#eat Need a break from Tex-Mex and BBQ? Beets is up-market raw food on West 5th with options for all you vegetarians. Try their tacos with sunflower seed beans, topped with shredded lettuce, salsa, guacamole, olives, and a cashew sour cream drizzle. It's as good as it sounds.
#eat Really good Korean food is a rarity downtown, or anywhere else in Austin for that matter, but an often overlooked gem sits only blocks away from the heart of SXSW. Tell me you don’t want a bowl of this bibimbap.
Pitchfork readers pride themselves on knowing about bands before the masses. Their showcase this year will be at Central Presbyterian Church featuring Fiona Apple, Purity Ring, Grimes and more. This is a badge only event.
Paste Magazine's 2012 Day Shows will take place Wednesday-Friday, March 14-16 at The Stage On Sixth (507 East 6th Street). Doors will open at 11 am with 11 bands performing each day from noon to 6. Free beer, wine and gin will be provided until supplies last. The parties are free and open to the public with RSVP.