In Austin, Texas, a man plays guitar near various food trucks parked in the South Congress neighborhood. Residents enjoy a meal at the outdoor tables provided. One establishment visible in the background sells “fine sausage sandwiches.” A basic hot dog starts at $4.50. The Buckwurst, a mix of smoked venison and pork, costs $6.50. The “exotic” fare is even pricier: for $7.50, patrons can get the “Predator and Prey” sandwich with sausage that is a combination of “rattlesnake and rabbit with a hint of jalapeno.” You know what they say: “Keep Austin weird.”
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