Food Events

Friday 25

'DRUNKEN MASTER' OFF-CENTERED BEER FEAST This Off Centered Film Fest special event combines a kung-fu classic, a five-course meal, and eight Dogfish Head beers. Fri., April 25, 7pm. (2014) Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N., Bldg. F, 512/861-7070. $75.

SUPPER FRIENDS: INTERIOR MEXICAN End the month with their most requested menu, a multicourse Interior Mexican dinner prepared by chef Jason Carroll. Reserve online. Fri., April 25, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $45.

Saturday 26

CHILI COOKOFF Categories include chili, brisket, beans, and ribs; entry fees apply for competitors. Sat., April 26, 8am-9pm. (2014) American Legion Post 83, 4401 E. St. Elmo, 512/442-2896. Free.

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL Festivities include a 5K run, a gumbo cookoff, and performances by Cory Morrow and Kevin Fowler. Sat., April 26, 11am-11pm. (2014) Comal County Fairgrounds, 701 Common Street, New Braunfels. $12-20.

LONESTAR CRAWFISH FESTIVAL All-you-can-eat crawfish, with Pat Green and William Clark Green performing. Sat., April 26, 6:30-10:30pm. (2014) Stubb's, 801 Red River, 512/699-3467. $35-60.

Sunday 27

GLOBAL SOUP PARTY Benefits Cooking Up Cultures. Sun., April 27, 5-8pm. (2014) In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/814-5533. Free.

SUPPER FRIENDS: SUNDAY BRUNCH Begin this leisurely brunch with a serrano sangrita and passed appetizers before settling in for a few courses. Reserve online. Sun., April 27, 11am-2pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $38.

Monday 28

'ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN' SNEAK PREVIEW In this episode, the traveling chef and cultural observer visits Mexico to explore food and culture and the impact of drug-related violence. Mon., April 28, 7pm. (2014) Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St., 512/974-3772. Free.

NOLA CULTURAL FUSION DINNER Chef Gribkov welcomes legendary New Orleans restaurateur Henri Alciatore to present a six-course meal fusing classic Russian dishes with Cajun-Creole cuisine. Reserve by phone. Mon., April 28, 6:30pm. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $55.

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.

Tuesday 29

ANDIAMO RISTORANTE MONTHLY WINE DINNER Enjoy a multicourse dinner based on dishes from Andiamo's spring menu paired with wines. Reserve by phone or email. Tue., April 29, 7pm. (2014) $50.

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.

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAY The last Tuesday of the month ritual returns to the terrace with live music, Real Ale beers, wine and spirits, plus a different, mouth-watering array of local food trucks every month. Bring the family and a picnic blanket for food and fun. Tue., April 29, 5-9pm. (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts City Terrace, 512/474-5664.

Wednesday 30

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.

Thursday 1

NEON NIGHTS Enjoy Tito's cocktails, live music, and food from chef David Waggoner at this neon-art gallery. Thu., May 1, 6-9pm. (2014) Roadhouse Relics, 1720 S. First, 512/442-6366.

OCCUPY RUSSIAN HOUSE: MAY DAY Celebrate both spring and May Day in Russian fashion, with food, drinks, and music. Thu., May 1, 9pm-1am. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. Free.,

SIXTH ANNUAL AMERICAN WHISKEY FESTIVAL Raise a glass to American bourbon and Tennessee, Canadian, and rye whiskies at this annual fest. A shuttle bus will run from Opal Divine's other locations; seating is limited, so RSVP is a must. Part of the proceeds will benefit Meals on Wheels. Thu., May 1, 7-10pm. (2014) Opal Divine's Penn Field, 3601-K S. Congress, 512/707-0237. $40 in advance, $45 at door.

STILL HUNGRY? Find more events – including Kentucky Derby watch parties and Cinco de Mayo celebrations – online. Thu., May 1, (2014) Various venues.


12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV.

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.

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.,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.,

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350.

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, 512/852-2350. $24.

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, 512/852-2350.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm. Corner of MLK & Miriam.

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm. Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404.

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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