Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmer's markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of September 16, 2021

Thursday 16

BLACK FOOD WEEK The Austin Justice Coalition continues the celebration of Austin's new and long-standing Black-owned restaurants, this week featuring a plethora of goodness from: Mr. Catfish on Mon., Sept. 13; both Gossip Shack locations on Tue., Sept. 14; Country Boyz Fixins on Wed., Sept. 15; Banana Island on Thu., Sept. 16; Y'alls and 11 Degree Daiquiris on Fri., Sept. 17; Kasian Boil on Sat., Sept. 18; and finishing gloriously with Hoover's Cooking and Down South Cajun Eats on Sun., Sept. 19. Through Sept. 19 austinjustice.org

Friday 17

BLACK FOOD WEEK The Austin Justice Coalition continues the celebration of Austin's new and long-standing Black-owned restaurants, this week featuring a plethora of goodness from: Mr. Catfish on Mon., Sept. 13; both Gossip Shack locations on Tue., Sept. 14; Country Boyz Fixins on Wed., Sept. 15; Banana Island on Thu., Sept. 16; Y'alls and 11 Degree Daiquiris on Fri., Sept. 17; Kasian Boil on Sat., Sept. 18; and finishing gloriously with Hoover's Cooking and Down South Cajun Eats on Sun., Sept. 19. Through Sept. 19 austinjustice.org

THE BOOZY CAULDRON POP-UP TAVERN Well, it ain't the Tiny Minotaur, and it's no canonical extension of the Potterverse, but here's a four-part cocktail experience and show led by Professor Dolohov Draven, (current Master of the Beverage Arts) and his top students. "You'll be taken on a magical journey where you can imbibe four delicious signature cocktails (including the tavern’s famous buttered beer) and hear and feel the stories." Fri., Sept. 17, 9 & 11pm The Parish, 214 E. Sixth. $40. parishaustin.com

Saturday 18

BLACK FOOD WEEK The Austin Justice Coalition continues the celebration of Austin's new and long-standing Black-owned restaurants, this week featuring a plethora of goodness from: Mr. Catfish on Mon., Sept. 13; both Gossip Shack locations on Tue., Sept. 14; Country Boyz Fixins on Wed., Sept. 15; Banana Island on Thu., Sept. 16; Y'alls and 11 Degree Daiquiris on Fri., Sept. 17; Kasian Boil on Sat., Sept. 18; and finishing gloriously with Hoover's Cooking and Down South Cajun Eats on Sun., Sept. 19. Through Sept. 19 austinjustice.org

DUNK SMASH BIRTHDAY BASH Ooooh, yes! This is a carnival-themed sixth anniversary party for the pet-friendly watering hole known to Austinites as Yard Bar, a celebration that features a dunk tank, photo booth, face- and pet- painting, all sorts of games, and more – with proceeds benefiting the Austin Humane Society. Of course, Peached Tortilla spin-off Fat City will be open and serving classic burger and chicken sliders, soda fountain drinks and floats, fries, and soft-serve ice cream throughout the shindig. But, ah, who do you get to dunk? Yard Bar's founder Kristen Heaney, their beverage director Paul Chapin, and that delightful travel blogger Chelsea Bancroft, among others. Sat., Sept. 18, non-4pm Yard Bar, 6700 Burnet Rd., 512/900-3773. $20-30. www.yardbar.com

Sunday 19

BLACK FOOD WEEK The Austin Justice Coalition continues the celebration of Austin's new and long-standing Black-owned restaurants, this week featuring a plethora of goodness from: Mr. Catfish on Mon., Sept. 13; both Gossip Shack locations on Tue., Sept. 14; Country Boyz Fixins on Wed., Sept. 15; Banana Island on Thu., Sept. 16; Y'alls and 11 Degree Daiquiris on Fri., Sept. 17; Kasian Boil on Sat., Sept. 18; and finishing gloriously with Hoover's Cooking and Down South Cajun Eats on Sun., Sept. 19. Through Sept. 19 austinjustice.org

LEROY & LEWIS: PITMASTER'S POTLUCK After last year's pandemic pause, the LeRoy & Lewis team is once again bringing together a few chefs, pitmasters, and friends from around the state for the second Pitmaster’s Potluck. Note: Admission includes two drinks, passed appetizers, dinner, and dessert – and these will be conjured by LeRoy & Lewis BBQ, Mama Fried, Suerte's Fermín Nuñez, Jules Stoddart of Olamaie and Little Ola's, Don and Theo Nguyen of Houston's Khoi BBQ, Matti Bills of Three Six General, Lane Milne and Jalen Heard from Fort Worth's Goldee's BBQ, Birdie's Tracy Malechek-Ezekiel, Austin and Rosemary Ewaldof Spread and Co., and Matthew Bromley's Great Bear Provisions Co. Yeah – it's a thing, alright. If James Brown were alive, reckon he'd say "Good Gawd, y'all!" but all we can do is drool and wait. Sun., Sept. 19, 6-9pm. (2021) Armadillo Den, 10106 Menchaca Rd.. $80. https://armadillodenaustin.com

Ongoing

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

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

LONE STAR FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm. 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. lonestarfarmersmarket.com

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

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

TEXAS FARMERS’ MARKET AT MUELLER Sundays, 10am-2pm. Mueller Lake Park & Browning Hangar, 4209 Airport. texasfarmersmarket.org/mueller

BOGGY CREEK FARM STAND Wed.-Sat., 8am-1pm. Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. boggycreekfarm.com

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

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