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Austin Wildsam Field Guide


Austin Wildsam Field Guide

Austin Wildsam Field Guide



Blue dot in a big red state, Austin prides itself on the offbeat, the wide-open, where barefoot and boots easily dance together. And the barbecue: It is the Truth.

Updated in 2018 with recommendations, neighborhood profiles, interviews, maps and more. The very best barbecue, swimming holes and dive bars, deep from the cosmic heart of Texas.


Founder and creative force behind the Bunkhouse, which owns properties in Austin, San Antonio, Marfa , as well as Baja Mexico, Liz Lambert has reshaped the South Congress neighborhood, starting with her iconic property the Hotel San Jose, redesigned nearly 20 years ago. She shares her story through an interview in the guide.

"When you grow up in Texas, and you're a little bit different, all roads lead to Austin." - LIZ LAMBERT


Bilheimer’s career began in Athens, Georgia, where he worked as in-house designer for R.E.M., kicking off one of the most notable careers in album cover art, packaging and poster work. He went on to work with Weezer, Green Day and Neutral Milk Hotel, among others. Since moving to Austin, his design clients include Alamo Drafthouse, Helm Boots and Wildsam.

Published in the United States by Wildsam Field Guides, Austin, Texas.