• Wine Tasting Happy Hour Event

    APT 115

    $35.00

    We are kicking off 2019 events with a delicious wine tasting and happy hour private party and you are invited! APT 115 is like hanging out in a fabulous European apartment - quaint, intimate, cozy and stocked with incredible wine and select small bites. We are renting the whole place just for us! Our event includes 3 glasses of wine and shared charcuterie boards: Hubert Meyer Sparkling Rose Giocato Sauvignon Blanc El Jefe Grande Tempranillo APT 115 just opened a few months ago and is one of Austin's hidden gems, but won't remain a secret for long. Owner Joe Pannenbacker specializes in procuring small producer, organic, biodynamic, and natural wines and fun, vintage decor - you'll notice all meats and cheeses are sliced on a restored 1930s slicer! Located on the 1st floor of the 7East complex, next to the leasing office. Free parking at the Chase bank starting at 6pm. If you are drinking, however, we always suggest taking an Uber or having a designated driver. Please plan to arrive at or before 6pm on 1/24/19. Payment is due upon RSVP. Payment includes event, menu as described above, tax, tip and fees. Additional food and/or drinks on individual bills. Refunds for cancellations will be honored until 5pm 1/17/19 only. By signing up for this event, you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • Holiday Happy Hour at the Driskill Bar

    The Driskill Bar

    Happy Holidays, Food and Wine Lovers! We would love for you to join us at the beautiful Driskill Bar for a festive Happy Hour! The holidays in downtown Austin are a magical time of year, and the Driskill hotel exemplifies gorgeous décor, ambiance and style. Plus, they have one of the best Wednesday Happy Hour’s in town, featuring half-off glasses of wine until 7pm! Let’s get together to enjoy their fabulous selection of wine, cocktails and bites! Plan to arrive at or after 6pm. This event is open menu, no fixed price, individual checks. The Driskill Bar is located upstairs in the back of the hotel. We will have the front area closest to the stairs reserved for our group. Valet parking - we have an event price of $14 for our group if you have your ticket validated by a server. Otherwise, it would be $24. Street and garage parking are also available nearby and as always, if you plan to drink, please consider using Uber or have a designated driver. Fun facts about the hotel - Built in 1886 as the showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill Hotel remains a legendary landmark in Texas hospitality. As a member of The Historic Hotels of America, The Driskill offers an elite level of luxury accommodations and services, as one the world's finest hotels. Wine Spectator, America's leading wine publication, has honored The Driskill Grill with their "Best of..." Award of Excellence given to restaurants whose wine lists offer a unique selection of "quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style." See you there! -Barbara By signing up for this event, you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • Eastern European Dinner!

    Brama

    $50.00

    Austin finally has an Eastern European restaurant featuring Polish, Ukrainian, Russian and Romanian cuisine! "Brama" means "gates" in several languages and they are opening the gates to the humble and honest food of Eastern Europe! Please join us for a banquet-style feast showcasing the best of their menu, including: - borsch (vegetarian or meat option) - individual plating - beet & goat cheese appetizer - pelmeni (meat dumplings) - pierogi (vegetarian dumpling) - kielbasa - golubtsi (cabbage rolls) - crepes with condensed milk - iced black tea, infused berry teas Alcohol sold separately. The beer and wine list has choices you won't find anywhere else! Polish and German lagers and wines, as well as wines from Romania, Georgia and Croatia! There is a large parking lot. Please carpool or Uber if you plan to drink! Please plan to arrive at or before 6pm on 11/13/18. Payment is due upon RSVP. Payment includes event, menu as described above, tax, tip and fees. Additional food and/or drinks on individual bills. Refunds for cancellations will be honored until 5pm 11/06/18 only. By signing up for this event, you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • Downtown wine, dine & rock out!

    Trulucks

    Let's meet at Truluck's Downtown for Happy Hour / dinner. Seafood and specialty cocktails are on the menu in an elegant atmosphere. For those who are up for staying out, we will walk down to Cedar Street Courtyard where the Spazmatics play at 9:45 pm. $10 cover at Cedar Street. Bring your dancing shoes! Parking garages around downtown are often the best option after hours. By signing up for this event you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • Blind Cafe Social Impact Experience - Unhosted

    The American Legion- Charles Johnson House

    ~ A Special Airbnb Blind Cafe Experience held in 100% darkness! ~ This will be an unhosted event, but I wanted to share the discounted rate we negotiated for our group! $50 off the usual price. Use this link to sign up directly. Be sure to select the correct date and time! AusTix is the first choice in the menu here. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3491631 This promises to be the most unique dining event you've ever attended and is in Austin for a few nights only! (Thank you to Lori for finding and suggesting this event!) From their site: The Blind Cafe Experience in partnership with Airbnb presents - Welcome to The Blind Café Experience, an award winning positive social impact discussion, dinner and music experience all held in 100% darkness, no blindfolds! You'll be challenged to socially engage as you literally break bread at large tables, participate in a social impact discussion with legally blind staff, and experience an intimate music concert in 100% darkness. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Your ticket includes: A fixed special mystery menu. You'll break bread over a family style menu designed to open up your senses that includes gluten-free and vegan options. Glass of wine. Additional wine may be purchased onsite. A positive social impact Q&A w/ our legally blind ambassadors An intimate live music listening experience with Blind Cafe Performing Song-writers, Rosh & the Blind Cafe Orchestra + Special Guests ...all in 100% darkness! (This unique experience is offered exclusively through Airbnb's Social Impact Experiences & 100% of the proceeds to the Blind Cafe's non-profit fiscal sponsor, The Boulder County Arts Alliance to continue supporting the Blind Cafe's efforts use 100% darkness as agent positive social change! ) By signing up for this event you agree to release this Meetup group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • Sunset @ Steiner

    Steiner Ranch Steak House

    Let's enjoy some appetizers and drinks on the lovely Steiner Ranch Steakhouse patio and listen to the tunes of Jukebox Heroes. This is one of the most beautiful views in Austin! Jukebox Heroes is a live music cover band based in Austin, Texas. The band's set list is expansive, and each night is different, request-filled, and organic. Converse, dine, then dance and rock the night away. https://www.jukeboxatx.com/bio/ Food and drinks are Dutch. Please honor your RSVP so we can let Steiner know how many to expect. By signing up for this event you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • July Happy Hour at the Driskill Bar

    The Driskill Bar

    Food and Wine Lovers! We would love for you to join us at the beautiful Driskill Bar for our semi-annual Happy Hour! The Driskill hotel exemplifies gorgeous décor, ambiance and style. Plus, they have one of the best Wednesday Happy Hour’s in town, featuring half-off glasses of wine! The hotel has graciously extended Happy Hour for us from 6-8pm. Let’s get together to enjoy their fabulous selection of wine, cocktails and bites! Plan to arrive at or after 6pm. This event is open menu, no fixed price, individual checks. The Driskill Bar is located upstairs in the back of the hotel. We will have the front area closest to the stairs reserved for our group. Valet parking - we have a event price of $12 for our group if you have your ticket validated by a server. Otherwise, it would be $24. Street and garage parking are also available nearby. Fun facts about the hotel - Built in 1886 as the showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill Hotel remains a legendary landmark in Texas hospitality. As a member of The Historic Hotels of America, The Driskill offers an elite level of luxury accommodations and services, as one the world's finest hotels. Wine Spectator, America's leading wine publication, has honored The Driskill Grill with their "Best of..." Award of Excellence given to restaurants whose wine lists offer a unique selection of "quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style." See you there! -Barbara By signing up for this event, you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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  • Cheese 101: The Seven Styles of Cheese

    Antonelli's Cheese House

    $55.00

    Let's gather for a Cheese and Wine Tasting in the historic 105-year old Antonelli's Cheese House. Named by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the top cheese shops in America, Antonelli's Cheese events have been lauded by Austin Monthly as one of the best things to do in Austin. Doors will open at 6:15 pm for mixing and mingling. (Should you arrive prior to 6:15 pm, please feel free to visit the Cheese Shop across the street for a complimentary tasting.) Throughout the course of the evening, we’ll taste four perfect cheese pairing bites, with two wine pairings. For each of the rounds, a cheesemonger will regale us with mini-stories of how the cheese is made, who made it, and why it’s special. The first tasting will start at 6:45 pm and we’ll conclude by 7:45 pm. Parking spaces are available in the Cheese House parking lot, behind the retail shop and nearby street parking on Avenue H, 43rd Street and Barrow Ave. Duval Street has parking available after 6 pm. Space is limited for the tasting, so please RSVP by June 18. (Note: The Cheese House is located at 500 Park Blvd, 78751; however, the parking lot is accessible off Duval Street.) Payment is due upon RSVP. Payment includes event, menu as described above, tax, tip and fees. Additional food and/or drinks on individual bills. Refunds for cancellations will be honored until 5pm 06/13/18 only. By signing up for this event, you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability. Located in central Austin, Antonelli's Cheese Shop includes a cut-to-order artisanal cheese and charcuterie shop, an events program hosting mor than 250 cheese tastings per year, a catering program offering cheese trays and artisanal lunch boxes, online sales of gifts and a monthly cheese club, and a wholesale program supplying over 175 Central Texas chefs and restaurants with artisanal goods. In addition to public cheese classes, events include private guided tastings for businesses (prospective clients, employee appreciations, and team building), as well as personal celebrations (weddings, showers, and birthdays). Antonelli's Cheese House is also an event venue available for unique experiences.

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  • Driftwood Tasting Room Flights and Bites

    Driftwood Tasting Room

    $15.00

    Food and Wine Lovers! What better way to ring in the warm, sunny weather than by spending a Saturday afternoon eating and drinking together?! Driftwood Tasting Room was founded on a simple idea. As their website explains: "Texas is such a big and gracious state. We wanted to take all it has to offer and share that with all of you. We realized not everyone has the time or ability to travel all over this state. So we decided to bring a little piece of the state to everyone else... We endorse drinking local and have decided to extend local to the entire state by sharing beers, wines and ciders from all across Texas." Join us for a beer or wine flight, plus a cheese plate, all for only $15! Wine tasting - (4) 1.5 oz pours OR Beer flight - (4) 5 oz pours + Cheese bite plate: pickle, cheese, crackers, grapes and chocolate. Carpooling is encouraged - feel free to post in the comments to coordinate. Please plan to arrive at or before Noon on 05/19/18. Payment is due upon RSVP. Payment includes event, menu as described above, tax, tip and fees. Additional food and/or drinks on individual bills. Refunds for cancellations will be honored until 5pm 05/12/18 only. By signing up for this event, you agree to release this group and all involved from any and all liability.

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