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Cocktail Karaoke Contest; Blue Crabs at Dai Due; More

Plus coffee camp and wine and mezcal tastings

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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.

WINE WIRE — Taste wines from the French region of Alsatian when Zind-Humbrecht visits Hotel Ella’s parlor bar today, June 13. From 5 to 7 p.m., try two different wines for $8 a glass. [EaterWire]

DIRTY SIXTHThe Bar Institute's Austin cocktail takeover continues with educational sessions and a karaoke contest with Patron cocktails at Buckshots on Tuesday, June 14 from 8 p.m. to midnight. [EATX, EaterWire]

CRAB WIRE — Ever the one to provide extremely fresh and seasonal shellfish, Dai Due’s introducing a special blue crab happy hour. The boiled crustaceans will be served with potatoes, green beans, and garlic butter for $5 each crab, with selected half-price white wine and $2 Real Ale Brewing Company's Firemans #4. It’s available from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday during the summer. [EaterWire]

CAFFEINE NATION — Nerd out on coffee with Houndstooth’s special coffee camp, taking place over three consecutive Wednesdays, beginning on June 15 at the downtown location. The $90 tickets include sessions on palate, pairings, and home brewing, taking place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. June 16: Houndstooth Coffee canceled summer coffee camp. [EaterWire]

POP-UP WIRE — Anjore and Spun Ice Cream come together for a ducky dinner on Thursday, June 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. Dishes will include the Duck Duck Thali, with confit duck l'orange and garam masala duck fat shortbread and duck skin tuille on lemongrass/coriander/makrut/lime leaf ice cream, plus whiskey drinks. $75 tickets are still available. [EATX]

MEZCAL WIRE — Austin's newest mezcal Gem&Bolt launches with a party on Thursday with cocktails at Whisler's, and tastings at Mezcaleria Tobala beginning at 8 p.m. [EaterWire]

Hotel Ella

1900 Rio Grande Street, , TX 78705 (512) 495-1800 Visit Website


422 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 299-9428

Dai Due

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-0688 Visit Website

SPUN Ice Cream

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1768 Visit Website

Mezcalería Tobalá

1816 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 480-0781 Visit Website


1816 East 6th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 480-0781 Visit Website

Houndstooth Coffee [Downtown]

401 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 531-9417 Visit Website