Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Bits and Bites -- Austin Food News: the Easter Edition

Chocolate Easter bunnies
Be nice to your Easter bunnies!
 Places doing Easter brunch, Sunday, April 5th:
-- Finn + Porter, 11 am - 3 pm, $48/adults, $20/kids
-- Olive + June, 11 am - 2 pm, $42/person
-- The Carillon, select seating times, $65/adults, $19.95/kids ages 6-12
-- Goodall's, 10 am - 3 pm, $65/adults, $27/kids
-- Daily Grill, 11 am - 3 pm 
-- Hyatt Regency, 11 am - 3 pm, $65/adults, $30/kids 
-- Sagra, $28.95/adults, $12/kids

-- Passover dinner at Lenoir, April 5th, $40/person

Other events:
-- Starting Wednesday, April 1st (and every Wed in April), Thundercloud Subs is rolling back it's prices to 1975 in honor of their 40th anniversary. $1.10 for a small ham sub!
-- Thai pop-up dinner at Weather Up, April 2nd, $75/person
-- Johnson's Backyard presents their Spring Hoedown, April 4th, various activities 
-- Bangers Sausage House and Beer Garden Brunch for the Bold with Real Ale Brewing, April 4th, 11 am 
-- Salty Sow taking reservations for their James Beard House preview dinners, April 7 and 22, $75/person
-- The Austin Food and Wine Alliance's annual LIVE FIRE! at the Salt Lick Pavilion, April 9th $85 in advance ($100 at the door)
-- Texas French Bread celebrates spring and their new patio with a Garden Party, April 12th
-- Michele Chiarlo wine tasting at The Backspace, April 14th, $40/person
-- Waller Creek Conservancy presents their 3rd Waller Creek Pop-up Picnic at Palm Park, April 18th, various prices
-- The annual Umlauf Sculpture Garden Party, April 23rd, $150/person
-- The Austin Outlaw Party, April 24th at Container Bar
-- The Austin Food and Wine Festival returns to Auditorium Shores, April 25th-26th with over 100 culinary exhibitors, chef-led classes and much more.
-- Cheese and Texas Cider Keeper pairing at Epicerie, April 26th, $40/person
-- Central Market's annual culinary tours of the world begins April 29th for two weeks with Passport Greece. Opa!
-- Starting May 4th at 6 am through May 5th at 6 am, Kerbey Lane Cafe will donate 100 percent of net profits at all Austin-area locations to the United Way
-- Mexic-Arte presents Taste of Mexico: A Culinary Arts Event at Brazos Hall on May 5th (Cinco de Mayo), $75/person
-- Sustainable Food Center presents Farm to Plate at Barr Mansion, May 14th 

-- Italic, the latest from the Elm Restaurant Group, at 123 W. 6th (I went to a sneak peak last week and it was amazing!)
-- Fire and Ice Pizza Bar in Round Rock at 2601 S. IH-35 in the Boardwalk Shopping Center
-- MOD Pizza at 1801 E. 51st St. in Mueller and 701 S. Cap of Texas Hwy in Westlake 
-- Jenna's Asian Kitchen in Cedar Park at 12300 RR 620 
-- Gelateria Gemelli, 1009 E. 6th Street
-- Food trailer Toaster at Stay Gold, 1910 E. Cesar Chavez

-- Mama Fu's now offers delivery
-- Batch, a specialty curator of locally-produced, artisanal goods delivered to your door, launches its Tour of Texas, spotlighting six different cities each month. Each month during the Tour of Texas, subscribers will receive a box of premium goodsfood, drink, and other hand-crafted itemsfrom a different city. $200 for the 6 month/city subscription or $40 for individual city baskets. 
-- Hyde Park Bar + Grill is now serving kalettes, a non-GMO cross between kale and Brussels sprouts, and is the only Austin restaurant to have them.

1 comment:

  1. Aaaah -- Mama Fu's delivery! I see some lemon sriracha stir fry in my future :)