Food Events

May 30-June 3

Friday 30

NOBLE SANDWICH CO. VEGETARIAN DINNER The chef/owners demonstrate their passion for vegetable cuisine with this five-course meal, paired with wine. RSVP online. Fri., May 30, 8pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 12233 RR 620 N. #105, 512/382-6248.

SUPPER FRIENDS: PRIME TIME Chef Jason Carroll offers a classic steakhouse prime rib dinner, served family style. Fri., May 30, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60.

Saturday 31

ARGUS CIDERY’S TASTING ROOM REOPENING The tasting room reopens this weekend and will be open most Saturdays with a reservation policy. Email to make your reservation. Sat., May 31, 4-7pm. (2014) Argus Cidery, 12345 Pauls Valley Road, 512/288-0801.,

GOURMET PICNIC COOKING CLASS Chef Robert Mayberry will prepare a portable, seasonal, gourmet feast. Reserve by phone. Sat., May 31, 5-7pm. (2014) Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666. $49.

HEADS N TAILS CRAWFISH BOIL Sixpoint Brewery hosts a party with live music and crawfish with all the fixins' from Austin Crawfish Company. Sat., May 31, noon-4pm. (2014) Ray Benson's Rattle Inn, 610 Nueces, 512/373-8306. $10 early bird, $15 at door.

MAIFEST This Bavarian Festival benefit for Foodways Texas offers tastings of limited edition German-style beers from local breweries as well as live music and dancing, plus German food for sale. Sat., May 31, 1-7pm. (2014) Saengerrunde Hall, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/478-1411. $25.

Sunday 1

AUSTIN DAMES KITCHEN SALE Support the scholarship fund of Austin's Les Dames d'Escoffier chapter by shopping at this one-of-a kind sale of kitchenware, cookware, cookbooks, kitchen linens, flatware, glassware, bar and wine glassware, and accessories. Sun., June 1, 10am-2pm. (2014) Mueller Farmers Market, Browning Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd, 512/363-5700.

AUSTIN EATS FOOD TOUR The company has added a historical tour that hits some of our city's most distinctive spots and includes photo opportunities, a barbecue lunch with cold local libations, sodas, and dessert. Sun., June 1, 8:45-11:15am. (2014) 1300 S. Congress. $49.

BECKER WINES DINNER Enjoy a seasonal farm-to-table meal paired with award-winning wines from Becker Vineyards. Reservations necessary. Sun., June 1, 6:30pm. (2014) Greenhouse Craft Food, 1400 E. Old Settlers #110, Round Rock, 512/366-5567. $40.

ROSÉ BRUNCH Throughout our scorching summer, enjoy a refreshing $12 bottle of Rosé wine with brunch items and desserts at LaV. Sun., May 18 - Sat., Aug. 16, 11am-2:30pm. (2014) laV.

SWIFT'S ATTIC IS TURNING TWO! The restaurant kicks off a monthlong anniversary celebration with a party that is open to those who can show they follow Swift's on a social media platform upon arrival or via email. Sun., June 1, 8pm. (2014) Swift's Attic, 315 Congress, 512/482-8842. Free.,

Tuesday 3

DRIVEN TO DINE Enjoy a three-course meal prepared by chef Shawn Cirkiel plus the opportunity to test drive a new Lincoln. Tue., June 3, 5-10pm. (2014) Olive & June, 3411 Glenview, 512/467-9898. Free.

WINE ME DINE ME DINNER This dinner will focus on the wines of Sicily. Importer Jon Gerber returns as wine speaker and chef John Bates will be the guest chef preparing dessert. Reserve by phone. Tue., June 3, 6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200-B W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. $90.

Thursday 5

GUEST CHEF DINNER Chef Jesse Houston of Saltine Oyster Bar in Jackson, Miss. will prepare a multicourse small plates menu paired with wines and Jester King beers. Thu., June 5, 7pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 4805 Burnet Rd., 512/666-5124.

Friday 6

SUMMER WINE AND BEACH PARTY WITH THE TOP OF THE HILL COUNTRY WINERIES Pick up a tasting glass at the first stop and then enjoy wine tastings and beach party-inspired dishes at each of the seven participating boutique wineries. June 6-8 Top of the Hill Country Wine Trail. $25-40.


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.

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.

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.

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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