—Smoothie bar and açaí cafe Blenders and Bowls opened in the Domain this weekend. It’s inside the Wanderlust yoga studio, making this the second collaboration between the two local businesses (the Wanderlust studio downtown also has a Blenders and Bowls). The spot that was previously occupied by South Carolina-based Southern Pressed Juicery, which closed in October.
—Alamo Drafthouse has cooked up a themed menu for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” which premieres this week. The menu includes sorcerer’s scones, a savory pie topped with puff pastry lightning bolts, and several drinks like hog’s mead, better beer, and giggle water. The movie is released on Tuesday, November 13.
—Austin Food Magazine hosted the third annual Mac and Cheese fest over the weekend. Schlotzsky’s was the judge’s top choice, and Knotty Deck was the audience favorite.
—Vinaigrette is celebrating 10 years of business today. The Santa Fe-based restaurant is offering a free Ginger Tumeric Tonic to anyone who comes in dressed with “Santa Fe vibes,” (turquoise, spirit animal totems, etc.) and a free kale salad with the purchase of any other salad.