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    Barley Swine is celebrating four years on Burnet Road with a four-day discounted tasting menu offered on Sunday, January 12 and Tuesday, January 14 to Thursday, January 16. Guests can enjoy a decadent dining experience curated by seven-time James Beard finalist chef Bryce Gilmore, for $65 per person (regularly $95).

    The menu will feature a mix of new seasonal recipes and a few familiar favorites pulled from the Barley Swine hall of fame. A custom pairing option is available for an additional $45 per person.

     

      Beginning/ αρχή is ISHIDA Dance Company’s first public performance fundraiser on January 3 & 4, 2020. ISHIDA is a new world-class contemporary dance company in Austin that will premiere multiple creations by Artistic Director, Brett Ishida, former dancer with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens in Montréal.

      The evening begins with complimentary sampling of small bites from Austin’s leading restaurants such La Condesa, Intero, Otoko, Le Politique, Rosedale, Eddie V’s, and Oseyo to name a few. Food selection will be dependent on the evening. After the complimentary social hour, the performance will take place in the intimate Rollins Studio Theatre. There will be introductions for each of the pieces to inform the audience. Tickets start at $64, with VIP options available, and can be bought through The Long Center website. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.ishidadance.org/performances

      The performance will include top dancers from Houston Ballet, LINES Ballet, Hubbard Street, USC Kaufman School of Dance, LA Dance Project, Texas Ballet Theatre and Ballet Austin featured in several short aesthetically engaging pieces that will expose the viewer to the creative vision of ISHIDA Dance Company.

        Don’t cry because the summer is over, smile because Sour Duck has partnered with Bumble to get you delicious, free drinks! Enjoy a drink on us when you show your active Bumble profile at the door. Drinks available while supplies last, so make sure to show up early to snag a cold beverage and plenty of awesome merch!

          Join us at Intero for a phenomenal night of Italian dining as Chef Ian Thurwachter (Intero Co-Owner/Executive Chef) and special guest Chef Jesse Griffiths (Owner/Executive Chef Dai Due and Dai Due Taqueria) bring their talents together on a five-course dinner menu featuring a welcome cocktail, an antipasti board, appetizer course, pasta course, a main entree, and a dessert course. There will hand-made pasta, cheeses, and charcuterie, great wines, negronis, and Amari throughout the night. Dessert from Krystal Craig (Intero Co-Owner/Pastry Chef/Chocolatier) will conclude your evening. Two reservation times are available at 6:00PM and 8:30PM. Gratuity and tax included with ticket price. Reservations can be made for those times by calling Intero, or through this link: https://www.opentable.com/r/intero-ristorante-reservations-austin?restref=1013098&lang=en-US&r3uid=_axkfK4HFE&no-r3-redirect=1

            Join South Congress Hotel on Saturday, July 27th from 3 to 6:30 pm for the 3rd Annual Ice Cream Showdown hosted by New Waterloo Culinary Director Amanda Rockman. Head to the SCH courtyard starting at 3 p.m. and purchase your scoop tickets from the Stephen F. Frostin’ ice cream truck. Each scoop is $3 — try one or try ‘em all! Cast your vote at your favorite chef’s table by 5:30pm, then stick around to see the winner crowned at 6. Contestants include Reigning Champ Natalie Gazaui, Augusta Passow of Barley Swine, Hanna Mikulandra of Launderette, Krystal Craig of Intero and Lindsay Flagg of South Congress Hotel. For more information and to RSVP, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/700901703688363/.

              Suerte has officially kicked off their Mezcal Monday series. Every Monday, Suerte will spotlight a different mezcal label, with 50% off copitas and familia pours to jump-start your week. Hope to see you there!

                Need an escape from the mundane routine?!? Cast away your worries and sail over to Delysia Chocolatier for a nautical inspired chocolate tasting.

                Our Sea salt cranberry hazelnut chocolate truffle showcases a unique twist to a classic with sweet cranberries and crunchy hazelnuts complimenting the pink himalayan sea salt. As you nibble on our Spiced seaweed chocolate truffle, feel the monotony of your daily routine fade away as you experience the crunch of the seaweed surrounded by the tanginess of the soy sauce dark chocolate infused center. Lastly, enjoy the blend of caribbean rum, Patron tequila, lime zest and mint in our Malibu lime mojito chocolate truffle as it whisks you away to breath-taking sunsets.

                Treat yourself to a luxurious indulgence at Delysia Chocolatier with our nautical inspired chocolate tasting.

                  Celebrate National Bubbly Day, June 1, 2019 with a premium afternoon tea experience in one of the finest settings. The Grande Dame of Austin, The Driskill, is partnering with the first lady of champagne, Veuve Clicquot for an afternoon of luxury. Savor three scrumptious courses of classic French pastries, petit fours, and delicate finger sandwiches, as you leisurely sip premium loose leaf teas and luxury champagne. Stay as long as you’d like for a quaint afternoon and memorable experience in our classic and historic hotel.

                    Texas gives a warm welcome to one of California’s finest wineries, Niner Wine Estates. Visiting from picturesque Paso Robles, the family-owned sustainable winery joins TRACE to host an unforgettable evening filled with wines made from 100% estate grown grapes paired with bites from the TRACE culinary team. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased here: http://www.traceaustin.com/ninerwine.

                      Children, it is time to put those art skills to the test for a chance to win amazing chocolate! Delysia Chocolatier will host our annual chocolate Easter egg decorating competition on Palm Sunday, April 14th.

                      Children from all over Central Texas are invited to visit our Culinary Center. You will be given a white chocolate Easter egg & edible ink markers for creative decorating purposes. The decorated eggs will be photographed & posted on Delysia Chocolatier’s website, our community & followers will vote for their favorite. The top three eggs that receive the most votes by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 21st will receive a golden egg filled with our chocolate truffles, barks, and molded chocolates. The winners will be announced on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter on Monday, April 22nd.

                      Parents, as your children decorate their eggs, you’re invited to kick back, relax and enjoy a complimentary drink at our Culinary Center. We look forward to you joining us!