UPCOMING ARTS EVENTS

Austin Chamber Music Center Various locations. 512-454-0026, austinchambermusic.org. Sept. 28-29: “Beauty on Water” Nov. 2-3: “Nostrovia” Jan. 18-19: “It’s All Greek to Me” March 1-2, 2019: “East Meets West” April 26-27: “The Melting Pot” Austin Classical Guitar Various locations. 512-300-2247. austinclassicalguitar.org. Sept. 22: Ana Vidovic Oct. 21: Vicente Amigo Nov. 10-11: Kazuhito Yamashita Jan. 26: Irina Kulikova March 2: Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Tango Duo April 6: Oliver Rajamani’s Flamenco India with Jerónimo Maya April 27: Kupinski Duo RELATED: Classical guitarist Matthew Hinsley named Texas Citizen of the Year Austin Film Society Cinema (highlights) 6406 N I-35…

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★ 2018 ART OUTSIDE CAMPOUT ★ October 26-28, 2018 –**CANCELLED**

★ 2018 ART OUTSIDE CAMPOUT ★ APACHE PASS EVENT CENTER: 1 hour from Austin / 2.5 hours for Houston & Dallas We are extremely excited to announce that we are heading back to Apache Pass Event Center this October! 3 DAYS OF CAMPING & COMMUNITY Join us on Halloween weekend as we celebrate with an eclectic community gathering. Camp with friends old and new, learn fresh skills during educational workshops and demonstrations, bust some hot moves on the dance floor with your crew, or just kick back and relax under…

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BITES

Artstrada Magazine

ART|MOTO|BITES|NITES|UNIQUE WHAT THE FUCK SHOULD I MAKE FOR DINNER? WHERE THE FUCK SHOULD I GO TO EAT? Fall 2018: Amy’s Ice Creams [Manor Road]; Anthem; Bakery Lorraine; Carpenter Hotel; Chispas; East Austin Hotel; Easy Tiger [Linc]; Gatti; Kerbey Lane Cafe [Mueller]; Malibu Poke; Micklethwait Craft Meats [Smithville]; P6; Sway [Westlake]; Tio Pepe Chicken; Unknown Bullfight replacement; Ways & Means Oyster House Rest of 2018: 24 Diner [Rock Rose]; Batch Brewery; Burgerim; Hold Out Brewing; Little Brother; Marinas; Pinthouse Pizza [Round Rock]; Tiki Tatsu-ya; Unknown Philip Speer restaurant; Unnamed Line Austin Hotel restaurant, Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ [Manchaca[ 2019: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport’s third food court; Austin Proper; Craftwork; Fierce Whiskers Distillery; Guesthouse Hotel; Mignette; Plaza Saltillo [Dolce Neve, Barcelona Wine Bar, Tarka Indian Kitchen, Stout Burgers and Beers, Austin Juicery, Epoch Coffee, Snooze, Whole Foods 365]; Punch…

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Austin Food + Wine Festival – April 27-29, 2018

Austin Food + Wine Festival – April 27-29, 2018 – Austin, TX Tickets now on Sale! NEED A HOTEL? Hotels to offer ticket holders discounted hotel rates over the festival weekend. When you book your hotel room through us, $2 per room night goes to Kids In a New Groove. Inventory is limited, so head to our hotel page to reserve your room now before they’re gone! 2018 Dates & Locations Hotels How To Stay Informed Sustainability I Have A Question That Isn’t Answered Here. Now What? 2018 Box Office Hours &…

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Texas Wine Trails – Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association

TEXAS WINE Texas has a long history of wine production. The sunny and dry climate of the major wine making regions in the state have drawn comparison to Portuguese wines.[2] Some of the earliest recorded Texas wines were produced by Spanish missionaries in the 1650s near El Paso. The state is home to over 36 members of the Vitis grape vine family with fifteen being native to the state, more than any other region on earth.[3] As of 2006, the state had over 3,200 acres (1,300 ha) planted with Vitis vinifera.[4] Despite being the largest of conterminous states, this relatively small amount of planted land is dwarfed…

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Wine That Rocks! 2010 Twisted Merlot

Wine That Rocks! We’re thrilled to debut our latest rockstar collaboration: a 2010 Twisted Merlot from Dee Snider of rock band Twisted Sister. This limited edition Merlot from the North Coast is crafted in a robust fruit forward style. Retail $36 / Members $29. A portion of the proceeds will go to charities selected by Dee Snider. Buy here.      Order online below or print and fax form to: (707) 433-3437 Mail to: DLM Wine, P. O. Box 2057, Healdsburg, CA 95448 Or call: (707) 433-3711 To order: Fill in bottle quantities then click the ORDER NOW button…

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30 Classic Cocktails: An Illustrated Guide & more!

How To Make 30 Classic Cocktails: An Illustrated Guide Skinny Summer Cocktails Liquor Delivery in Austin – Beer, Wine & Liquor | Drizly Austin – Wine, Beer and Liquor delivered – Minibar Delivery Spec’s Delivery – Instacart   Ongoing 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.info@caferuckus.com, www.caferuckus.com ALL-DAY HAPPY HOUR $9 selected saké carafes. Wednesdays, 11am-10pm. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen,…

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15 Unique Restaurants in Texas

1) Blacks BBQ – Austin & Lockhart www.blacksbbq.com/   Black’s Barbecue is the oldest family-owned barbecue restaurant in Texas. It has been in the family since 1932. 2) Willy Burger www.willy–burger.com/   Welcome! At Willy Burger, we are direct and to the point. We do things differently than the other 99% of “so-called” hamburger joints. Beaumont , Tx 3) Pickett House Restaurant – Heritage Village www.heritage-village.org/pickett–house.htm 4) Gourdough’s Donuts, Beer & Cocktails gourdoughs.com 5) Chi’lantro BBQ | Home of the Original Kimchi Fries, Austin Food Truck … www.chilantrobbq.com/   Korean…

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Date Night Destinations in Austin

Date Night Destinations in Austin Below are the best places to take the object of your affection for every occasion. UCHI  Uchi/Facebook 801 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704 (512) 916-4808   Justine’s Brasserie Bertrand C./Yelp 4710 E 5th St Austin, TX 78702 (512) 385-2900   Lenoir Ryann Ford 1807 S 1st St Austin, TX 78704 (512) 215-9778 Fabi + Rosi Fabi + Rosi/Official 509 Hearn St Austin, TX 78703 (512) 236-0642 Musashino Sushi Dokoro Alicia K./Yelp 2905 San Gabriel St Austin, TX 78705 (512) 795-8593 Salty Sow Salty Sow/Facebook…

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‘ALFRESCO’ BITES IN AUSTIN ! A – to – Z

*Apis. 23526 Texas 71, Spicewood. 512-436-8918, apisrestaurant.com. Not many of the Top 10 restaurants in the Austin area offer outdoor seating. And only one that does has a view of the Hill Country. Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. 1305 W. Oltorf St. 512-298-2242,theabgb.com. A casual, straightforward pizza-and-beer joint with a South Austin soul and an abundance of outdoor seating. *Barley Swine. 6555 Burnet Road. 512-394-8150, barleyswine.com. Not only is the patio at Barley Swine’s North Austin location perfect for dinner, it’s also a great place to get discounted plates and…

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FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!!

FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!! Friday 13 UNTAPPED PRE-PARTY Fri., May 13, 4:30-6:30pm. Hops & Grain Brewery, 507 Calles, 512/537-9756. www.fb.com/events/973679839380229 Saturday 14 AUSTIN RUGBY CRAWFISH BOIL Sat., May 14, noon-5pm. Burr Rugby Field, 6013 Loyola. $20; under 12, free.. www.austinrugby.com CELEBRASIA AUSTIN: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN FOOD AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL Featuring Eric Silverstein of The Peached Tortilla, Dr. Foo Swasdee of Satay, Chaya Rao of Chaya’s Elite Cooking Club, Phil Yennerell of the HOPE Farmer’s Market, and Austin Chronicle contributor MM Pack. Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm. Asian American Resource Center,…

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9 old and new restaurants to try now in the Hill Country

9 old and new restaurants to try now in the Hill Country Hill Country Eats Opie’s BBQ Location: 9504 Texas-71 in Spicewood Phone: 830-693-8660 August E’s Location: 203 East San Antonio in Fredericksburg Phone: 830-997-1585 Der Lindenbaum Location: 312 East Main in Fredericksburg Phone: 830-997-9126 Apis Restaurant Location: 23526 Highway 71 in Spicewood Phone: 512-436-8918 Gritsmill River Restaurant Location: 1287 Gruene Road in New Braunfels Phone: 830-625-0684  Redbud Cafe Market and Pub Location: 410 4th Street in Blanco Phone: 830-833-0202 The Laurel Tree Location: 18956 North FM 187 in Utopia…

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Vegan-Friendly Austin!

  It may be in cattle country, but Austin, Texas, has plenty of places that serve cow-free food. It even took the top spot on PETA’s list of vegan-friendly cities in 2013. In addition to all the vegan food trucks, vegan-friendly restaurants, and the vegan ice cream parlor that we raved about in 2013, there is now Counter Culture restaurant, which serves meat-free and dairy-free food featuring produce from local farmers. Locals love vegan food trucks, The Vegan Yacht, The Vegan Nom, Guac N Roll and BBQ Revolution. And there…

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10 trendy Restaurants to try in Austin

10 trendy Austin restaurants you need to try right now   10. Blaze Pizza  14009 Research Boulevard   9. Blue Cat Café 1400 East Cesar Chavez Street   8. Pho Please 1920 East Riverside Drive   7. Spun Ice Cream 1912 East 7th Street   6. Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que 217 Congress Avenue (2nd Street)   5. Summer Moon Wood-Fired Coffee 11005 Burnet Road   4. Two Hands 11501 Suite 118, Rock Rose   3. Torchy’s Tacos 1822 South Congress Avenue   2. Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub  11500 Rock Rose (Esperanza Crossing)   1. Flyrite…

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WINE EVENTS 2016

WINE EVENTS 2016   Apr 02 – Apr 03 Spring Wine and Cheese Trail: April 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17, 2016 Apr 03 Texas Wines Festival Apr 09 – Apr 10 Spring Wine and Cheese Trail: April 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17, 2016   Apr 16 – Apr 17 Spring Wine and Cheese Trail: April 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17, 2016 Apr 23 Fine Wine and Sunshine Charity Benefit Apr 29 – Apr 30 Granbury Wine Walk   Jul 02 – Jul 03 Harvest Trail: July 2-3 & 9-10, 2016 Jul 09 –…

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South Austin Craft Beer

  Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company – 305 W Oltorf St This beer garden is set up like a giant German beer hall and has a great menu. Notable brews available are the Superliner IPA, the Captain Ivan Drago Russian imperial stout, and Road Trip Saison. They specialize in German-style Pils. ​   Whip In – 1950 Hwy 35 S This Indian eatery/grocery may not seem like an obvious place to get craft beer, but they actually have a huge selection. They’ve even started brewing their own beer.   World…

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COCKTAIL RECIPES by Liquor.com

COCKTAIL RECIPES There’s a drink for every mood or occasion. Find your favorite cocktail recipes below. Or think outside the glass and try a brand new drink. Your new favorite could be a shake or stir away. MARGARITA RECIPES DAIQUIRI RECIPES PUNCH RECIPES † COCKTAIL RECIPES BY SPIRIT VODKA COCKTAILS CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS BOURBON COCKTAILS TEQUILA COCKTAILS GIN COCKTAILS SHOTS SEARCH RECIPES

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recommended Bars and Chefs of Austin oh my!

Crow Bar 3116 S Congress Ave Yelp reviewer Anthony A. from San Marcos, TX said: “Crow Bar is a great little local dive bar on S. Congress. The vibe is laid back with a mostly young crowd. With rock music playing on the jukebox and a nice patio it’s a great spot to chill and meet friends.” Continental Club 1315 S Congress Ave Yelp reviewer Robert T. from Austin, TX said: “This place is a must if you have friends in town. It has changed little over the years and…

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City full of foodies

Austin is a City full of foodies, We are constantly chatting about where to eat and what to check out next. Foodies Austin   food·ie ˈfo͞odē/ noun informal noun: foody a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet. synonyms: gourmet, epicure, gastronome, gourmand “his father was a foodie who worked for an international magazine”   Austin business wins $10,000 to ‘soup up’ their food truck  Check out these links! South Austin Foodie Austin Foodie Foray – Travel Channel 8 Stellar Austin Restaurants deemed America’s best for Foodies Austin Restaurants |…

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