Food Events

July 17-23

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-B W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

Saturday 19

BELGIAN BEER TASTING Pair fine Belgian beers with cheeses from Antonelli's. Sat., July 19, 3pm. (2014) The Ginger Man, 301 Lavaca, 512/473-8801. $40. gm-austin@gingermanpub.com, www.thegingerman.com/austin/

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

BURBZFEST All-day music fest with food trailers, a craft beer garden, and outdoor games. Sat., July 19, 11-2am. (2014) Little Woodrow's, 6301 Parmer, 512/918-2337. $25. www.burbzfest.com

CHILI & CHILIN' Wineries partner with Hill Country restaurants to present a different chili and wine pairing at each location. No tickets, but regular tasting fees may apply. Sat., July 19, 10am-6pm. (2014) Fredericksburg Wine Road 290, Gillespie County. www.wineroad290.com

QUESOFF IV More than 20 teams are vying to be the queso big cheese. Judges and the crowd vote on the winners. No cover charge, but bags of chips are $5. Sat., July 19, 2-6pm. (2014) Mohawk, 912 Red River, 512/666-0877. www.mohawkaustin.com

SUMMER BEER DINNER Chef Kirk Doyle presents a multicourse meal paired with South Austin Brewery beers. Reserve via email. Sat., July 19, 4pm. (2014) Cover 2, 13701 Research, 512/506-9935. $50. events@cover-2@gmail.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: CELEBRATORY DINNER Chef Jason Carroll celebrates the bounty of summer. Vegetarian options available by request. Sat., July 19, 7pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $50. www.swoopevents.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-B W. Sixth, 512/322-9226. www.cafejosie.com

Sunday 20

CAPITAL CONFECTIONERS DAY OF SHARING Sugar art classes, vendor deals, and a raffle with sweet prizes. Continental breakfast and catered lunch provided. Sun., July 20, 8am-5pm. (2014) Wingate Inn, 1209 N. I-35, Round Rock, 512/341-7000. $45. www.dos.capitalconfectioners.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. www.lavaustin.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

Monday 21

GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP Restaurants across Texas feature special menu items to raise donations for local food banks. See more online. July 21-27 512/475-0338. www.gotexanrestaurantroundup.com

TEXAS WHISKEY FLIGHT Sample four Lone Star spirits during the fourth installment of this tasting series. First come, first served. Mon., July 21 - Tue., July 22, 7pm. (2014) Easy Tiger, 709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972. $30. www.facebook.com/events/287725141411825/

Tuesday 22

BLENDING FOR BENEFITS: JUICES AND SMOOTHIES Learn how incorporating juices and smoothies into your diet can contribute to a healthier life. Tue., July 22, 6:30-9pm. (2014) The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts, 1700 S. Lamar, 512/476-2276. $69. www.naturalepicurean.com

GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP Restaurants across Texas feature special menu items to raise donations for local food banks. See more online. July 21-27 512/475-0338. www.gotexanrestaurantroundup.com

TEQUILA TUESDAY Lucas Hudgins and band are back in the house for this weekly event with food and drink specials. Tue., July 22, 7pm. (2014) Ranch 616, 616 Nueces, 512/479-7616. www.theranch616.com

TEXAS WHISKEY FLIGHT Sample four Lone Star spirits during the fourth installment of this tasting series. First come, first served. Mon., July 21 - Tue., July 22, 7pm. (2014) Easy Tiger, 709 E. Sixth, 512/614-4972. $30. www.facebook.com/events/287725141411825/

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 23

FLIGHTS AND BITES: SUMMER SIPS AND SNACKS Playful small plates paired expertly with wines. Wed., July 23, 5:30pm. (2014) laV, $45. www.lavaustin.com

GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP Restaurants across Texas feature special menu items to raise donations for local food banks. See more online. July 21-27 512/475-0338. www.gotexanrestaurantroundup.com

Thursday 24

GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP Restaurants across Texas feature special menu items to raise donations for local food banks. See more online. July 21-27 512/475-0338. www.gotexanrestaurantroundup.com

NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY Happy hour with free tequila tastings and food specials. Thu., July 24, 4-10pm. (2014) 508 Tequila Bar, 508 E. Eighth, 512/243-7087. www.508austin.com

SUMMER SEAFOOD DINNER Five-course menu featuring lobster, clams, and more. Thu., July 24, 7pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 4805 Burnet Rd., 512/666-5124. $70. www.noblesandwiches.com

Friday 25

BLACK AND WHITE PARTY Old Hollywood costume contest and swing from Snorky's Rhythm Kings. Cover includes infused cocktail. Fri., July 25, 8:30pm-2am. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $10. russianbistro@gmail.com, www.russianhouseofaustin.com

GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP Restaurants across Texas feature special menu items to raise donations for local food banks. See more online. July 21-27 512/475-0338. www.gotexanrestaurantroundup.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.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

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

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

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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