For his Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, and his series of similarly titled books, Guy Fieri traverses the country in search of the best homespun eats America has to offer. Not surprisingly, his discoveries are cherished by an important segment of road warriors: touring musicians.
"I'm a huge rock fan and now that I get a chance to meet some of these guys and we talk about food, it's amazing," Fieri tells SPIN.com. AC/DC and Sammy Hagar are among the artists who have called him for culinary advice.
For that reason, we thought Fieri would be perfect to pick six great restaurants for music fans attending the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, later this month.
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