Food Events

April 12-17

Friday 11

SUPPER FRIENDS: FRENCH RUSTIC Enjoy a rustic French country meal paired with wines. Reserve by phone. Fri., April 11, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60. www.2dine4.com

Saturday 12

ADELBERT'S BREWERY THIRD ANNIVERSARY PARTY Celebrate the third anniversary with special tappings every hour during the party; admission price includes souvenir glass and six samples. Sat., April 12, 1-5pm. (2014) Adelbert's Brewery, 2314 Rutland #100. $20. www.adelbertsbeer.com

CLASSIC NEW ORLEANS: DINNER AT COURT OF TWO SISTERS Henri Alciatore, scion of one of New Orleans' oldest restaurant families, presents a menu based on a meal from a legendary NOLA restaurant with wine pairings and charming historic anecdotes. Sat., April 12, 6:30-9:30pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $70. www.facebook.com/events/420938294718422

CRAY CREPES & SKETCHY COMIC BOOK SUPER BRUNCH! This new brunch series includes sweet and savory crepes from chef DJ Crepes, coffee from Casa Brasil, and setups for BYOBubbly mimosas. Sat.-Sun., April 12-13, 10am-2pm 2427 Webberville. www.facebook.com/superhumanbean

GARRISON BROTHERS SPRING STILLHOUSE SERIES The spring series kicks off with a multicourse dinner prepared by chef Jon Bonnell and featuring wines from William Chris Vineyards and bourbons from Garrison Brothers. Benefits the Hye Preservation Society. Reserve by phone. Sat., April 12, 6-11pm. (2014) The Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery, 1827 Hye-Albert Rd., Hye, TX. $175 per seat or $1,000 for a table of six. www.stillhouseseries.com

LOUISIANA SWAMP THING & CRAWFISH FESTIVAL Live Louisiana music and Cajun food are the stars here; boiled crawfish given away a plate at a time while supplies last, plus dishes like gumbo, po'boys and étouffée for sale. Sat., April 12, 11am-10pm. (2014) Austin American-Statesman Parking Lot, 305 S. Congress. $20. www.roadwayevents.com/RoadStar/Events-cat.asp?media1Id=1521

POP-UP PICNIC FOR THE WALLER CREEK CONSERVANCY Purchase a ready-made picnic from one of 14 different restaurants or bring your own picnic, and buy beer, wine, or sangria on-site, all to benefit the Waller Creek Conservancy. Sat., April 12, 6:30pm. (2014) Palm Park, 601 E. Third, 512/477-1566. $30-150. www.wallercreekpicnic.org

SPRING MENU WINE TASTING Sample items from the new spring menu paired with wines from the spring list. Reserve via email. Sat., April 12, 2-4pm. (2014) Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar. $25. info@apothecaryaustin.com

SPRING TRANSPLANTS SALE Start planning your spring veggie garden with Johnson's Backyard Garden's organic transplants sale, including heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, squash, and more. You can also order online and arrange for pickup at an area farmers' market. Saturdays through April 19, 10am-2pm Johnson's Backyard Garden, 9515 Hergotz, 512/386-5273. www.jbgorganic.com

Sunday 13

CRAY CREPES & SKETCHY COMIC BOOK SUPER BRUNCH! This new brunch series includes sweet and savory crepes from chef DJ Crepes, coffee from Casa Brasil, and setups for BYOBubbly mimosas. Sat.-Sun., April 12-13, 10am-2pm 2427 Webberville. www.facebook.com/superhumanbean

INDEPENDENCE BREWING BEER DINNER Enjoy a multicourse dinner paired with beers from Independence Brewery. Reserve by phone. Sun., April 13, 6:30pm. (2014) Greenhouse Craft Food, 1400 E. Old Settlers #110, Round Rock, 512/366-5567. $40. info@greenhousecraftfood.com, www.greenhousecraftfood.com

JEFF LOFTON'S JAZZ BRUNCH Austin's No. 1 Jazz trumpeter, Jeff Lofton, kicks off the new jazz brunch series; he'll return for Easter Sunday, as well. Sun., April 13, 1-5pm. (2014) Zed's, 501 Canyon Ridge, 512/339-9337. www.zeds.bz

LEMONADE DAY: AUSTIN’S BEST TASTING COMPETITION Join in the fun while 25 of Austin's next generation of entrepreneurs compete for recognition and prizes in this annual contest. Sun., April 13, 8:30-10am. (2014) Thinkery, 1830 Simond, 512/469-6200. www.thinkeryaustin.org

Monday 14

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

Tuesday 15

SATAY BOOKSIGNING EVENT Meet author Patti Ashley, Ph.D., and get signed copies of her book Living in the Shadow of the Too-Good Mother Archetype. Thai appetizers will be served; reserve lunch by phone. Tue., April 15, 11am. (2014) Satay, 3202 W. Anderson #205, 512/467-6731. www.satayusa.com

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

Wednesday 16

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

Thursday 17

LIVE FIRE! Early-bird tickets are sold out, but it's not too late to get regular tickets to this beef-centric event featuring some of Austin's best chefs cooking over hot coals and open flames. Thu., April 17, 6:30-9pm. (2014) The Salt Lick, 3350 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/386-1044. $75. www.saltlickbbq.com

MEET THE CHEESEMAKER WITH EAGLE MOUNTAIN FARMHOUSE Meet the cheesemaker and taste a smattering of his cheeses paired with jams, jellies, olives, chutneys, and breads from Easy Tiger. Reserve by phone. Thu., April 17, 7-9pm. (2014) Antonelli's Cheese Shop, 4220 Duval St., 512/531-9610. $40. www.antonellischeese.com

THE GRAPEVINE IN GRUENE: WINE TASTING Thu., April 17, 5-8pm. (2014) Driftwood Winery and Ranger Creek Brewery.

Ongoing

$0.25 MARTINI LUNCH Select martinis for a quarter on weekdays. Mon.-Fri., 11am-2pm. The Parish Underground, 214 E. Sixth, 512/494-6078. www.theparishaustin.com

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV. 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 saké carafes. Wednesdays, 11am-10pm. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

ALL-NIGHT HAPPY HOUR Tipsy Tuesday until 2am. Tue., Nov. 24 - Tue., March 1. Roosevelt Room, 307 W. Fifth, 512/494-4094. www.therooseveltroomatx.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

BOURBON MONTH Through Sept. 30 Opal Divine's, all locations. www.opaldivines.com

CHARCUTERIE AND CHEESE Tue., Dec. 8 & Thu., Dec. 10 Antonelli's Cheese House, 500 Park Blvd.. $60. www.antonellischeese.com

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

CULT MOVIE NIGHT Projected on the wall for maximum viewing every Monday. Mon., Nov. 23 - Mon., Feb. 29. Roosevelt Room, 307 W. Fifth, 512/494-4094. www.therooseveltroomatx.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.fb.com/thunderbirdkoenig

HEIRLOOM TOMATO FESTIVAL Enjoy fresh-off-the-vine heirloom tomatoes. Through August 31. Crú Food & Wine Bar, both locations. www.cruawinebar.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

HOLIDAY PAIRINGS: HOW TO CELEBRATE WITH CHEESE Some of our most sought-after Winter seasonal cheeses. Tue., Nov. 17 - Thu., Dec. 17, 6:30-8:30pm. (2015) Antonelli's Cheese House, 4220 Duval St., 512/531-9610. $50. www.antonellischeese.com

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

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

MOOJO'S SHAKE-IT-UP MONDAY! Get 30% off the Shake That Cookie! Mondays. Moojo, 2322 Guadalupe, 269/873-6101. www.moojo.net

MOOJO'S SMUSH-IT WEDNESDAY! Get $1.00 off the superhero sandwich! Wednesdays. Moojo, 2322 Guadalupe, 269/873-6101. www.moojo.net

NATIONAL SALAD MONTH Lettuce count the ways. Mon., May 11 - Sun., May 31, (2015) Fuzzy's Taco Shop, all locations. www.fuzzystacoshop.com

NATIONAL SANDWICH MONTH 15% discount on all sandwiches during lunch. Through Aug. 31. The Hightower, 1209 E. Seventh, 512/524-1448. www.thehightoweraustin.com

OKTOBERFEST Traditional and special German beer, and bratwurst. Through October 31 Smoke n' Hops, 3799 Hwy. 290 E., Dripping Springs, 512/655-3069.

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

RAW NIGHTS Crudo, ceviche, and poké. Through September Mongers Market + Kitchen, 2401 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/215-8972. www.mongersaustin.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

SULLIVAN’S WHITE HOT PARTY Exclusive giveaways, summer entertainment and delicious eats. Fri., Sept. 4, 5-9pm. (2015) Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/495-6504. www.sullivansteakhouse.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

TASTE OF THANKSGIVING Everything from vegetarian options to traditional pies. Sat., Nov. 14 - Sun., Nov. 22, (2015) Wheatsville Food Co-op, 3101 Guadalupe, 512/478-2667. www.wheatsville.coop

TEXAS FARMERS' MARKET AT LAKELINE Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/363-5700. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/lakeline

TEXAS FARMERS' MARKET AT MUELLER Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Lake Park & Browning Hangar, 4209 Airport. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/mueller

THREE COURSE SAVORY TASTING MENU Every evening in December. $30 for wine pairing. Daily through Dec. 30 laV. $60. www.lavaustin.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

TOY DRIVE Three-week toy drive benefiting Dell Children’s Hospital at both Cedar Park locations. Through Dec. 18 PDQ, both locations. www.eatpdq.com

VINTNER DINNER SERIES: WESTCAVE CELLARS WINERY Round Mountain vintner teams up with chef Chris Huffman. Sat., Jan. 23 - Sat., Feb. 27, (2016) Blair House, 100 W. Spoke Hill Dr., Wimberley, 512/847-1111. $70. www.blairhouseinn.com

WEDNESDAY DINNER BUFFET Dinner features an array of food fairs, Russian comfort food, Ukrainian cuisine, Georgian cuisine, Central Asian cuisine, as well as the best traditional drinks like mors, kompot, and Russian tea included in the price. Wed., Nov. 18 - Wed., March 16. Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $30. www.russianhouseofaustin.com

WHISKEY WEDNESDAY December means Scotch. Wed., Dec. 2 - Wed., Dec. 30, 4pm. (2015) 416 Bar & Grille, 5011 Burnet Rd. #150, 512/206-0540. www.416barandgrille.com

WHISKEY WEDNESDAYS Half-priced pours on select bottles of whiskeys. Wed., Nov. 25 - Wed., March 2. Roosevelt Room, 307 W. Fifth, 512/494-4094. www.therooseveltroomatx.com

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