Meal Times

July 12-17

Saturday 12

MESMERIZING MEXICO Sample complimentary Mexican foods and wines while taking a virtual tour of Mexico's popular tourist destinations at this travel agency, wine bar, and cafe. RSVP online. Sat., July 12, 2-5pm. (2014) The Departure Lounge, 311 W. Fifth #102. Free. departurelounge.celebrations.com/MesmerisingMexico

Sunday 13

FLUFF BAKE BAR POP-UP PASTRY SHOP Chef-owner Ned Elliott welcomes the crew from Houston's popular bakery. Come early for their excellent French pastries paired with Casa Brasil coffees. Sun., July 13, 9am-3pm. (2014) Foreign & Domestic, 306 E. 53rd, 512/459-1010. Free. www.fndaustin.com

INDEPENDENCE! AN AMERICAN & FRENCH INSPIRED DINNER Pay tribute to the forefathers who fought for American and French independence by enjoying a six-course Franco-American dinner paired with American and French wines. Reserve by phone or email. Sun., July 13, 6pm. (2014) Henri's Cheese & Wine, 2026 S. Lamar, 512/442-3373. $100. david@henrischeese.com, www.henrischeese.com

KOOP'S RED-HOT HOOTENANNY & BEST-BY-GOLLY PIE CONTEST Food Network Star fan fave Rodney "Pie Man" Henry will again be on hand to judge entries in the pie contest, so make sure to bring your best! Sun., July 13, 6pm. (2014) Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562. $10 at door. www.spiderhousecafe.com

PAJAMA BRUNCH Roll in for the excellent brunch in your PJs at the popular Downtown spot and be rewarded with a complimentary mimosa. Staff will be in their PJs, too, one Sunday every month. Sun., July 13, 10:30am-2:30pm. (2014) The Bonneville, 202 W. Cesar Chavez, 512/428-4643. www.thebonnevilleaustin.com

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, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

SAINT ARNOLD BREWING BEER DINNER Round Rock's newest farm-to-table restaurant hosts a five-course dinner prepared by chef Rob Snow and paired with craft brews from St. Arnold. Reserve by phone or email. Sun., July 13, 6:30pm. (2014) Greenhouse Craft Food, 1400 E. Old Settlers #110, Round Rock, 512/366-5567. $45. www.greenhousecraftfood.com

SOCIAL SUNDAZE This new venue above Chicago House is now serving brunch complemented by mimosas, sangria, and DJ music. Sundays through July 27, noon-4pm Upstairs on Trinity, 601 Trinity. www.facebook.com/events/395951450547615

WHOLE HOG ROAST Be sure to arrive early to get a sumptuous plate of roast pork and all the fixins paired with New Belgium brews at this first come, first served party. Sun., July 13, 5pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 4805 Burnet Rd., 512/666-5124. $13. www.noblesandwiches.com

Monday 14

AUSTIN RESTAURANT WEEK WRAP PARTY & PIG ROAST Celebrate another successful Austin Restaurant week and donate to Meals on Wheels & More at this wrap party. Enjoy roast pork with sides donated by Hardie's and Deep Eddy vodka cocktails. A portion of the ticket price benefits MOWAM. Mon., July 14, 6:30-8pm. (2014) Meals on Wheels and More, 3227 E. Fifth, 512/476-6325. $20. www.mealsonwheelsandmore.org

BASTILLE DAY AT ÉPICERIE Celebrate French liberation with French-influenced offerings on the regular menu, or indulge in some of the special French cheeses stocked by new cheesemonger Daniel Largess especially for the holiday. Mon., July 14, (2014) Épicerie, 2307 Hancock, 512/371-6840. www.epicerieaustin.com

BASTILLE DAY AT PECHE Specials from the kitchen will have a French theme, and the bar will be offering $5 Pernod absinthe and $5 Bastille whiskey all evening. Mon., July 14, 4pm-1am. (2014) Péché, 208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011. www.pecheaustin.com

TASTE AND DONATE HAPPY HOUR During one week of July, August, and September, the cafe will donate 10% of happy hour proceeds to select nonprofits. July's beneficiary is AIDS Services of Austin featuring wines from Fall Creek Vineyards and artisan foods by former cafe chef/owner, Charles Mayes Mon., July 14 - Sat., July 19, 3-6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

Tuesday 15

SUMMER WINE DINNER SERIES Enjoy a French-inspired multicourse feast with French wine pairings on the day after Bastille Day. Reserve via email. Tue., July 15, 7pm. (2014) Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar, 4800 Burnet Rd. #450, 512/371-1600. $60, all inclusive. info@apothecaryaustin.com, www.apothecaryaustin.com

TASTE AND DONATE HAPPY HOUR During one week of July, August, and September, the cafe will donate 10% of happy hour proceeds to select nonprofits. July's beneficiary is AIDS Services of Austin featuring wines from Fall Creek Vineyards and artisan foods by former cafe chef/owner, Charles Mayes Mon., July 14 - Sat., July 19, 3-6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

TIKI TUESDAYS Austin's hippest hotel offers a signature house tiki cocktail and surf tunes from the Avocados every Tuesday night in July. Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

Wednesday 16

TASTE AND DONATE HAPPY HOUR During one week of July, August, and September, the cafe will donate 10% of happy hour proceeds to select nonprofits. July's beneficiary is AIDS Services of Austin featuring wines from Fall Creek Vineyards and artisan foods by former cafe chef/owner, Charles Mayes Mon., July 14 - Sat., July 19, 3-6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

Thursday 17

COME AND TASTE IT Enjoy wines from Texas South Wind Winery and craft beer from Live Oak Brewing. Thu., July 17, 5-8pm. (2014) The Grapevine, 1612 Hunter Rd., New Braunfels, 830/606-0093. www.grapevineingruene.com

TASTE AND DONATE HAPPY HOUR During one week of July, August, and September, the cafe will donate 10% of happy hour proceeds to select nonprofits. July's beneficiary is AIDS Services of Austin featuring wines from Fall Creek Vineyards and artisan foods by former cafe chef/owner, Charles Mayes Mon., July 14 - Sat., July 19, 3-6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

Friday 18

BIKINIS PAGEANT AND BBQ COOK-OFF Road trip! Plenty of live music, beer, barbecue, and fun at this annual event. Fri., July 18 - Sat., July 19, (2014) Bikinis Texas, 7905 Old San Antonio Rd., Fredericksburg. www.bikinissportsbarandgrill.com

EIGHTIES-NINETIES DISCO NIGHT Party down to hot disco music, dancing, food, and cocktails. Fri., July 18, 10:30pm. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. Free. www.russianhouseofaustin.com

TASTE AND DONATE HAPPY HOUR During one week of July, August, and September, the cafe will donate 10% of happy hour proceeds to select nonprofits. July's beneficiary is AIDS Services of Austin featuring wines from Fall Creek Vineyards and artisan foods by former cafe chef/owner, Charles Mayes Mon., July 14 - Sat., July 19, 3-6pm. (2014) Cafe Josie, 1200 W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

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.parishunderground.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 saké 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

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. thunderbirdcoffee.com

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

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 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-close. 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

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

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 9am-1pm. Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

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

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

SULLIVAN’S WHITE HOT PARTY Exclusive giveaways, summer entertainment and delicious eats. Fri., Sept. 4, 5-9pm. 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

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