ROSEDALE — Epicerie is launching a cheese happy hour which will run every Tuesday, featuring three cheeses and a glass of wine for $10. The happy hour runs all day, and the cheeses and wines will rotate each week. This week's selections are below. [Eaterwire]
WHOLE FOODS WIRE — The Austin Business Journal takes a a look at Whole Foods small business lending program, which has operated since 2007. The grocery chain offers loans between $1,000 to $100,000 for local producers. [ABJ]
RAINEY STREET — Bitch Beer reports that Banger's will host the launch of Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA on Friday, February 28. The brewery's Texas rep will be on hand, and Banger's will be the first Austin bar to tap the rare beer during this round of availability. [Bitch Beer]
Epicerie's cheese happy hour options:
Menage: Cow, goat, and sheep milks. Semi soft
Fourme d'ambert: Cows milk bleu.
Trugole: Firm cows milk. Named after a small pasture in the asiago region of Italy. The milk used to make Trugole comes from only the cows grazing this pasture's rich and varied grasses.
Vinadrian Rioja 2012 tempernillon & granache blend.