BANGER'S

Bangers Sausage House

Stop by Banger’s on Wednesday, January 9, for a special screening of the best episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine before the newest season airs! They will be tapping 9 beers from New York City-based Brooklyn Brewing including Black Ops 2017, Black Chocolate Stout, Brooklyn Lager, Bel Air Sour, and Defender Golden IPA.  Also join Banger’s for happy hour on Friday, January 11, as they launch the new Shiner S’mores Ale! Inspired by the popular campfire treat, this limited-time brew is made with dark, roasted malts that serve up notes of cinnamon and caramel, backed by subtle hints of graham and vanilla.

 

Truffle Mac Hopdoddy

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Available now – Jan. 29, the customer favorite Truffle Mac & Cheese Burger will be available at all locations! On week days from 3 – 6:30 p.m., enjoy the burger for only $5 on happy hour. Hopdoddy recommends pairing with a local IPA.

 

Premium Tequila Flight Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Live Oak|Four Seasons Austin

Four Seasons Hotel Austin’s new Latin-inspired Live Oak lounge now offers a Vuelos de Tequila flight experience, featuring some of the world’s best tequilas. Divided into three tiers, the options include a Business Class flight ($30), First Class flight ($60) and FS Private Jet Class flight ($140). Like the one-of-a-kind Four Seasons Private Jet, the FS Private Jet Class flight includes Herradura Selección Suprema, Casa Dragones Joven and Patrón Piedra Extra Añejo, all served in premium glassware on a custom-made tasting board, with a selection of high-end hors d’oeuvres pairings. Each flight class comes with fun facts and tasting notes provided by the knowledgeable Live Oak bartending staff.

 

wine pour

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Vines with a View Flight: Now available  From foothills to extreme elevation, grapes exhibit different attributes based on the vineyard’s terroir. Mountain vineyards experience a longer growing season with more sunshine, which helps thicken grape skins and intensify flavor resulting in a wine with firmer tannin structure. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille’s corporate sommelier and beverage director Susi Zivanovic has curated a flight of three wines, encouraging Perry’s guests to taste the variances in a 2014 Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015 Stonestreet Cabernet Sauvignon and 2015 Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon, each made with grapes from drastically different elevations.  Price: Three two-ounce pours for $28

 

 

waller backyard

Wheatsville Food Co-op

$5 Thursday Dinner Special: Thursday, Jan. 10 – Every Thursday the all-natural grocer has a rotating menu available from 5 – 8 p.m. at both store locations: South Lamar and Guadalupe. This week enjoy a Baked Potato with Turkey or Tempeh Chili (the tempeh is from local Flying Tempeh Brothers!) with garlic bread and an organic green salad on the side.

 

Central Market Westgate Curbside Grand Opening

As Austinites look forward to a busy 2019, Central Market is making it even easier for time-strapped foodies to savor all that the popular food emporium offers. The Westgate store location celebrates the grand opening of Curbside pick-up shopping service on Wednesday, Jan. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.  A spectacular celebration wouldn’t be complete without a bit of spectacle; the event will feature a performance by Grammy Award-winning Ray Benson with members of Asleep at the Wheel.  Additionally, attendees can nosh on tasty mid-morning snacks and beverages – after all, Central Market is really into food.  Wednesday, Jan. 9 11:00 a.m. – noonCentral Market Westgate4477 S. Lamar, Austin, TX 78745.

 

$100 Chocolate Martini

Academia | $100 Chocolate Martini

For a limited time in 2019, Austin’s Academia will be featuring a $100 Chocolate Martini  a form of the rarest and most expensive chocolate in the world.  The variety is, in fact, so rare that the tree it is harvested from—the Nacional Cacao tree—was thought to be totally extinct for over a century. Today, there are only 15 remaining Nacional Cacao trees, from which the cacao is harvested seasonally, in a similar fashion to grapes for a fine wine.  The team at Academia distills the flavorful chocolate into a rich chocolate liqueur to supply the primary flavor element for their delectable Chocolate Martini.  The drink also includes Russell Davis’s homemade Chocolate Syrup, Edible Silver that floats atop the cocktail, Grey Goose La Vanille Vodka, 1 locally sourced fresh farm egg, and is capped off with a blast of Liquid Nitrogen.

 

steel city pops

Steel City Pops | Paleo Pops

Steel City Pops Austin is breaking new ground in the pop world with their newest creation, the Paleo Pop! The new healthy Paleo pop comes at just the right time to help their customers keep their health and fitness resolutions.  Three new flavors will be released today with their January menu, Paleo Chocolate, Paleo Mixed Berry, and Paleo Bosc Pear with Honey.  All three flavors are made with all-natural ingredients, no processed sugars or artificial flavors or colorings. Honey is used to add a touch of sweetness, enhancing the natural flavors and sweetness of the pops.

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Hayden Walker is the Editor in Chief and Director of Operations for Austin Food Magazine

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