POPSUGAR Celebrity

Fill Up on the Food Scene at SXSW

Mar 10 2014 - 12:45pm

South by Southwest [1] might be best known for its epic music, film, and tech scene, but that's not all that goes on at this nine-day meeting of the minds. Festivalgoers also look forward to indulging in classic Texan fare and tipples (think barbecue, queso, and Lone Star brews) as well as technology-influenced treats like 3D printed sweets. Scroll down to fill up on South by Southwest's bold food scene.

Source: Instagram [2]

Texas Waffle

Festivalgoers lined up for this adorable Texas-shaped waffle. Looks like Texas toast has some competition.

Source: Instagram user jamernot [3]

Folks Lined Up For Custom Oreos

Dominique Ansel's milk-and-cookies shots [4] weren't the only treat festivalgoers queued up for en masse. Some waited in winding lines to watch (and enjoy) vending machines printed 3D Oreos themed around trending tweets.

Source: Instagram user paulapocket [5]

But Was It Worth It?

The jury's still out as to whether the long wait was worth it; one Instagram user summed up the exasperation simply: "waited an hour for this damn custom Oreo."

Source: Instagram user maddiepeschong [6]

BBQ Was a Nonnegotiable

When in Texas, right?

Source: Instagram user fullandcontent [7]

Even Adorable Pups Got in on the Fun

Fierce guard dogs kept the liquor supply safe.

Source: Instagram user deepeddyvodka [8]

BBQ and Bánh Mì Sliders

Texas calls out the next fusion cuisine, y'all. Get ready for Tex-manese cuisine! Or is it Vietna-Tex?

Source: Instagram user theelist [9]

3D Printed Candies Delighted

Oreo wasn't alone in 3D printed sweets.

Source: Instagram user tinchoforever [10]

Lone Star Dominated

Local brew Lone Star wasn't just for drinking — it even made it into the decor.

Source: Instagram user eastaustinsucculents [11]

Kimchi Fries

Festival attendees started the day right with these greasy, cheesy kimchi fries, certainly a "breakfast of champions."

Source: Instagram user sandiepantss [12]

Weinermobile Sightings Aplenty

Social media feeds were filled with sightings of the chuckle-inducing Weinermobile. (Really, who wouldn't delight in catching a glimpse of this iconic vehicle?)

Source: Instagram user fsaustin [13]

The Unofficial SXSW Motto

Drinking culture loomed large.

Source: Instagram user magstudies [14]

An Impressive Tex-Mex Spread

Attendees fueled up on tacos, queso, and guac.

Source: Instagram user jetsetfarryn [15]

Cookies-and-Milk Shots

Dominique Ansel caused the greatest edible stir this weekend when he previewed his chocolate chip cookie milk shots [16].

Source: Instagram user dominiqueansel [17]

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