Sunday, October 7, 2012

Bits and Bites

-- The official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jack Allen's Kitchen in Round Rock (2500 Hoppe Trail) will be October 9 at 3:30 pm. (But they're actually already open for business!)

-- On October 20, the Cedar Park Farmer's Market will hold a local artisanal cheese and wine event to help celebrate National Cheese Month. The event is 10am - 1pm, and features five area cheese makers.

-- There will be a vegan bakesale on October 21st at Counter Culture (2337 E. Cesar Chavez) to benefit the SARA Animal Sanctuary.

-- On Halloween, Restaurant Jezebel will reopen, this time, a 32-seat prix fixe eatery located inside of Bar Mirabeau, in the new Cirrus Logic building at 800 West 6th Street, both facilities operated by Parind Vora.

-- The First Annual Austin Oyster Festival will be November 9th, $30/person at the Shoal Crossing Event Center. 

-- The Burnet Road and Lake Austin Blvd. locations of Mangia Pizza have been upgraded to The Pizza Bistro, with different styles of pizza and a whole new menu. (Thus far, the Spicewood Springs location on Mangia remains the same.)

-- Capital Kitchens near Manchaca and Stassney is available for commissary rentals.