Meal Times

Sept. 7-12

Friday 6

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Saturday 7

KIOLBASSA & KABERNET Each of the 13 wineries or tasting rooms along Highway 290 West will partner with an area restaurant to present a distinctive sausage from Kiolbassa Provision Co. paired with a fine Hill Country Cabernet Sauvignon. Some tasting fees may apply. Sat., Sept. 7, 10am-6pm. (2013) Fredericksburg Wine Road 290, Gillespie County. www.kiolbassa.com

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Sunday 8

FORMULA ONE WATCH PARTIES Liberty Tavern joins forces with ESPN to present Formula One watch parties on Sunday afternoons throughout the fall. Races from around the world will be played on tape delay on the 11 large hi-def screens in the bar. Beers from the host country will be highlighted with reduced prices on all beers and 50% off bar menu items. Personalities from ESPN's Speed City and The Horn will be on hand for most viewing parties. Sundays, noon-5pm, through Nov. 24. Liberty Tavern, 500 E. Fourth, 512/493-4901. www.libertytaverntx.com

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Monday 9

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Tuesday 10

SIMPLIFY COOKING CLASSES Want to improve your overall cooking skills? You'll learn basic skills and techniques in these relaxed, hands-on cooking classes, held 10am-noon or 6-8pm every Tuesday for five weeks. Reserve by phone. Tue., Sept. 10, (2013) Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666. $249. www.faradayskitchenstore.com

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAYS Last Tuesdays through October The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/457-5664. www.thelongcenter.org/event/trailer-food-tuesdays

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Wednesday 11

CENTRAL MARKET'S SIP & STROLL BREWNIVERSITY Craft brewers from Texas and around the country will be offering tastings and making their beer knowledge available to everyone. Enjoy beer and food pairings at nine tasting stations around each store. Reservations required. Wed., Sept. 11, 5-8pm. (2013) Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar; Central Market South, 4477 S. Lamar. $10.

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Thursday 12

FOOD FOR THOUGHT BENEFIT FOR COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS Chefs from 21 of Austin's finest restaurants will serve signature dishes to benefit the drop-out prevention programs of Communities in Schools. Thu., Sept. 12, 6-9pm. (2013) Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces, 512/263-4146. $150. www.foodforthought.ticketleap.com/2013

INA GARTEN, THE BARFOOT CONTESSA, IN CONVERSATION WITH PAT SHARPE Cookbook author and Emmy-winning Food Network celebrity cook Ina Garten will appear in conversation with Texas Monthly executive editor Pat Sharpe in this inaugural event of the Texas Performing Arts 2013-2014 season. Reserve tickets by phone. $10-$56. Thu., Sept. 12, 8pm. (2013) Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr., UT campus, 512/471-1444. www.utpac.org

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Friday 13

Z'TEJAS HATCH CHILE BASH Every September, Z'Tejas celebrates the arrival of Hatch chiles with special appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts. One dollar from each special dish will be donated to the Children's Blood & Cancer Survivorship Center this year. Z'Tejas Grill outlets at West Sixth, Arboretum, and Avery Ranch. www.ztejas.com

Ongoing

$0.25 MARTINI LUNCH Select martinis for a quarter on weekdays. Monday-Friday, 11-2 The Parish Underground, 214 E. Sixth, 512/494-6078. www.bealestreettavern.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

ACC’S BISTRO 3158 International cuisine from Austin Community College Culinary Arts students. Thursdays, 6pm ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, 512/223-5334. $22. www.austincc.edu/cularts/Bistro

AFTERNOON HIGH TEA Every Sunday afternoon, this Downtown cafe transforms into a Victorian tea room with plenty of brewed teas, dainty finger sandwiches, and delectable desserts. Hours by appointment. Sundays Cafe Ruckus, 409 W. Second, 512/476-7825. $30. info@caferuckus.com, www.caferuckus.com

ALL-DAY HAPPY HOUR $9 selected sake carafes. Wednesdays, 11am-10pm Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

BANGER'S BIG BAND BRUNCH Don't fear the Manmosa. Sundays, 11am-3pm Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656. www.bangersaustin.com

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

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

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

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

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

CULINARY CRAWLS Explore Austin's culinary scene with your fellow foodies. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm www.austindetours.com

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

ESPRESSO HAPPY HOUR Get your morning buzz on with free espresso shots. Tuesdays, 10-11am Thunderbird Cafe and Tap Room, 1401 Koenig, 512/420-8660. Free. www.thunderbirdaustin.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

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

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

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

JAZZ BRUNCH Sundays, 11am-2pm CRAVE, 304 E. Second, 512/469-0000. www.cravetexas.com

LAV APRÈS-MIDI Discounted wine, cocktails, and small plates. Tuesdays-Fridays, 5-6:30pm laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

LAV LATE NIGHT Weekend reverse happy hour. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30pm laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

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

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

PRIMETIME HAPPY HOUR Late-night happy hour. Nightly, 7-10pm W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600. www.whotelaustin.com

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

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

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

TIKI SUNDAYS AT PÉCHÉ Enjoy imaginative tiki cocktails every Sunday; grass skirts and leis optional. Sundays Peche, 208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011. www.pecheaustin.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

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