Austin’s Best Food and Drink Events This Week

February 3rd, 2022

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Dinner parties, farmer’s markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of February 3, 2022

ABA MEDITERRANEAN: VALENTINE’S DAY Feel like enjoying your Valentine’s coupleness at home? Get Aba’s Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two and you’ll be feasting on lobster bisque, smoky garlic hummus with bread, Ahi tuna with apple & fennel, brussels sprouts, beef tenderloin with potato gratin, and Isot double chocolate cake – and a bottle of Giuliana Prosecco to top the meal off with a toast. (Or you could dine in – under the sparkling lights on Aba’s outdoor patio – and enjoy similar gustatory pleasures.) Note: Order by Feb. 9, for delivery or pickup Feb. 11-14. Aba, 1011 S. Congress, Bldg 2 #180, 737/273-0199. $124.95 (for two).

BAKERY LORRAINE: VALENTINE’S This excellent bakery has exclusive Valentine’s Day pastries at their Domain NORTHSIDE location, including red tarts, red velvet cake, heart moonpies, cherry tarts, and a mouthwatering variety of other sweet treats. Pre-orders available through Feb. 8 Bakery Lorraine, 11600 Rock Rose #110.

DESERT DOOR: WILD CARD VALENTINE’S Desert Door Texas Sotol continues its monthly WILD event series with a limited menu curated by Sarah Abernathy of Justine’s Secret House. [Note: You do remember the raves Desert Door recently received from our foodie correspondents, right?] Celebrate this Valentine’s Day out in the Hill Country, with Abernathy’s delectable pastries (including Blue Masa doughnuts filled with strawberry-and-sotol jam, and chorizo-rillette kolaches) and a holiday-inspired cocktail. Mon., Feb. 14, 5-8pm Desert Door Sotol, 211 Darden Hill Rd. Ste. 200-A, Driftwood, 512/829-6129.

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