Deals & Events

Weekly Dining Deals and Events: October 21-24

By Megan Giller  |  October 21, 2013

The action doesn’t happen until midweek this time around, but when it rains, it pours. Hit up urban farms, tequila parties and a big food and wine fest.


Outstanding in the Field Lunch at Rain Lily Farm 
Join chefs Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki (both formerly of Sway and La Condesa) for the Austin stop on the Outstanding in the Field dinner series, which “reconnects diners to the land.” The family-style meal will be served at Rain Lily Farm at 2 PM, and tickets are $200. (914 Shady Ln.)

Jack Allen’s Pepe Z Tequila Party
Head to Oak Hill for the fifth annual Pepe Z Tequila party on the patio at chef Jack Gilmore’s farm-to-table comfort-food restaurant. There will be a South Texas seafood boil with crab, shrimp and oysters as well as plenty of $5 Pepe Z cocktails and live music. (7720 W. Hwy 71, 5-10 PM)


La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival
The 24th annual installment of this festival takes place at Laguna Gloria, with Congress’ David Bull as the honorary chef. Participating restaurants range from Swift’s Attic to Snack Bar, and there will also be plenty of Texas wine flowing. Tickets are $150, available online(3809 W. 35 St., 6-9 PM)