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If You Spot Audrey Chang at the City Hall Reflection Pool, it's Been a Good Day

Local Counsel with Audrey M. Chang

Published in 2019 Texas Rising Stars magazine

Favorite watering hole
OKRA Charity Saloon—a nonprofit bar that donates all its proceeds each month to a local charitable organization. 

Favorite building
Byzantine Fresco Chapel.

Least favorite building
The federal reserve building. What happened here?

Best restaurant
It depends on what cuisine you are craving! Right now, for me, it is Izakaya WA. 

Weekend getaway
Austin! 

Favorite historical facts about Houston
(1) It was the capital of Texas from 1837-1839. (2) “Houston” was the first word spoken from the moon. 

Saddest historical fact about Houston
We were built on marshes, forested land and swamps, so mosquitoes abound. 

Where to go after a win
City Hall reflection pool—that means we won something big. 

Where to go after a loss
In bed and under the covers.

Favorite thing about your office (besides your colleagues)
The wonderful view of City Hall, the reflection pool, the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, and the Downtown Aquarium Ferris wheel from my office. 

Favorite lunch spot
Treebeards—red beans and rice, mustard greens, and buttercake. Yes, please!  

Best view
The downtown skyline from Buffalo Bayou Park.

Favorite park
Hermann Park. There is a mini-train—enough said.

Go-to sports venue
Toyota Center. Go Rockets!

Favorite movie theater
iPic Theaters. The seats recline, you can order food, and you get a blanket and a pillow. It’s glorious!

City’s best sports moment
Game 7 of the 2017 World Series—Astros win it all! 

City’s worst sports moment
Jan. 3, 1993—the 1992 AFC Wild Card game. Bills 41, Oilers 38. I still can’t even … 

Out-of-town guests are impressed with
The diversity of our city. More than 145 languages are spoken here. 

Favorite city law
No zoning. The most favorite and least favorite are one and the same. You end up with some really interesting juxtapositions. 

Least favorite city law
See above. 

Most famous residents
President George H.W. Bush and first lady Barbara Bush; Beyoncé. 

Best Late-Night Eats
Anywhere in Asiatown.

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