Food Events

Friday 29

HARVEST CELEBRATION DINNER A winery tour and a great meal. Fri., Aug. 29, 7pm. (2014) Trattoria Lisina, 13308 FM 150 W., Driftwood, 512/894-3111. $55.

OATMEAL FESTIVAL All things oatmeal plus a barbecue supper. Fri., Aug. 29 - Sat., Aug. 30, (2014) Downtown Bertram.

Saturday 30

EXPERIMENTAL COFFEE SERVICE Educational three-course tasting menu similar to a wine flight. Saturdays, 11am-5pm Houndstooth Coffee Downtown, 401 Congress Ste. 100-C, 512/394-6051. $20.

OATMEAL FESTIVAL All things oatmeal plus a barbecue supper. Fri., Aug. 29 - Sat., Aug. 30, (2014) Downtown Bertram.

PABLITO'S 6TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY Specials and dessert treats. Sat., Aug. 30, (2014) Pablito's Bakery, 1015 E. Braker #6. Free.

SUPPER FRIENDS: PESCATARIAN Celebrate the sea in four courses plus hors d'oeuvres. Sat., Aug. 30, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $55.

WINERY TOUR A rare peek at production. Sat., Aug. 30 - Sun., Aug. 31, 11am. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend E., Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $17.50.

Sunday 31

RANGER CREEK BEER DINNER Five courses with San Antonio's best brew. Sun., Aug. 31, 6:30pm. (2014) Salt & Time Butcher Shop & Salumeria, 1912 E. Seventh, 512/524-1383. $86.60.

WINE SENSORY ANALYSIS Melba Allen helps you understand wine. Sun., Aug. 31, 2pm, 4pm. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend E., Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $25.

WINERY TOUR A rare peek at production. Sat., Aug. 30 - Sun., Aug. 31, 11am. (2014) Flat Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, 24912 Singleton Bend E., Marble Falls, 512/267-6310. $17.50.

Monday 1

DINNER ON US Free entrée for every entrée purchased. Mon., Sept. 1, (2014) Roaring Fork, 701 Congress, 512/583-0000.

ELEVATION BURGER ANNIVERSARY GIVEAWAY Complete a short entry form to compete to win two tickets to ACL Festival. Mon., Aug. 25 - Mon., Sept. 15, (2014) Both locations.

Wednesday 3

TASCA D’ALMERITA WINE DINNER Five courses inspired by the brand's wines. Wed., Sept. 3, 7pm. (2014) Olive & June, 3411 Glenview, 512/467-9898. $80.

TASCA D’ALMERITA WINE DINNER Tasca d'Amerita brand manager Christine Hammond hosts this Sicilian-inspired dinner. Wed., Sept. 3, 7-9:30pm. (2014) Olive & June, 3411 Glenview, 512/467-9898. $80.

Thursday 4

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Austin's top chefs throw down signature dishes to support Communities in Schools of Central Texas. Features bites from El Alma, chavez, Dolce Neve, Trace, Baked by Amy's, Noble Sandwich Co., and more. Thu., Sept. 4, 6-9pm. (2014) ACL Live at the Moody Theater, 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd., 512/225-7999. $250.

MONTHLY BEER SPOTLIGHT The Alamo Drafthouse launches a new monthly Beer Spotlight series with Oktoberfest (or Märzen style) offerings at Drafthouse and Glass Half Full Tap Rooms nationally. Says Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League: "Every one of our locations has people behind the bar who are passionate about beer, and the Monthly Beer Spotlight focuses that passion." Throughout September Alamo Drafthouse locations.

PIZZAREV GRAND OPENING Build-your-own pizza concept opens with proceeds benefitting the Central Texas SPCA. Thu., Sept. 4, (2014) PizzaRev, 200 University, Round Rock.

Friday 5

PRIME RIB & SALMON FRIDAYS Throughout September, Zed's offers this Friday special of either prime rib or salmon entrée, with side salad and one side, for $25, while supplies last. Fri., Sept. 5 - Sat., Sept. 27, 11am-11pm. (2014) Zed's, 501 Canyon Ridge, 512/339-9337.


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, $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.

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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