Where should I eat (and what else should I do) in Austin?

I'm heading to Austin at the end of February (Wed-Fri) to visit my best friend. I'd like to hear your suggestions for where to eat and what to do. I'm a former vegetarian looking forward to trying the bbq and all kinds of tacos. Beer, whiskey and wine all sound good, too.

And what else? Any good hiking trails? Somewhere to dance? Where can I go shopping for clothes, etc. that I wouldn't find back in Florida? What's worth packing up and bringing back home? My boyfriend's not coming with, and I'd like to bring back something food-related.

Thank you!

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