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Chinatown’s Chinese New Year Banquet; Slow Food’s Aquaponics Tour; More

Olive & June is hosting a wine dinner.

Chinatown's Chinese New Year Banquet
Chinatown's Chinese New Year Banquet

LUNAR NEW YEAR WIRE — The Year of the Sheep is just around the corner, and to celebrate, Chinatown is throwing a Chinese New Year Celebration banquet and show on Wednesday, February 18 in North Austin. Free to the public are the New Year Praying ceremony, beginning at 6 p.m. and the dragon and lion dance with firecrackers at 8 p.m. The $60 ticket gets guests into the banquet, featuring a traditional multi-course meal. The full menu follows below. [EaterWire]

SOUTHEAST AUSTIN — Learn how an aquaponics farm works when Slow Food Austin offers a tour of Agua Dulce Farm on Saturday, February 21. For $35, meet the fish, eat a catered lunch by Chef Sonya Cote, and leave with a bunch of vegetables. [EaterWire]

BRYKER WOODS — Olive & June is hosting a wine dinner with Siduri Wines and Novy Family Winery on Wednesday, February 25, including drink pairings. [EaterWire]

Chinatown’s Banquet Menu

DRAGON AND LION FIGHT
Snow Crab Claw with Smoked Duck Salad

FRESH LOBSTER WITH GINGER AND SCALLION
Stir Fried Fresh Lobster with Ginger and Scallion in White Wine Sauce

SALT AND PEPPER JUMBO PRAWNS
Crispy Jumbo Prawn with Jalapeno, Onion and Lightly Seasoned with Salt and Pepper

PORK BELLY WITH PRESERVED VEGETABLE
Traditional Way of Cooking Pork Belly. Steamed with Preserved Vegetable in Special Sauce

QUAIL STUFFED WITH STICKY RICE
Quail Stewed in Soy Sauce, then Stuffed with Sticky Rice

STEAMED RED SNAPPER
Steamed Red Snapper with Ginger and Cilantro with Light Soy Sauce

SHITAKE BABY BOK CHOY
Stir Fried Baby Bok Choy with Premium Shitake Mushroom

Chinatown [Mopac]

3407 Greystone Drive, Austin, Texas 78731 (512) 343-9307 Visit Website

Olive & June

3411 Glenview Avenue, , TX 78703 (512) 467-9898 Visit Website

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