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7 can't-miss food and drink events happening in Austin this week

7 can't-miss food and drink events happening in Austin this week

Tour de Vin
The Food and Wine Foundation of Texas' revamped Tour de Vin tops our food and drink event picks this week. Courtesy of the Wine & Food Foundation of Texas

Whiskey, wine, and beer dominate our food and drink roundup, although foodies will find a few snack-worthy selections this week as well. For a full list of happenings, check out our events calendar.

Dining Out For Life
Join the fight against HIV/AIDS by chowing down at one of the many restaurants participating in Dining Out For Life on Monday and Tuesday. More than 70 local eateries will donate a portion of their proceeds from the evenings to AIDS Services of Austin. A wide variety of restaurants will be taking part in this charitable event, from Enchiladas y Mas to Wink. Check here for a full list.
Monday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 15

Love146 presents Hope is Brewing
Love146 is hosting a splendid supper at Zilker Brewing Company to raise awareness for the global nonprofit's mission to rid the world of child trafficking and exploitation. Your ticket comes with dinner, drinks, and interactive games. Admission ranges from $35 to $75, and families are more than welcome.
Tuesday, September 15 at 7 pm

Mongers Market + Kitchen presents Raw Night
Mongers is offering off-menu raw dishes such as crudo and ceviche every Tuesday for the rest of the month. There are only three Raw Nights left in September, so get your fix while you can.
Tuesday, September 15

Diez y Seis de Septiembre Pig Roast
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at El Chilito on Manor Road with a free pig roast. Eat delicious crispy pork tacos, play games (with prizes!), and groove to music from DJ Boyfriends at this fun Diez y Seis fiesta.
Wednesday, September 16 at 6 pm

Whiskies of the World
This is a can't-miss event for whiskey aficionados. Enjoy whiskey tastings, food pairings, and more during this decadent drink expo at the Four Seasons Hotel downtown. Tickets cost $120, but an additional $85 will get you early admission and access to the Bon Vivant Hour.
Thursday, September 17 at 7 pm

Tour de Vin: The New Vintage
The Wine & Food Foundation has revamped its annual Tour de Vin fundraiser to include offerings from some of Austin's top chefs paired with featured wines. Your $70 admission gets you access to this unique event at Fair Market as well as one-of-a-kind sips and bites.
Thursday, September 17 at 8 pm

Easy Tiger Oktoberfest
Witness the debut of Easy Tiger's collaborative brew with Austin Beerworks during this free Oktoberfest party. This will be the first time you can get your hands on Montecore, a new German-style Märzen bier. When you've had your fill, indulge in draft specials and tasty food while you check out live screen printing from Fine Southern Gentlemen.
Saturday, September 19 at noon