Event Menu

March 6-11

Slow Food Austin hosts a Farm Foraging Tour of Johnson's Backyard Garden (9515 Hergotz, 386-5273, www.johnsonsbackyardgarden.com). Tour guests will have the opportunity to discuss organic gardening practices with the farmer and take home heirloom vegetable transplants grown on the farm. The tour and transplants cost $16. Make reservations at education@slowfoodaustin.org. Saturday, March 6, 10am-noon.

• Be sure to drop by Cafe Mundi (1704 E. Fifth, 236-8634, www.cafemundi.com) for its Last Hurrah Art Bazaar and benefit. Saturday, March 6, 11am-5pm.

• The Wine Me Dine Me Dinner series at Cafe Josie (1200-B W. Sixth, 322-9226, www.cafejosie.com) has proved so successful that the entire restaurant will be devoted to the dinners once a month. Enjoy a multicourse meal paired with wines from Bin 36 presented by respected wine expert Brian Duncan of Chicago. $55 per person, all inclusive; reservations necessary. Tuesday, March 9, 6:30-9pm.

• Enjoy a fun and interactive approach to learning about wine at Wine 101 presented by the Wine & Food Foundation of Texas at the Twin Liquors Marketplace (1000 E. 41st). Tickets are $30 for members and $40 for the public. Make reservations at 327-7555 or www.winefoodfoundation.org. Thursday, March 11, 6-7:30pm.

Ciola's Italian-American Restaurant (1310 RR 620 S., 263-9936, www.ciolas.com) hosts a six-course dinner prepared by chef Louie Ciola, paired with wines from Frescobaldi. Reservations necessary; $65 per person. Thursday, March 11, 6:30pm.

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