Featured Texas Food Events for February

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Free Week of Cheese
Monday, February 10 – Friday, February 14

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, locally-owned and operated by John and Kendall Antonelli, will celebrate its fourth anniversary on February 11, 2014.  To commemorate this cheese-y day, as well as thank customers and partnering wholesale restaurants, Antonelli’s Cheese Shop is continuing its annual tradition of giving away free cheese plates around town from February 10 – 14.  While supplies last, the following restaurants will be participating. Each will begin offering free cheese plates at 5pm (unless otherwise noted below) and will go until the cheese runs out!

Monday, Feb. 10th:   Cipollina & Easy Tiger
Tuesday, Feb. 11th:        Bess Bistro & Max’s Wine Dive
Wednesday, Feb. 12th:   24 Diner & House Pizzeria
Thursday, Feb. 13th:       Bufalina (starts at 5:30) &  Qui
Friday, Feb. 14th:           Drink.Well

Night of 50,000 Lives
Thursday, February 13, 6-8pm

The Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation and the American Red Cross of Central Texas present the Night of 50,000 Lives, an exclusive dinner at Sway to benefit the Measles & Rubella Initiative. It costs $1 to vaccinate one child and save a life. With your help, the American Red Cross of Central Texas can save 50,000 lives in one evening.

 Sway Executive Chef Alexis Chong will prepare and present a spectacular 5-course menu, featuring award-winning modern Thai cuisine and hand-selected beverage pairings. Purchase tickets here.

Slow Food Houston Happy Hour
Thursday, February 20, 5:30-7:30pm

Slow Food Houston invited you to join them for their monthly happy hour. This months event will be hosted at Sparrow Bar + Cookshop with a special introduction by Monica Pope. Check out the Slow Food Houston Facebook page!

Official Drink of Austin
Thursday, February 20, 7-10pm

Official Drink of Austin returns as The Austin Food & Wine Alliance partners with Tipsy Texan for an evening that celebrates Texas spirits and shines a spotlight on the talented bartending community. Six bar teams from local bars and restaurants will be mixing up Austin-inspired cocktails to raise funds for culinary grants. Purchase tickets here.

Beer & Bacon Festival
Saturday, February 22, 2:30–5 pm

Two of Austin’s favorite things—bacon and beer—come together for this festival at The Marchesea as a partnership between Eat Boston and Edible Austin. The festival will feature local chefs, restaurants and craft brewers and we’ll all toast to bacon and beer! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Purchase your tickets today.




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