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Random SXSW bits

Couple more notes for posterity:

Celebrities (big and small) seen:

  • Robert Scoble
  • Hugh McLeod
  • Tom Merritt
  • Kent Nichols
  • Kevin Rose
  • Billy Bob Thorton
  • Steven Speilberg
  • Violet Blue
  • Henry Jenkins
  • iJustine
  • Jonathan Coulton

Fav bars:

  • Club Deville – red river and 7th? – cool rock formations on patio.  We saw a fun DIgital DJ contest and I won at the Dorkbot cell hone game.
  • Six – red river and 6th? – chill club and fun party for Moo/Etsy/Threadless, Timbuk2
  • Emos – red river and 6th? – great music venue, tons of indoor outdoor space and I got to see Jonathan Coulton play 😀
  • Headhunters – red river and 8th? – head banger music and tiki drinks.  Cool bar
  • The Side bar – red river and 6th?-  great patio

Fav foods:

  • Stubbs – Red River and 8th? – mmmm…. ribs and spicy cheesy spinach and mashed potatoes and fried okra and… also a big music venue
  • Salt lick – far away, like 30 minutes, but worth it for the bbq
  • Robbinos or something – trailer on the side of the road with GREAT late nite pizza
  • Hickory Street – Congress and 4th? – all you can eat salad, soup and baked potatoes for cheap
  • Star seeds – I35 and 25th? – Breakfast – chicken migas were AMAZING.  old punk hangout – new owners tho
  • Gueros – South Congress – Awesome tacos and STRONG margaritas
  • Star light – trinity and 6th? – fancy appetizers + fancy drinks + beautiful servers = good
  • Iron Cactus – 6th and trinity? – sit upstairs on the patio for lunch and/or beers.  good people watching and nice sun.
  • Alice’s ice cream – didn’t go, but i hear it’s awesome
  • Wiki Wiki Teriyaki – congress and 5th? – good chinese food – beef noodle soup and bento boxes
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