AUSTIN, Texas - An event has been set up for Saturday, April 4 for Austinites to remain physically separate but still hang out together and help support local businesses and musicians affected by the cancellation of South by Southwest (SXSW) and closures due to the coronavirus.
To participate in the ATX Living Room Picnic, people are asked to purchase a meal from a restaurant, grab a bottle of wine or growler of beer and then spread out a blanket and safely enjoy from the comfort of your home.
You can get a full list of participating restaurants here and you're asked to tag your favorite business and use the #atxlivingroompicnic or by tagging @atxlovelocal.
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Links and pictures from a few of the restaurants can be seen below.
(Andiamo - Daniela Marcone)
(Blenders & Bowls)
(Buenos Aires Cafe)
(Burro Cheese Kitchen - Erica Anderson)
(Domo Alley Gato - Julia Keim)
(Ghost Pizza - Jordan LeCroy)
(HipStirs - Jordan LeCroy)
(Juliet Italian Kitchen - Emily O'Conner)
(Kemuri Tatsu-Ya - Julia Keim)
(Nourished by Kurant - Jordan LeCroy)
(Peached Tortilla- Torie Gehrig)
(Ramen Tatsu-Ya - Kirsten Kaiser)
(The Cavalier - Rachelle Fox)
(The League - Stef Shapira)
(Tiny Pies - Amanda Wadsworth)
(Tony C's - Stef Shapira)
(Tso Chinese Delivery)
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