June 28-July 4
SUMMER OF '79 From Memorial Day through Labor Day, Sullivan's Steakhouse offers three-course dinners. Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504. $79 three course dinner for 2. www.sullivansteakhouse.com
BALSAMIC VINEGAR & CHEESE PAIRING CLASS Jeff Conarko of Con' Olio Oils & Vinegars will moderate a tasting of aged balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy, paired with select cheeses in a class at the Whole Foods Market Culinary Center. $25 per person; reserve at 542-2340. Fri., June 29, 6pm. (2012) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/476-1206. www.wholefoodsmarket.com
EATING WELL WITH A BUSY LIFE Chef Andrew Brooks' summer cooking class series at Spirited Food Co. kicks off with a simple and delicious dinner menu. Admission includes dinner and drinks. Reserve by phone or email. Fri., June 29, 6-8pm. (2012) Spirited Food Co., 1208 W. Fourth, 844-1833. $50. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.spiritedfood.com
BURGERS 'N BLUES WITH WINE FLIGHT FIGHT Enjoy music by the Red, White and Blues Boys on the winery's mist-cooled patio while guest chef Joanne Bondy fires up burgers on the grill and guest sommeliers Jane Nickles and Shields T. Hood conduct a special battle of the palates or flight fight tasting. The event is free but lunch reservations are necessary; adults $19, kids 11 and younger, $10. Sat., June 30, noon-2pm. (2012) Fall Creek Vineyards, 1820 CR 222, Tow, 325/379-5361. www.fcv.com
GROW TOGETHER INTERNATIONAL COOK-OFF Sample cuisines from around the world as international cooks from the refugee community compete for prizes and recognition at this cook-off sponsored by Grow Together. Live music; $10 suggested donation. Sat., June 30, 6-9:30pm. (2012) Capitol Village Apartments, 6855 Hwy. 290 E.. www.grow-together.org
ROYAL FIG ARTISAN DINNER SERIES Chef Dan Stacy continues the artisan dinner series with a a multicourse meal featuring cheeses created by CKC Farms, located in Blanco. Reserve by phone or email. Sat., June 30, 6pm. (2012) Royal Fig Harvest Room, 4238 Bee Caves Rd., 739-3233. $65, BYOB. email@example.com, www.royalfig.com
REPUBLIC TEQUILA TASTING Sample cocktails and wine-a-ritas made with Republic Tequila and their exclusive line of spirit blends while shopping for chocolate strawberries, wine and liqueur-filled chocolates, and their new Purple Heart chocolates in honor of military veterans. Register for a chance to win some Republic Tequila or tequila-filled chocolates while you're there. Tue., July 3, 5-7pm; Wed., July 4, noon-2pm & 5-7pm Chocolat Quintessential Chocolates, 251 W. Main, Fredericksburg, 830/990-9382. www.chocolat-tx.us
BECKER VINEYARDS FOURTH OF JULY CHILI COOK-OFF Becker Vineyards and the Chili Appreciation Society International host the annual Chili Cook-off to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fredericksburg. This year's event features both chili and salsa competitions as well as wine tastings and live music. Entry fee for chili competitors is $20, $10 for salsa makers. Contact Alan Dean at 512/567-2835 to enter. Guests can enjoy 10 chili samples for $5. Sampling begins at 11am until the chili runs out; judging at 2pm. Wed., July 4, 10am-5pm. (2012) Becker Vineyards, 464 Becker Farms Rd., Stonewall, 800/946-9463. www.beckervineyards.com
SPAGHETTI WESTERN NIGHTS Art Blondin will serve up all-you-can-eat spaghetti with rib sauce and garlic bread for $9.95 along with free shows by Western Swing or Blue Grass bands on Wednesday evenings. Wed., July 18, 6-10pm. (2012) Jax Neighborhood Cafe CLOSED.
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