Event Menu

Dec. 23-31

• At the request of vendors, the Barton Creek Farmers Market will be open in the Barton Creek Square mall parking lot on Thursday, Dec. 23, 8-11am.

• The holiday farmstand at Boggy Creek Farm (3414 Lyons Road) will be open Friday, Dec. 24, 9am-1pm.

Ciola's Italian-American Restaurant (1310 RR 620 S., 263-9936) hosts a traditional Italian Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes for $65. Reservations suggested. Friday, Dec. 24, 4-10:30pm.

Urban at the Westin (11301 Domain Dr., 490-1511) offers a three-course holiday menu designed by chef Mizael Saucedo for $49 per person. Reservations suggested. Saturday, Dec. 25, call for hours.

• According to Internet posts late last week, the restaurants and bars on the street level of the Austonian (200 Congress) are finally opening over the coming week. Look for Second Bar + Kitchen to open for business the day after Christmas, followed by Bar Congress on Wednesday, Dec. 28. The upscale fine-dining outlet, Congress, under the direction of chef David Bull, will be open just in time for New Year's Eve revels on Friday, Dec. 31.

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