Downtown Austin lodge Fairmont opened a brand new fancy champagne and caviar bar beginning right now, Friday, September 16. Room 725 presents champagne by the bottle, glass, and flights; cocktails akin to French 75s, martinis, and previous fashioneds; caviars can be found a la carte with accompaniments as nicely on dishes like foie gras, confit potatoes, and lobster claws; and there’s a vegan caviar possibility. There are additionally cigars. The indoor bar is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 11 p.m. Reservations might be positioned on-line.
New meals truck alert
MLK kolache store/beer bar/brewery Batch is opening a brand new meals truck right now as a part of its five-year birthday. Lote will serve mini-tortas which might be made with the store’s kolache dough, burritos with picadillo, tacos, machos, and mulitas. The title is the Spanish phrase for “batch.” Helming the truck kitchen is chef Javier Montesinos, who had labored at Taco Bronco just lately. To have a good time its anniversary, there’s a celebration from Friday, September 16 by Sunday, September 18 with beers, dwell music, and a petting zoo, amongst extra.
New Texas ciders releases
Cidery Texas Keeper Cider launched its latest bottles this month, made with winemaking strategies. There’s the Rubus Forager 2021, made with Texas apples and foraged dewberries; and the NV Heirloom, which is made with harvests from 2020 and 2021.
Monitoring Austin-area meals and drinks occasions
South Austin distillery Nonetheless Austin Whiskey Co. is throwing a five-year anniversary occasion on Saturday, September 17 with its new straight rye whiskey the Artist, dwell music, a flea market, dwell portray, and shotskis. It runs from 1 to 7 p.m.
Johnson Metropolis vineyard Lewis Wines is celebrating its latest rosé with a celebration on Saturday, September 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. On deck would be the Excessive Plains Rosé 2021 and Hill Nation Rosé 2021, in addition to Holy Smokes barbecue and dwell music. Registration is free.
McKinney truck Besame’s subsequent ice cream collaboration is with South Congress bar Watertrade’s bar supervisor Nadia Hernandez. The result’s a kakigori sundae referred to as Watertrade Wild Weekend with a yuzu-lemon/ginger ice cream, fuji apples, mint kakigori, boba pearls, molasses syrup, roasted soy bean powder, matcha Pocky, and mint leaves. It’s obtainable Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18 on the truck.