Stay warm this weekend with loads of pizza, French cuisine and brunch, and very sharp knives. Add these five events to your calendar.
SOUTH FIRST — Learn how to sharpen knives with Lenoir’s Todd Duplechan at Metier on Saturday, November 14 at noon. If that’s not your thing, then attend Austin writer Veronica Meewes' party for her new cookbook, The Fish Sauce Cookbook, the next day at noon as well. [EaterWire]
AUSTIN — To celebrate Austin’s French sister city, this Saturday is Angers Day. The full day of events include Baton Creole’s bites at Wonderland and festivities at Justine’s Brasserie. [EaterWire]
AUSTIN — Justine’s is keeping busy this weekend by opening up early for weekend brunch for East Austin Studio Tour. The menu includes tangerine mimosas and croissants. [EaterWire]
SOUTH CONGRESS — The Carnival O’Pizza is back at Home Slice on Saturday. For the 10th anniversary of the pizzeria, one lucky attendee will be able to win ten years worth of free pizza. There will be carnival games and plenty of contests, from eating pizza, hands on the eggplant sub, and dough tossing. The event, benefitting Austin Bat Cave, takes place from noon to 7 p.m. [EaterWire]
EAST CESAR CHAVEZ — Blue Owl Brewery is finally hosting its housewarming with a weekend full of grand opening tours, workshops, and tappings, starting today, Friday, November 13. Reservations for tours are $20. [EaterWire]