Food Events

Friday 23

SULLIVAN'S ADULT PROM Relive your glory days with the $39 Sure Thing prix fixe dinner and then dance to DJs playing prom classics from the decades with special $7 cocktails and spiked punch. Fri., May 23, 8pm. (2014) Sullivan's Steakhouse, 300 Colorado #200, 512/201-8174. Free.,

SUPPER FRIENDS: START OF SUMMER Chef Jason Carroll prepares a meal to celebrate the bounty of the early summer harvest. Reserve by phone. Fri., May 23, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60.

TAPAS & TEQUILA Austin's best restaurants will present signature tapas to pair with tastings of the best tequilas in the world to the sounds of DJ music, all to benefit the Dell's Children Medical Center. Fri., May 23, 5-9pm. (2014) Brazos Hall, 204 E. Fourth, 512/327-9595. $35.

Saturday 24

NOBLE SANDWICH CO.'S WHOLE HOG ROAST Chow down on crispy pork skin, succulent pulled pork, and slow roasted pork belly with sides of beans, slaw, and cornbread, until the meat runs out. Sat., May 24, 11am. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 12233 RR 620 N. #105, 512/382-6248. $13.

POST-BRUNCH PARTY AT TRACE After brunch this Saturday, Trace rolls out the new weekend party on the patio where guests can people-watch and enjoy the new "buckets & bottles" offering with local craft brews or mimosa fixings. Sat., May 24, 3pm. (2014) Trace at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3660.

Sunday 25

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SALSA COOK-OFF Whip up your best salsa to compete ($25 per each three-person team) or just buy a $10 ticket for samples and a raffle. Enjoy live music, a silent auction, and great beer. All to benefit Blue Dog Rescue. Sun., May 25, 2-6pm. (2014) The Ginger Man, 301 Lavaca, 512/473-8801. $10.

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.

Monday 26

FREDERICKSBURG CRAWFISH FESTIVAL This festival offers a weekend of family fun, great Cajun food, live music, and a special brunch from John Russ of San Antonio. Tickets online. Mon., May 26, (2014) Downtown Marktplatz, 100 W. Main St., Fredericksburg, 830/433-5225. $7 ($12, two-day pass; $20, three-day pass).

W AUSTIN WETDECK Thirty bucks gets the public an all-day pass to the posh pool here on Memorial Day. Mon., May 26, (2014) W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600. $30.

Tuesday 27

ANDIAMO MAY MONTHLY WINE DINNER Sommelier Pier Manna will present the bio-dynamic wines of Cosimo Masini with a multicourse Italian meal. Reserve by phone. Tue., May 27, 7pm. (2014) Andiamo Ristorante, 2521 Rutland, 512/719-3377. $50.

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAY The last Tuesday of the month ritual returns to the terrace with live music, Real Ale beers, wine and spirits, plus a different, mouth-watering array of local food trucks every month. Bring the family and a picnic blanket for food and fun. Tue., May 27, 5-9pm. (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts City Terrace, 512/474-5664.

Thursday 29

DINNER & A SHOW WITH WOOD & WIRE Enjoy a three-course, seasonal menu complemented by Italian wines and craft cocktails, followed by a show from Wood & Wire. Thu., May 29, 6:30-10pm. (2014) Winflo Osteria, 1315 W. Sixth, 512/582-1027. $20.

DINNER WITH CHEF FABRIZIA LANZA A Sicilian chef brings her seasonally inspired cuisine and her family's wines to the Warehouse District for the evening. Reserve by phone. Thu., May 29, 6:30pm. (2014) Péché, 208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011. $75.

FROM PASTURE TO PLATE: A NIGHT UNDER THE STARS Meet the intrepid culinary students, inspiring teachers, and determined filmmaker behind the documentary True Beef at this dinner prepared by James Beard award winners Tom and Lisa Perini. Thu., May 29, 6-10pm. (2014) Lone Oak Barn, 1810 CR 122 N., Round Rock, 512/457-4151. $100 ($700 for a table of eight).

OLIVE ORCHARD MANAGEMENT TRAINING The Texas Olive Oil Council offers this all-day seminar on the management of olive orchards to prospective and current olive growers. Thu., May 29, 9am. (2014) Victoria Educational Gardens Pavilion, 283 Bachelor Dr., Victoria, 361/575-4581. $20.

Friday 30

NOBLE SANDWICH CO. VEGETARIAN DINNER The chef/owners demonstrate their passion for vegetable cuisine with this five-course meal, paired with wine. RSVP online. Fri., May 30, 8pm. (2014) Noble Sandwich Co., 12233 RR 620 N. #105, 512/382-6248.

SUPPER FRIENDS: PRIME TIME Chef Jason Carroll offers a classic steakhouse prime rib dinner, served family style. Fri., May 30, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60.


12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV.

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.

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.,

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040.

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm. 2323 S. Lamar.

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm. Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650.

BOURBON MONTH Through Sept. 30 Opal Divine's, all locations.

CHARCUTERIE AND CHEESE Tue., Dec. 8 & Thu., Dec. 10 Antonelli's Cheese House, 500 Park Blvd.. $60.

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.,

CULINARY CRAWLS Explore Austin's culinary scene with your fellow foodies. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm.

HEIRLOOM TOMATO FESTIVAL Enjoy fresh-off-the-vine heirloom tomatoes. Through August 31. Crú Food & Wine Bar, both locations.

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.

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.

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm. Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal, 512/727-8363.

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350.

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz accompanies this bimonthly brunch buffet held in the hotel's courtyard lounge. $3 mimosas. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 10am-2pm Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2350.

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, 512/852-2350. $24.

LONE STAR FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm. Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave.

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.

NATIONAL SALAD MONTH Lettuce count the ways. Mon., May 11 - Sun., May 31, (2015) Fuzzy's Taco Shop, all locations.

NATIONAL SANDWICH MONTH 15% discount on all sandwiches during lunch. Through Aug. 31. The Hightower, 1209 E. Seventh, 512/524-1448.

OKTOBERFEST Traditional and special German beer, and bratwurst. Through October 31 Smoke n' Hops, 3799 Hwy. 290 E., Dripping Springs, 512/655-3069.

RAW NIGHTS Crudo, ceviche, and poké. Through September Mongers Market + Kitchen, 2401 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/215-8972.

SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700.

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm. Corner of MLK & Miriam.

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm. Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404.

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096.

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899.

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.

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.

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.

TEXAS FARMERS' MARKET AT LAKELINE Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/363-5700.

TEXAS FARMERS' MARKET AT MUELLER Sundays, 10am-2pm. Mueller Lake Park & Browning Hangar, 4209 Airport.

THREE COURSE SAVORY TASTING MENU Every evening in December. $30 for wine pairing. Daily through Dec. 30 laV. $60.

TOKYO HAPPY HOUR BRUNCH Check out the new Tokyo Brunch menu on weekends where made-from-scratch Japanese dishes are paired with sake cocktails. Enjoy happy hour prices from 10-11:30am at brunch during an introductory period. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081.

TOY DRIVE Three-week toy drive benefiting Dell Children’s Hospital at both Cedar Park locations. Through Dec. 18 PDQ, both locations.

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.

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.

WHISKEY WEDNESDAY December means Scotch. Wed., Dec. 2 - Wed., Dec. 30, 4pm. (2015) 416 Bar & Grille, 5011 Burnet Rd. #150, 512/206-0540.

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