ve been dropped, and it’s not fun.) Lucky for us, all the dance instructors from Two Left Foots are there to baby step us into legit two-steppin’ masters -- every Saturday at 7pm at The White Horse... Formerly known as Legendary White Swan, beloved eastside spot King Bee is a new incarnation serving craft cocktails (try one of the rotating frozen drinks) and fantastic pizza.Every Monday, you can check out The Little Elmore Reed Blues Band at 10pm. Show your date you’re cultured and head to Southeast Austin, where Fitzhugh Road has become the place for breweries and distilleries to set up shop and give free tours and tastings on weekends.Geeks Who Drink are all over town, all week; find a spot near you and seal the deal with your team’s vast knowledge of fictional planets. We’ve all been there -- you’re at The White Horse, there’s a hoppin’ bluegrass band playing, and the dance floor is full of intimidatingly great dancers.You go out there and proceed to spin your date the wrong way, step on her feet, and almost drop her during the dip.