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    Austin Restaurant Weeks: Final Weekend

    The Central Texas Food Bank announces the return of Austin Restaurant Weeks for 2019, with Tito’s Handmade Vodka as the main sponsor and an impressive array of venues offering prix fixe meals and drink specials and – oh, here comes the final weekend of an incredible two weeks’ worth of culinary goodness, with proceeds going to sustain that community-forward Food Bank while you happily feast at, for example, Barley Swine, Café No Sé, the Capital Grille, Caroline Restaurant, Central Standard, Citizen Eatery, Contigo, the Driskill Grill, Easy Tiger Downtown & the Linc, Goodall’s Kitchen, Gusto Italian Kitchen, Hideaway Kitchen & Bar, Il Brutto, Intero, Le Politique, L’Oca d’Oro, Olive & June, Oskar Blues Brewery, Parkside, the Peached Tortilla, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, Sala & Betty, Salt & Time, Sway, and more. See website for specific menus and details!
    Through Sept. 2. Prix fixe: $20, lunch & brunch; $35-50, dinner.  
    See website for participating restaurants
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    Twin Liquors: Dollar Sale Weekend

    Yeah, no, this is totally a thing. The annual three-day sales spectacular features incredible savings on wine and spirits 750 ml and larger: Prices drop to the absolute lowest plus a dollar. And that includes collectible wines, rare whiskies, and other popular tipples. And the Twin Liquor Marketplace locations will be offering free breakfast tacos – thanks, Deep Eddy Vodka – but, no matter which store you go to, make sure you get there early, because, tell you what, every boozehound in town will be swarming, y'know what we mean? See website for details.
    Thu.-Sat., Aug. 29-31, 10am-9pm  
    All Twin Liquors locations
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    Pitchfork Pretty: Rum for Your Life

    It’s not always about the goddamn tiki, is it? No! Chef Max Snyder’s excellent Eastside eatery is celebrating National Rum Month with a new program that features more than 40 rums from 20-plus countries. With rotating cocktails, flights, and rare finds sure to delight even the most jaded palate, this August at Pitchfork Pretty is shaping up as the most spirited month of tippling in town. (Our reco: Try the “Misfit Rum Flight” for one of those – whattayacallit? – next-level experiences.)
    Through Aug. 31  
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    Utopian Shift: Wine and Cheese Tastings

    Sample more than 10 different wines with cheese pairing options, including Gouda, brie, and a Syrah-soaked Toscano.
    Through Sept. 1. Fri., 4-7pm; Sat.-Sun. 1-5pm. Free.  
    Utopian Shift, 2521 Rutland #600

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