— South Lamar restaurant Eberly is hosting guest chef Mathew Peters, who was part of the winning team of French culinary competition Bocuse d’Or in 2017, for a six-course dinner centered on Texas wagyu beef from Ranger Cattle Ranch and Burgundy wines. Dishes will include grilled beef tongue pastrami, short rib tostadas, herb-crusted ribeye. The dinner will take place on Friday, September 21 starting at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are $250.
— Downtown restaurant Parkside is hosting a dinner cooked by women Austin chefs. The Austin Women in Culinary dinner involves Parkside’s Jennifer Nguyen, Parkside Project’s Juliann Stoddart, Eberly’s Jo Chan, South Congress Hotel’s Lindsay Flagg, Olamaie’s Bonnie Wright, Ramen Tatsu-ya’s Natalie Gazaui, L’Oven’s Abby Love, Foreign & Domestic’s Sarah Heard, and Antonelli’s Cheese’s Kendall Antonelli, plus cocktails from Parkside’s Tara Davies and Midnight Cowboy’s Tacy Rowlands and wines selected by Eberly sommelier Krista Church. The dinner takes place on Tuesday, September 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. Proceeds from the $85 meal will benefit the Austin chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier.
— East Cesar Chavez Italian restaurant Intero is partnering with local nonprofits for fundraising events during select evenings. People from the participating nonprofit of the night will work the bar of the restaurant, along with Intero staff members. All tips and ten percent of the proceeds will go back to the nonprofit, as well as five dollars from the signature cocktail of the evening, created just for the night. The first night is being held on Sunday, September 16, benefitting Austin Pets Alive.
— South Austin brewery St. Elmo Brewing Company and pan-Asian food truck Soursop expanded its weekday hours into the daytime. Both are now open starting at noon Tuesday through Friday. This also means that Soursop is serving a new lunch menu.