Meal Times

June 20-26

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, 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 Cafe & Grocery, 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, 877/261-7792. $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. (2013) Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. www.2dine4.com


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