— Fancy candy boutique Sugarfina is teaming up with local booze company Tito’s Handmade Vodka for a boozy candy collaboration. The Sugarfina x Tito’s Vodka collection includes gummy American Mule bears, vodka cordials, and martini olive almonds. It’s available at the shops, including the Austin location up in the Domain Northside, as well as online.
— East side butcher shop and restaurant Salt & Time is introducing memberships, dubbed as house accounts. Members will be able to put money into pre-loaded accounts that will be used to pay for products and meals ahead of time, with added monetary bonuses. Adding $250 comes with an additional $25, $500 with $100, $1,000 with $300. There are only 50 memberships available.
— Five percent of sales at Austin-area Whole Foods Markets (the flagship on North Lamar, Arbor Trails, Gateway, Domain, and Bee Cave) on Thursday, January 11, will be donated to Austin Food & Wine Alliance’s culinary grants and educational programming. It runs from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
— Along with opening a new production facility, Cuvee Coffee unveiled a new can design for its nitro cold brew.
— Austin catering company Pearl Snap Cuisine is opening a cafe with pick-up counter in West Lake by the end of the month.
— Customers of Texas-based sandwich shop Jason’s Deli might have had their credit card information stolen if they ate at any of the locations on Friday, December 22.