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Uchi's Spring Cocktail, Official Drink of Austin Teams Announced, and More

Plus a new Pluckers

Uchi's Sakerinha
Uchi's Sakerinha
Claire Hogan

VIVA MEXICO — Central Market launches its two-week-long Pasaporte Mexico promotion today, featuring the cuisines and cultures of Mexico via special sales and cooking classes featuring chefs like chef Iliana de la Vega of El Naranjo and Houston-based restaurateur Hugo Ortega. [EaterWire]

EXPANSION WIREPluckers Wing Bar announced this week that it will open its sixth Austin location at The Linc in summer 2017. The beloved sports bar and hot wings emporium will join Vivo, Lima Criolla, and the imminent second location of Easy Tiger in the slowly rejuvenating mixed-use shopping center. This will be the first new Pluckers in Austin since 2008. [EaterWire]

JOB FAIRIrene’s is having another job fair on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at Key Bar. The forthcoming casual American spot from ELM Group has also posted sample menus on its website. [EaterWire]

PARTY TIME — The Umlauf Sculpture Garden hosts its annual Garden Party next Thursday, April 28. Tickets are $150-$175 and include noms from Bribery Bakery, Apis, Maudie’s, and Trace. [EaterWire]

UCHI WIRE — To welcome spring, Uchi has developed a new cocktail called the "Sakerinha," a sake-based libation with strawberry juice and lime. The restaurant would also like to remind you that they have a year-round composting program. [EaterWire]

TEAM PLAYERS — The Austin Food & Wine Alliance and Tipsy Texan have announced the teams for the Official Drink of Austin event on May 12. They include District Kitchen + Cocktails, Geraldine’s, Central Standard Bar, drink.well., Backbeat, Freedmen's, Juliet, and Juniper. [EaterWire]

HAPPY MEALS — Newly open salad emporium Mad Greens is offering free kids’ meals with the purchase of an adult entree, through May 31. The kids’ meals, which usually cost $4.95, are presented bento box-style, with mix-and-match ingredients like grilled chicken, carrot sticks, and apples. [EaterWire]

MAD Greens kids' bento box

MAD Greens kids' bento box

Pluckers Wing Bar

3909-B South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 443-9464 Visit Website

Uchi [Austin]

801 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78704 Visit Website

Central Market

4001 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78756 (713) 386-1700 Visit Website

The Linc

6406 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752 (512) 750-5852

MAD Greens

3100 Esperanza Xing Ste 130, Austin, TX 78758 (512) 942-9394 Visit Website