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Leap Day at Peche, Wine Pop-Up at Italic, and Bien Cuit at Metier

Plus Texas Independence at Jack Allen's Kitchen, a farm-to-table feast, and more goings-on for the week.


LEAP DAY — Today is February 29, which only comes around once every four years, and in honor of Leap Day, Peche is offering frog legs on special. Across town, anyone celebrating a February 29 birthday is entitled to one hour of free bowling (including shoe rental) and "old man beer cans" at Punch Bowl Social. [EaterWire]

WINE POP-UPItalic hosts an a la carte pairing menu featuring Passopisciaro wines during dinner service tonight, February 29. Chef Andrew Curren has created four dishes to pair with four different wines from the Mt. Etna region of Sicily; interested diners can try one pairing for $20 or all four for $75. [EaterWire]

BEACH WIRESki Shores Cafe opens for the warm weather season on Tuesday, March 1. [EaterWire]

ANNIVERSARY WIRE — In honor of its fourth anniversary, Drink.Well will offer a special anniversary "throwback" menu each day starting on Tuesday until Sunday, March 6, starting with the Royale With Ease from the February 2012 opening menu. There will also be birthday cake twinkies all week and an all-night happy hour on Sunday. [EaterWire]

BREAD RISINGMetier hosts Brooklyn baker Zachary Golper and Easy Tiger’s David Norman to celebrate the release of Golper’s new book, Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread. On Wednesday, March 2 from 5 to 7 p.m., Golper and Norman will discuss the ins and outs of baking artisanal bread. There will be bread samples and happy hour drink specials. [EaterWire]

TEXAS INDEPENDENCEJack Allen’s Kitchen in Oak Hill holds its sixth-annual Texas Independence Day on Wednesday from 5 to 10 p.m. Enjoy live music and $6 Republic Tequila cocktails. [EaterWire]

BEER HERE — Banger’s continues its weekly Cellar Release Wednesdays, spotlighting the rarer beers among its collection. This week, from 5 to 11 p.m., the team will tap Ballast Point Barmy Ale, featuring the flavors of apricots and orange blossom honey. [EaterWire]

FARM-TO-TABLE FEAST — Farmhouse Delivery and Odd Duck have teamed up for Farm to Feast, an annual fundraising dinner benefiting Farmgrass, a foundation supporting local farmers. The event is Thursday, March 3 at 6 p.m. at Tillery Place. Tickets are $120 and include a farm-to-table feast featuring smoked bbq goat from Odd Duck and locally sourced produce from Farmhouse Delivery, wine and beer, and a silent auction. [EATX]


207 East 53rd Street, , TX 78751 (512) 614-6683 Visit Website

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

79 Rainey Street, , TX 78701 (512) 386-1656 Visit Website


208 West 4th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 379-8249 Visit Website

Punch Bowl Social

11310 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758 (512) 368-9070 Visit Website

Métier Cook's Supply

1805 S First Street, Austin, TX (512) 276-2605 Visit Website

Tillery Place

801 Tillery St, Austin, TX 78702, USA

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