Meal Times

July 19-26

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

CLASSES AT CON' OLIO Con' Olio introduces guests to high-quality extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars in classes at their new Downtown outlet: Olive oils for $19.99 on Thursday, July 19, 7pm and balsamic vinegars for $29.99 on Thursday, July 26, 7pm. 215 Lavaca, 495-1559. www.conolios.com

SUMMER HARVEST FESTIVAL The award-winning winery celebrates its 35th anniversary with a month-long harvest festival of fabulous weekend activities. Check out the event schedule at www.messinahof.com and reserve online or by phone. July 26-Aug. 19 Messina Hof Winery and Resort, 4545 Old Reliance, Bryan, 979/778-9463.

BAKE SALE RETURNS Jodi Elliott's wildly popular bake sales at Foreign & Domestic are back. Drop by with cash to see what Jodi and Rosie have cooked up! Sat., July 21, 10am-noon. (2012) Foreign & Domestic, 306 E. 53rd, 512/459-1010. www.fndaustin.com

CHILI & CHILLIN' The 12 wineries along the Wine Road 290 trail invite you to stop in for tastes of distinctive chili pepper concoctions paired with Hill Country wines. Check out the map online and stop wherever your please. Sat., July 21, 10am. (2012) Fredericksburg Wine Road 290, Gillespie County, 830/868-7027. info@wineroad290.com, www.wineroad290.com

GO TEXAN TRAILER FOOD COMPETITION AT THE NATY The food trailers at the NATY are holding a food trailer competition to kick off the Texas Department of Agriculture's Go Texan Restaurant Roundup (www.GoTexanRestaurantRoundup.com. Judging by the celebrity panel will take place at 2pm and free samples will be available for People's Choice voting from 2:30-5pm. Dishes from the competition will be on the NATY trailer menus all week. Sat., July 21, 2-5pm. (2012) North Austin Trailer Yard, 1012 W. Anderson.

ROYAL FIG ARTISAN DINNER Royal Fig's Artisan Dinner series continues when chef Dan Stacy presents a multicourse dinner incorporating the hand-crafted brews of Jester King Brewery in each dish. $40 per person; reserve online or by phone. Sat., July 21, 7pm. (2012) Royal Fig Harvest Room, 4238 Bee Caves Rd., 512/739-3233. www.royalfig.com

THIRD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Celebrate three years of success at this popular Eastside hipster joint and enjoy live music and drink specials at the late night party. Sun., July 22, 5pm-2am. (2012) East Side Show Room, 1100 E. Sixth, 512/467-4280. www.eastsideshowroom.com

BRISTOL BAY SOCKEYE SALMON DINNER & FILM SCREENING Trace at the W and Slow Food Austin host a four-course dinner featuring Bristol Bay sockeye salmon followed by the screening of the documentary, Red Gold, about the endangered Alaska salmon run. Whole Foods Market fishmonger and salmon fisherman Jason Hedlund will speak and provide the fish for the dinner. Tickets are $65 for Slow Food members, $75 for nonmembers. Purchase them at www.slowfoodaustinsalmondinner.eventbee.com. Tue., July 24, 7pm. (2012) Trace at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3660. www.traceaustin.com

REAL ALE BEER DINNER Easy Tiger hosts a multicourse dinner paired with hand-crafted brews from Blanco's Real Ale. $55; reserve by phone. Tue., July 24, 6-10pm. (2012) Easy Tiger, 709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972. www.easytigeraustin.com

11 COURSE LOBSTER DINNER Chef Andrew Francisco continues his world culinary tour with an 11 course Maine lobster dinner. $150 per person; reserve online or by phone. Wed., July 25, 6:30pm. (2012) Olivia, 2043 S. Lamar, 512/804-2700. www.olivia-austin.com

SINGLE MALT WHISKY GUIDED TASTING Wed., July 25, 6pm. (2012) Haddingtons, $35. www.haddingtonsrestaurant.com

JESTER KING CRAFT BREWERY DINNER New Hyatt executive chef Paul French and the kitchen at Southwest Bistro present a five-course dinner paired with craft brews from Jester King Brewery. $60 per person; reserve by phone or at www.opentable.com. Thu., July 26, 7pm. (2012) Southwest Bistro at the Hyatt Regency, 208 Barton Springs Rd., 512/477-1234.

AUTHENTIC BRITISH PUB OPENS IN CENTRAL MARKET DURING OLYMPICS In honor of London's 2012 Olympics, Central Market opens the Local, an authentic British-style pub serving British pub fare, imported British beers, French and Australian wines, and Fentiman's sodas. Drop into the Local adjacent to the wine and beer department. June 27-Aug. 12, noon-8pm Central Market South, 4477 S. Lamar, 512/899-4300. www.centralmarket.com

FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Chef and co-owner Alma Alcocer-Thomas invites friends and fans of her restaurant to drop in this weekend for $4 Chilanga Margaritas and Micheladas. Fri.-Sun., June 27-29, 11am-11pm El Alma Cafe y Cantina, 1025 Barton Springs Rd., 512/609-8923. www.elalmacafe.com/

SUMMER HARVEST BEACH PARTY Pick up a souvenir tasting glass and a beach towel at any of the seven wineries along the Top of the Hill Country Wine Trail north and west of Austin. Celebrate the summer harvest with special pairings and music along the way. Fri.-Sun., July 27-29


SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 401 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/257-8500. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/cedar-park

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

DRINK LOCAL HAPPY HOUR Local brews for cheap. What better way to prepare for hump day? Tuesdays, 5-7pm Contigo, 2027 Anchor, 512/614-2260. $2 pints. www.contigoaustin.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz accompanies this bimonthly brunch buffet held in the hotel's courtyard lounge. $3 mimosas. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 10am-2pm Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

TOKYO HAPPY HOUR BRUNCH Check out the new Tokyo Brunch menu on weekends where made-from-scratch Japanese dishes are paired with sake cocktails. Enjoy happy hour prices from 10-11:30am at brunch during an introductory period. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

LONGHORN BREAKFAST CLUB Bloody Mary bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 27 J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, 512/433-6954. www.jblacks.com

TAILGATE ON THE LAWN Three hours prior to UT football kickoff time, Hotel Ella serves up food, brews, and cocktails, plus shuttle service to and from the stadium. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50. www.hotelella.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz, $3 mimosas, and a brunch buffet. Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. $24. www.sanjosehotel.com

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT CENTRAL MARKET’S COOKING SCHOOL An array of holiday-themed cooking classes. Sun., Nov. 2, (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/LocationDetail.aspx/AustinNorthLamar

COMMUNITY TABLE AT UCHI Enter a lottery to attend a community table at Uchi. Tue., Nov. 25, (2014) Uchi, 801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808. austin@uchirestaurants.com, uchiaustin.com

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com