Starting a thread for all the vacationers coming to whoop it up for SXSW.
Let's send them to some of the best spots in town. No phonus balonus like Chuys or some such nonsense. We'll leave that to the sites that offer muffler repair shops along side the food "reviews".
I reckon downtown should be the prime focus or perhaps a ten minute cab ride outside the city center.
I'll get the ball rolling with a nod to Mike's Pub, a downtown institution that can even baffle a local from time to time.
Where do y'all think the good people from parts unknown should dine whilst in Austin?