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Where to Eat in Austin, SXSW Edition

Two of our editors have been tirelessly crawling Austin to find the best food the city has to offer. And hordes of people are about to descend upon the place for the annual SXSW music, film, and interactive conference—including a panel at the interactive portion moderated by our own Jane Goldman. If you're going, knowing where to get a good bite to eat might make or break the trip. (So might getting your app a place in the pantheon of SXSW success stories, or getting your band signed, but we're here to help with the food.) So check out our tour of Austin:

Watch Each Episode Individually

Episode 1: Best Barbecue
Episode 2: Food Trailers Are King
Episode 3: Purple Gold, Texas Wine
Episode 4: Beards, Butchery, and Salumi
Episode 5: Tex-Mex or Mex-Tex?
Episode 6: The Next Generation of Austin Cuisine

CHOW's Top 20 Places to Eat in Austin

24 Diner
600 N. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-472-5400

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, South Lamar
1120 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-476-1320

Antonelli's Cheese Shop
4220 Duval Street, Austin
512-531-9610

Barley Swine
2024 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-394-8150

Black Star Co-Op Pub & Brewery
7020 Easy Wind Drive #100, Austin
512-452-BEER

Dai Due
Selling Saturdays at the Austin Farmers' Market
Republic Square Park, Fourth and Guadalupe, Austin
512-524-0688

Dart Bowl Steak House
5700 Grover Avenue, Austin
512-452-2518

East Side Show Room
1100 E. Sixth Street, Austin
512-467-4280

El Mesón Cocina Mexicana y Tequilería
5808 Burleson Road, Austin
512-416-0749

El Taco Rico
810 Vargas Road, Austin
No phone available

Foreign & Domestic
306 E. 53rd Street, Austin
512-459-1010

Franklin Barbecue
3421 N. I-35, Austin
512-653-1187

La Boîte
1700 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-377-6198

Louie Mueller Barbecue
206 W. Second Street, Taylor
512-352-6206

Noble Pig
11815 Ranch Road 620 N., Suite 4, Austin
512-382-6248

Odd Duck
1219 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-550-5766

Olivia
2043 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-804-2700

Salt & Time
Selling Sundays at the HOPE Farmers Market
414 Waller Street, Austin
No phone available

Uchi
801 S. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-916-4808

Uchiko
4200 N. Lamar Boulevard, Austin
512-916-4808

And Some More Advice to Ensure Success in Austin

How to Cook a Meal in Your Hotel Room
How to Drink More
How to Stay Up Late
Do You Speak Austin?