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October 4, 2022

What food to grab around SXSW based on the SXSW film you’re most excited to see


With various food options in the Austin area and hundreds of films showing at South By Southwest, badge holders may find it difficult to plan time to eat. The Daily Texan created a quiz for film lovers to find accessible places to grub and enjoy all SXSW offers. 

What does your ideal Friday night look like? 

  1. Going on a spontaneous adventure with friends 
  2. Seeing your favorite comedian perform
  3. Getting dressed up to go out on the town
  4. Staying in and watching movies

Which SXSW music artist would you listen to on repeat?

  1. China Bears
  2. Flo Milli
  3. Frex 
  4. Tramhaus

What’s your go-to film genre?

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Thriller

Which SXSW film would you drop everything to watch?

  1. “The Fall Guy”
  2. “Babes”
  3. “A Nice Indian Boy”
  4. “Cuckoo”

Which 2000s film soundtrack resonates with you the most?

  1. “Taken” 
  2. “Wedding Crashers” 
  3. “The Devil Wears Prada”
  4. “The Ring”

What’s your go-to movie snack?

  1. Nachos
  2. Soft Pretzel
  3. M&Ms
  4. Popcorn

How do you prefer your movies to end?

  1. On a cliffhanger 
  2. With you crying from laughter 
  3. A predictable and happy ever after 
  4. With your heart left racing and adrenaline high 


Mostly A’s: You’re a huge fan of action movies and are excited to watch “The Fall Guy” and “Monkey Man.” Your go-to meal is always the infamous Austin BBQ.

Food Recommendations: Cooper’s BBQ (217 Congress Ave.), La Barbecue (2401 E Cesar Chavez), 

Terry Black’s Barbecue (1003 Barton Springs Rd.)

Mostly B’s: You enjoy a good comedy movie and look forward to watching “Babes” and “Y2K.” Your go-to meal is savory Tex-Mex. 

Food Recommendations: Gabriella’s (900 E. 7th St.), Polvos (2004 S 1st St.), Vaquero Taquero (603 Sabine St.)

Mostly C’s: If there’s a new drama movie, you’re the first to know about it. You’re excited to watch “A Nice Indian Boy” and “The Idea of You.” Your go-to meal is the foolproof burger and fries duo. 

Food Recommendations: Better Half (406 Walsh St.), Top Notch (7525 Burnet Rd.), Wholly Cow Burgers (3010 S Lamar Blvd.)

Mostly D’s: You get a thrill from thriller movies and are most excited to watch “Cuckoo” and “Things Will Be Different.” Your go-to meal includes mouth-watering pizza. 

Food Recommendations: Home Slice Pizza (1415 S Congress Ave.), Pedroso’s Pizza (8315 Burnet Rd.), Possum Pizza (2324 E Cesar Chavez St.)

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