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Weekend Plans: Garbo’s at Craftsman, Austin Bollywood Day, and More

Plus, another tiki party.

Waller Creek Pub House
Waller Creek Pub House
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

There’s only a handful of weekends left in the summer, and Austin is still keeping busy. From Bollywood Day with food and dancing, Waller Creek Pub’s party, and free meal upgrades from Whataburger, add these restaurant and bar events to your calendar for the weekend.

AUSTIN — Whataburger is celebrating its 65th birthday by letting burger lovers upgrade their meals on Saturday, August 8. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., customers can get free Whatasizes for the #1 order. [EaterWire]

DIRTY SIXTHWaller Creek Pub House is getting around to throwing its grand opening party with a lot of goat on Saturday, August 8. A roasted goat will be used for cabrito Frito pie and tacos, shirts, and more from noon to 8 p.m. [EaterWire]

BOULDIN CREEK — Get ready for samosas and pakoras on Saturday, August 8 when the Austin Bollywood Day takes over the Long Center. Besides food, there will be a big dance number, and a baraat procession from the Capitol at 3 p.m. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWNTexas Tiki Week continues with a party at Searsucker on Saturday, August 8. Starting at 5:30 p.m., there will be music, leis, and special drinks and food. [EaterWire]

ROUND ROCK — Greenhouse Craft Food is hosting a beer dinner with Live Oak Brewing Company on Sunday, August 9. The beer-paired meal will feature dishes from around the world, including wild boar empanadas, Korean barbecue short ribs, and braised goat. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $57.71. [EaterWire]

E. CESAR CHAVEZ — After leaving its post at Wonderland, Garbo’s Lobster Truck is now settled at Craftsman Bar on August 13. Lobster rolls, fish and chips, and more will be available from Thursday, 5 p.m. until midnight, Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. [EaterWire]

Waller Creek Pub House

603 Sabine St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 358-1903

Alley Cat

2000 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702

Searsucker [Closed]

415 Colorado Street, , TX 78701 (512) 394-8000 Visit Website


601 Barton Springs Road, , TX 78704 (512) 477-9586 Visit Website

Greenhouse Craft Food

1400 E Old Settlers Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78664 (512) 366-5567 Visit Website

Long Center

701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 457-5100

Texas Capitol

1100 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701 (512) 463-4630 Visit Website