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Many Wine Dinners, Lenoir's Passover Dinner, and More

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DOWNTOWN — Italic toasts the wines of Alois Lageder, a 200-year-old Italian winery, with a five-course pairing dinner tonight, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. [EaterWire]

BURGER TIMETonight's Big Ass Burger at Swift's Attic is the Funeral Slider, conceived in partnership with Philip Speer's forthcoming Bonhomie. The special includes a patty, Taylor ham, and cheese sandwiched between Hawaiian rolls. Burger service starts at 9 p.m., but supplies are limited. [EaterWire]

PASSOVER WIRE — Celebrate Passover at Lenoir with a dinner tonight, curated by chef de cuisine Melissa Moss. Seatings take place between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m., and dinner is $55, with an additional $45 wine pairing option. [EaterWire]

EAST CESAR CHAVEZMonger's hosts a Simi Winery dinner at 7 p.m. tonight, with remarks about the Sonoma Valley vintages by distributor James Korrodi. The five-course pairing is $75 per seat; call the restaurant for reservations. [EaterWire]

HAPPY HOUR ALERT — For more wine, head to Fixe's special happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, with Oregon's Raptor Ridge Winery. Owner and winemaker Scott Shull will be on hand to discuss his wines, which will be available in a flight of four for $10. [EaterWire]

MORE WINE TIME — Chef Florian Prelog opens the doors of his eponymous European restaurant on Wednesday, April 27, to welcome a trio of Austrian winemakers for a five-course pairing dinner. Dinner is $80 per person and starts at 7 p.m. Call the restaurant for reservations. [EaterWire]

ARTS WIRE — Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Taste of Mexico, a culinary arts festival serving as an early observance of Cinco de Mayo. The event takes place on Wednesday, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Brazos Hall. There will be art, a DJ, and eats from Matt's El Rancho, Vivo, Mi Madre's, and more. Tickets are $35 for museum members and $45 for the public. [EaterWire]

HAPPY HOUR WIRE — Slow Food Austin hosts a spring happy hour at Barley Swine on Thursday, April 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to raise funds for Tandem Farm, which lost hundreds of meat birds in recent storms. Suggested donations are $10. [EaterWire]

FAR SOUTH — Head out to Lox, Box and Barrel on Thursday, for a pop-up dinner with pairings from Argus CideryTickets are $72 and include a reception and three courses. [EaterWire]

NORTH LAMAR — If you want to stick closer to the city center, check out Counter Cafe's pop-up dinner at the 6th and Lamar location at 6 p.m. on Thursday. There are two ticket options with different seating times; one option includes your choice of burger (bison or lamb) and the other includes your choice of pie (shepherd's pie or rabbit pot pie), along with an appetizer, salad, and dessert. [EaterWire]

EVEN MORE WINE TIME — This month's Wine & Dine at Omni Barton Creek focuses on the romance languages of French, Spanish, and Italian with a focus on champagne, espumante, and cava. The four-course dinner happens on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.; reservations are $99 per person and include passed canapes. [EaterWire]

FOOTBALL WIRE — If beer and fantasy football are more your speed, note that all Pluckers locations will host an NFL Draft party on Thursday, from 6:30 p.m. onward. The wings bars will offer food and drink specials. [EaterWire]

ZILKER — Umlauf Sculpture Garden's annual party is back on Thursday, featuring food from Bribery Bakery, Apis, Foreign & Domestic, Kome, and more. Tickets range from $150 to $500. [EaterWire]

Umlauf Sculpture Garden

605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 445-5582 Visit Website


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

Mexic-Arte Museum

419 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701 (512) 480-9373 Visit Website

Counter Cafe

603 West 29th Street, , TX 78705 (512) 383-5451 Visit Website

Pluckers Wing Bar

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

Prelog's [Closed]

360 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 350-2895

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735 (512) 329-4000 Visit Website


1807 South 1st Street, , TX 78704 (512) 215-9778 Visit Website

Argus Cidery

12345 Paul's Valley Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78737 (512) 288-0801

Lox, box & barrel

, Austin, TX (512) 400-0681


123 West 6th Street, , TX 78701 (512) 660-5390 Visit Website