Meal Times

Brews With Bates Collaborative Dinner

Chef John Bates of Noble Sandwiches joins executive chef Nadine Thomas and pastry chef Janina O'Leary to present a delicious dinner paired with local craft brews and beer cocktails by libationist Joyce Garrison. Cocktails at 6pm, followed by dinner accompanied by the music of Twilight Trio. Proceeds benefit the Sustainable Food Center. Reserve by phone. $50.

Trace at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3660


Dishcrawl Tours in Austin

Dishcrawl is national social media start-up that leads four-stop restaurant tours in cities across the country. They are now offering tours in Austin: the tour Tue., Jan. 22 will visit four eateries Downtown; the tour Wed., Jan. 23 will visit four spots along South Congress. Make reservations online. 7pm. $45.


Pizza Pairing Featuring Balcones Distilling

7-9pm. $49.

The Pizza Bistro, 12001 Burnet Rd.


Supper Friends Dinners

Three guest chefs finish out the month in the Supper Friends kitchen: Chef Dustin Koerner presents a Latin Fusion meal on Fri., Jan. 18 at 7pm; Chef Josh Venne's guests will Experience Spain on Wed., Jan. 23; and chef Eric Nelson Brown will prepare Classy Texas Comfort Food on Fri. & Sat., Jan. 25 & 26. As always, reserve by phone and BYOB. $65.

Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600