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Cochon 555 Austin Lineup; Mongers’ Raw Nights; More

An Austin mixologist is dubbed the “most imaginative bartender.”

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DOWNTOWN — Cochon 555, the swine-loving cooking competition, is making its Austin stop next month on Sunday, October 18 at the Driskill. Participating chefs are Salt & TIme’s Josh Jones, Contigo’s Andrew Wiseheart, Epicerie’s Sarah McIntosh, East Side King Thai Kun’s Thai Changthong, and Hot Joy’s Quealy Watson from San Antonio. [EaterWire]

EAST CESAR CHAVEZ — Raw Nights with fresh fish specials are coming to Mongers Market and Kitchen every Tuesday starting on September 8 until the end of the month. The $12-17 dishes will include crudo, ceviche, and poke. [EaterWire]

BOOZE NEWS — The Roosevelt Room’s Justin Lavenue was named the continent’s "most imaginative bartender" during the Bombay Sapphire's competition in Las Vegas yesterday. His winning cocktail was The Poet’s Muse, made with gin, cordial, citrus, rose drops, and mushroom water. [EaterWire]

GRANT WIRE — It’s grant time at the Austin Food & Wine Alliance. Applications for portions of the nonprofit's $40,000 allotment will be accepted until Friday, October 2. Last year, Texas-Indian pop-up Anjore, Delysia Chocolatier, and others received money. [EaterWire]

Mongers

4119 Guadalupe Street, , TX 78751 (512) 215-8972 Visit Website

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604 Brazos Street, , TX 78701 (512) 439-1234 Visit Website

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