EDIBLE AUSTIN'S SIPPING SOCIAL Edible Austin celebrates their Beverage Issue with a Roaring Twenties-themed Sipping Social featuring custom cocktails and craft beers from local producers along with tasty nibbles from local culinary artisans. Fri., June 21, 7-10pm. (2013) Vuka Co-Op, 411 Monroe. $55.
URBAN ROOTS FARM LUNCHEON SERIES The chef luncheon series continues at Urban Roots with Rene Ortiz on June 21 and Jam Sanitchat on June 28. Fri., June 21, 11:30am. (2013) Urban Roots Farm, 7651 Delwau Lane, 512/750-8019. $20 suggested donation. www.urbanrootsatx.org
TASTE NORTH AUSTIN Restaurants in the Domain and around North Austin host an all-day, family-friendly food festival. Enjoy food samples, live music, and kids activities. Beer and wine will be for sale at some booths. Sat., June 22, 11am-4pm. (2013) The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 512/795-4230. VIP tasting tickets, $30; wristband tasting tickets, 10 tastes for $20. www.simon.com/mall/the-domain
TEXAS TIKI WEEK Purveyors of fine craft cocktails all over town will strut their stuff during this weeklong party. See www.texastikiweek.com for details. Sun. June 23 & 30
WINE & CHEESE PAIRING CLASS Cheesemonger Kelly Sheehan joins chef Sarah McIntosh to present five wine and cheese pairings. Sun., June 23, 5-6:30pm. (2013) Épicerie, 2307 Hancock, 512/371-6840. $30 ($25, members). www.winefoodfoundation.org
MONTHLY WINE DINNER Sommelier Pier Manna's monthly wine dinner series continues with shrimp, lobster, and mussels. Reserve by phone. Tue., June 25, 7pm. (2013) Andiamo Ristorante, 2521 Rutland, 512/719-3377. $50. www.andiamoitaliano.com
TRAILER FOOD TUESDAYS Last Tuesdays through October The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/457-5664. www.thelongcenter.org/event/trailer-food-tuesdays
HOPS & GRAIN BEER PAIRING DINNER Enjoy seven courses paired with local craft beer. Wed., June 26, 7pm. (2013) Salt & Time Butcher Shop & Salumeria, 1912 E. Seventh, 512/524-1383. $60 plus tax & tip. www.eventbrite.com/event/7040593605#
KENICHI BOURBON DINNER PARTY Wed., June 26, 7pm. (2013) Kenichi, 419 Colorado, 512/320-8883. $75. kenichiaustin.com/upcoming-events
MEET THE PRODUCERS SERIES Meet the winemakers from Pilot Knob Winery in Bertram at an open tasting to kick off this monthly series highlighting some of the restaurant's suppliers. Wed., June 26, 5-8pm. (2013) Snack Bar, 1224 S. Congress, 512/445-2626. www.snackbaraustin.com
ROBERT MONDAVI WINE DINNER Enjoy a multicourse dinner served at the resort's new organic farm. Tickets online. Wed., June 26, 6pm. (2013) Travaasa, 13500 FM 2769, 855/868-7282. $125. www.travaasa.ticketbud.com/robert-mondavi-wine-dinner
COLD ONES FOR CANCER Knock back a few for the Zero Prostate Cancer Run. Thu., June 27, 6-8pm. (2013) Flying Saucer, The Triangle, 46th & Guadalupe, 512/687-1950. Free beer in exchange for donations. www.facebook.com/events/375481129239466
ON THE PORCH MEETING WITH ANDY BROWN Travis County Judge candidate Andy Brown and former Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower will host an on-the-porch forum for area farmers and supporters of the farm-to-table, sustainable agriculture community at Brown's East Austin home. There will be tea, lemonade, and light refreshments. Local chefs Sonya Coté and Jesse Griffiths will join Tecolote Farm owners David and Katie Pitre in talking to Brown about the local food scene and how he could serve our growing agriculture community. Fri., June 28, 1:30-3:30pm. (2013) 1403 E. Second.
SWOOP HOUSE POP-UP DINNER SERIES The Pop-Up dinner series offers multi-course, chef-driven menus where guests can bring their own beer, wine, or spirits to match the meal. Chef Jay Huang will present Japanese Kaiseki on Friday, June 28, for $75. Chef Eric Nelson Brown will present a Mexican meal on Saturday, June 29, for $55. Reserve by phone. Fri., June 28 - Sat., June 29, 7pm, 7pm. (2013) Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. www.2dine4.com