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Shilpa Bakre

About Shilpa

Shilpa Bakre

Despite living all over the world, Austin is the only place that Shilpa has ever called home. She is a two time graduate of UT at Austin, where she earned a Journalism degree and later, a Master’s in Public Affairs. 

She's worked for organizations like the Austin Museum of Art, USA Boxing, and NBC. During her diverse tenure, she worked on four Olympic Games, procuring an Emmy award for her producer/writer role in 2008.

She's fluent in Marathi and Hindi, teaches yoga and dreams of being a NatGeo wildlife photog in her next life.

Special Interests

Shilpa knows a lot about:

  • Craft Beer
  • Arts & Culture
  • Yoga

Shilpa's Special Recommendations

Shilpa says, "Don't leave Austin without experiencing live music , running the hike & bike trail, witnessing the bats or sampling from a food truck."

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Barbecue Joints We Love

From Savannah all the way to Phoenix, there's great barbecue being created . . . and it's not always in a setting you'd expect, or even find.  Our Local Experts lead you to some great BBQ joints in...