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Weekend Plans: Fluff Bake Bar’s Ice Cream Collab, Hot Dog Contest

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Unit D Pizzeria
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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.

EAST SIDEGet ready for Kitty Cohen's official opening party tonight from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. with food and drink. [EATX]

OPENING ALERT CONTINUED — Taco Cabana's replacement Pollo Tropical's opening continues on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24, where the first 100 guests who show up at 10:30 a.m. each day will get a free meal coupon. [EATX]

EAST CESAR CHAVEZ — The restaurants along East Cesar Chavez—Jacoby's, Mongers, Sawyer, and Capital City Bakeryare setting up shop at Craftsman to show off the street. Early tickets, which include five tastings, are $15, which go up to $25. Everything takes place on Saturday, July 23 from noon to 5 p.m. [EaterWire]

BEER HEREAdelbert's Brewery is releasing new canned beers with a party full of food trucks and snow cones on Saturday from 1 to 11 p.m. [EaterWire]

SOUTH CONGRESS — If you still want to stuff your face with hot dogs, Doc's Motorworks Bar & Grill is the place to be on Saturday. Several hot dogs, including a barbecue bacon cheddar one, will be available, plus there will be a hot dog contest from 5 to 7 p.m. [EaterWire]

ICE CREAM WIRE — For South Congress Hotel’s next ice cream social, and guest chef Rebecca Masson from Houston’s Fluff Bake Bar is coming into town to whip up sweets with Stephen F. Frostin' from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24. On the docket are Kitchen Sink brownies, pickled strawberry sorbet sandwiches, and more. [EaterWire]

ANNIVERSARY PIZZAUnit D Pizzeria s celebrating its one year anniversary with free beer, bubbles, cupcakes, and the chance to win free pizza for a year on Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. [EaterWire]

ROUND ROCKGreenhouse Craft Food is hosting a beer dinner with Saint Arnold Brewing Company on Sunday. The five course meal, paired with beers, will include dishes like bacon-wrapped quail, cured and smoked Gulf shrimp, and chocolate bourbon mousse. Tickets are $70.54. [EaterWire]


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

South Congress Hotel

1603 South Congress Avenue, , TX 78704 (512) 920-6405 Visit Website

Doc's Motorworks Bar & Grill [Closed]

1123 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 448-9181 Visit Website

Pollo Tropical

211 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 590-1086

Alley Cat

2000 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702

Greenhouse Craft Food

1400 E Old Settlers Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78664 (512) 366-5567 Visit Website

Sawyer & Co.

4827 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 531-9033 Visit Website

Capital City Bakery

2211 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 893-0874 Visit Website

Unit-D Pizzeria

2406 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 524-1922 Visit Website

Adelbert's Brewery

2314 Rutland Drive, , TX 78758 (512) 662-1462 Visit Website

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile

3235 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 366-5808 Visit Website

Kitty Cohen's

2211 Webberville Road, , TX 78702 Visit Website