Meal Times

Oct. 31-Nov. 7

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

AUSTIN BEER WEEK Ten days of beer-themed activities at venues around town include tappings, pairings, parties, book signings, trivia nights, and even a ping pong tourney. Oct. 25-Nov. 3 www.austinbeerweek.com

TRUCK BY TRUCKWEST Sixty-plus trailers around town compete for food truck dominance and a $10,000 prize. Pick up your TXTW badge and map at Trailer Food Tuesday at the Long Center on Oct. 29. Oct. 29-Nov. 3 The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664. $20 for a tasting badge (advance); $30 at door. www.truckbytruckwest.com

CHEF DU CINEMA GOES FOR THE GOLD Chef du Cinema Ron Deustch has chosen an all gold, four-course meal to pair with the iconic James Bond film, Goldfinger. Reserve tickets online. Sat., Nov. 2, 6:30pm. (2013) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $50. www.centralmarket.com

KEBABALICIOUS GRAND OPENING Celebrate the grand opening of the new brick-and-mortar location on the Eastside. There will be beer, food, live music, and a photo booth. Free kebabs from 7-8pm. Sat., Nov. 2, 11am-10pm. (2013) Kebabalicious, 1311 E. Seventh. www.austinkebab.com

REGIONAL WINE COMPARISION CLASS French sommelier Melba Allen will lead a class comparing Super Texan wines with award-winning Sangioveses and Flat Creek's gold medal Viognier against internationally recognized Viogniers. Sat., Nov. 2. 1 & 3pm Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend East, Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $30. www.flatcreekestate.com

SLOW FEAST IN THE FIELD Enjoy a locally sourced meal under twinkling stars on the pastoral grounds of Green Gate Farm to raise money for the Austin Discovery School. Sat., Nov. 2, (2013) Green Gate Farms, 8310 Canoga, 512/769-3612. $100 a plate. www.austindiscoveryschool.org/slowfeast

AUSTIN OYSTER FESTIVAL Try oysters from the Raw Bar, the Grill Bar, or the Fry Bar and wash them down with drinks from the Bloody Mary and Topo Chico beverage bars. Sun., Nov. 3, 1-6pm. (2013) Shoal Crossing Event Center, 8611 MoPac N., 512/261-0142. $50 ($75 VIP happy hour starts at noon). www.austinoysterfestival.com

SLOW FOOD AUSTIN FARM TOUR & DINNER Take a tour of the farm to learn about their organic growing and animal husbandry practices, followed by dinner prepared by chef Matt Taylor of Swift's Attic. Reserve online. Sun., Nov. 3, 5-8pm. (2013) HausBar Farms, 3300 Govalle, 512/476-5858. $25. www.slowfoodaustin.org

BENJI’S CANTINA DOS PAIRING DINNER Enjoy a four-course, upscale Tex-Mex dinner paired with fine wines. Tue., Nov. 5, 7pm. (2013) Benji's Cantina, 716 W. Sixth. $60-85. www.benjiscantina.com/unodostres

WINE ME DINE ME DINNER SERIES Owner/winemaker Adam Lee from Siduri Winery is the special guest at this Vintage Release dinner for Pinot Noir lovers. Reserve by phone. Tue., Nov. 5, 6pm. (2013) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. $125 (all-inclusive). www.cafejosie.com

FALL BOURBON DINNER Enjoy a multicourse fall meal to pair with some of the best bourbons available. Email to make reservations. Wed., Nov. 6, 6:30pm. (2013) Cover 3, 2700 W. Anderson #202, 512/374-1121. $70. events@cover-3.com, www.cover-3.com

'MY MEATLESS LIFE' Chef Ayinde Howell will perform his one-man show about life as a vegan. He will prepare a dish for the show and give away raffle prizes during shows at 7 and 9pm. Thu., Nov. 7, (2013) The Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress, 512/476-0473. www.hideouttheatre.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

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