Drive-By: 4 Must See Austin Sights

Posted by Christina

Aside from being the Live Music Capital of the World, home of insane creative energy and way too many eats, Austin has some fun outdoor sights to see! This was my third time in town, but as both before were based solely around the SXSW Interactive conference, I was dedicated to getting a feel for actual Austin this time around. Planning 3 days before and after SXSWi with my bestie and a bite-size Mitsubishi Mirage to whip around the packed streets in was the perfect addition to the whirlwind of networking, panels and partying that has so positively shaped my impressions so far.

From 10 total days exploring, 4 Must See Austin sights:

10 Best Bites of SXSW 2015

Posted by Christina

To give you an idea of how this post is going to go, that^ is a Cuban sandwich on a doughnut.

Austin is an experimental and quirky little city known for custom bites and craft cocktails, so being the foodies at heart that we are, Kristin and I were on a (seemingly bottomless) mission to sample as much of the creativity as possible during our time in town for SXSW. We stuck to the main 6th St., Rainey and University of TX areas because of proximity to the daily events, but between Austin’s native food scene, the #SouthBites food park and amped up pop-ups all around, we covered quite a few selections.

9 food trucks, 12 restaurants, 20+ bars/lounges and and an embarrassing amount of food pics later — mission accomplished! From 10 days of diving head first into Austin’s food scene, here are the 10 best bites of SXSW 2015: