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Weekend Plans: Previewing Oskar Blues Brewery, Vegan Party Barge

Plus, pizza parties and anniversaries

Oskar Blues Brewery in Austin
Oskar Blues Brewery in Austin
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GARAGE SALE — The now-defunct Satay is holding a closing sale at its former West Anderson Lane location on Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect tables, chairs, equipment, and more. [EaterWire]

OPENING ALERT — It’s the very belated grand opening party for Pinthouse Pizza on South Lamar, and everyone’s invited. Door open Saturday, July 30 at 11 a.m. There will be door prizes, special beer tappings, swag, and of course, pizza. [EaterWire]

PREVIEW — Give Oskar Blues Brewery a big Texas welcome on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. One of the most anticipated restaurants of the summer, the Colorado-based brewery is throwing a preview porch party at its new Metric Blvd. location. Cans of beer will be $3 a piece, plus there will be free food and a DJ. [EaterWire]

ANNIVERSARY WIRE — Celebrate as Epoch Coffee marks its 10th birthday with a picnic and dance party beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Enjoy popsicles from Cold Ones, beer from Black Star Co-op, and food from Top Notch, plus visit with little friends from Tiny Tails’ petting zoo. [EaterWire]

ANNIVERSARY WIREEl Chilito is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Manor Road location with a pig roast on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Raise a glass of agua fresca, sangria or beer and enjoy free crispy pork tacos. Stick around for the piñata breaking and gift card raffle starting at 7:30 p.m. [EaterWire]

DESSERT ALERTThe OMG Cheesecakery truck parked on South Lamar is giving away free sample-size cheesecakes to the first 100 people on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The truck is also offering buy one get one free specials of the 4.2 ounce cheesecakes. Get 'em until everything is gone, which should be quickly. [EaterWire]

LAUNCH ALERTMétier Cook's Supply is marking its two-year anniversary by launching sister restaurant’s ramen salt. Visit the shop on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to sample a snack featuring the new salt, and grab a cold beverage compliments of Austin Beer Works. While you’re there, enter a raffle for a gift card. [EaterWire]

VEGAN ALERT — No meat? No dairy? No problem. The Vegan Party Barge sets sail Sunday, July 31 from Beach Front Boat Rentals on Lake Travis at 12 p.m. Tickets are $40 for the 4-hour party and include a fully catered vegan meal. BYOB in non-glass containers. 18 years and up only. [Austin 360]

DESSERT ALERT — It’s back. Stop by Stephen F. Frostin', South Congress Hotel's artisanal ice cream truck on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. to get your hands on one of executive pastry chef Amanda Rockman’s popular Rice Krispie birthday cake sandwiches, among other ice cream treats, during the next social. [EaterWire]

YAPPY HOUR — Join Uncle Billy’s Smokehouse & Brewery on Sunday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. for a Yappy Hour with Tito’s Handmade Vodka and its charitable arm, Vodka for Dog People. Greyhounds, bloodhounds (a.k.a. Bloody Marys), mimosas, and Gypsy Dubbel Coffee Porters will be $3 a piece. Plus there will be live music, free spent grain dog treats and doggy pools. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Austin Dog Rescue. [EaterWire]

HOUSTON Dolce Neve is hitting the road to visit Rebecca Masson and Fluff Bake Bar for an ice cream social Sunday at 2 p.m. Treat yourself to gelato, pops, or special tasty collaborative treats. [EaterWire]

PIZZA PARTY — If you pair margarita pizza with Italian rap, Pie-Fi Pizza DJ Mobile Party at Lenoir's wine garden is your kinda party. Comprised of White Denim bassist Steve Terebecki, Lucas Anderson (singer for Parque Touch), and Robbie Lordi, the Pie-Fi crew will be serving up four types of pizza and hits from 80's English pop to classic country to you guessed it, even Italian rap. The party is Sunday from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $12 online and $15 at the door and include unlimited pizza. Wine, salads, and sides will be available for purchase. [EaterWire]

South Congress Hotel

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

Métier Cook's Supply

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

OMG! Cheesecakery

2323 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 942-5376 Visit Website

Epoch Coffee

221 West North Loop Boulevard, , TX 78751 (512) 454-3762 Visit Website

Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

1530 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 476-0100 Visit Website

Fluff Bake Bar

1701 West 15th Street, , TX 77008 (713) 522-1900 Visit Website

Pinthouse Pizza [South Lamar]

4236 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 502-5808 Visit Website

Oskar Blues Brewery

10420 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758


68 Wentworth Street, , SC 29401 (843) 534-9031 Visit Website

El Chilito

2219 Manor Road, , TX 78722 (512) 382-3797 Visit Website

Dolce Neve

1713 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 804-5568 Visit Website