Saturday, September 15, 2012

Bits and Bites

-- Olive + June will feature a Rosh Hashanah-inspired Italian menu, Sunday, September 16 (tomorrow!), as part of their Sunday suppers, $35/person. 

-- Throughout September at The Carillon  at UT's AT+T Center, they are offering a 3 course menu for $29 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm every night.

-- On Wednesday, September 19, Banger's will host a rare beer tasting with beers from New Belgium Brewery's Lips of Faith series, at 7 pm.

-- Olivia's Beer (Thirsty Planet) + Goat (Windy Hill Farms) dinner is September 19, $75/person for seven courses. Owner/Chef James Holmes must be back in the the kitchen as Chef Andrew Francisco recently departed for Mettle, a new Bridget Dunlap venture.

-- Also on the 19th, Easy Tiger has added a beer pairing dinner with Brooklyn Brewery, $70/person. 

-- The Sunday Supper Club at Sagra will convene again on September 23, four courses, wine pairings with each. $55/person. 

-- Urban: An American Grill at the Domain is starting a local dinner series, beginning September 20 for $30/person, where the three course meal will be sourced locally, and Texas wineries will be featured.

-- Texas Craft Brewers Festival coming up on October 6 at Fiesta Gardens! Purchase tix here.
-- Clark's Oyster Bar, a "little brother" to Perla's will open in the  old Portabla spot at 1200 W. 6th Street, in what chef/owner Larry McGuire hopes is mid-October. 

--The Austin Food & Wine Alliance will "award three (3) grants (1 at $10,000 and 2 at $5,000) to selected organizations and/or individuals for the purpose of culinary innovation that contributes to the Austin and/or Central Texas community." Sounds like an awesome opportunity! To apply.

-- Mastman's Deli, a kosher deli that was founded in Buffalo (and closed in 2005) will open in downtown, at 111 W. 6th Street, one block west of Congress; the owner is the grandson of the original owners, and he has his grandmother's recipes!

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