Moving to Austin: Come for the Tech and Stay for the Tacos or Is It the Other Way Around?

Auditorium Shores dog park (Photo: Barbara Kessler)

When Oracle Corporation recently announced it would move its headquarters from Redwood City, Calif., to Austin — hot on the tail of Tesla setting up here — it precipitated a torrent of media coverage. The stories tended to be self-reflective in a nervous, existential sort of way.