This incredible line-up for the 3rd Annual Wine & Swine should be enough to get you there. Well, that and the fact that it’s only $75 for a ticket. It will be from 1-4 on Sunday, November 10th.
Aaron Franklin, Franklin Barbecue (Austin) – South Carolina-Style Whole Hog Sliders with Vinegar & Red Chile Flake Mop and Slaw.
Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki, (Austin) – Cubana Frita, Mojo Cubano & Chimbe Sauce.
Jason Dady, Jason Dady Restaurants (San Antonio) – Pork and Beans Belly, and Pork Shoulder with Fermented Black Beans, Rice Cake and Thai Inspirations.
Tatsu Aikawa, Raman Tatsu-Ya (Austin) – Chili Cheese Ramen.
Josh Watkins, The Carillon (Austin) – Whole Roasted Pig.
Anthony Sobotik and Chad Palmatier, Lick Ice Cream (Austin) – Breakfast Bacon Ice Cream and Sweet Potato Ice Cream.
Jesse Perez, Arcade Midtown Kitchen (San Antonio) – Sal and Limon’ Pork Chile Verde with Pork Sausage Dirty Rice and Blistered Serrano Mayo.
Jack Gilmore, Jack Allen’s Kitchen (Austin) – Pigs On A Blanket.
Alma Alcocer-Thomas, El Alma (Austin) – Conchinita Pibil.
John Bates, the Noble Pig (Austin) – All Things Piggy.
Sarah McIntosh, Épicerie Café & Grocery (Austin) -A hot dog trio with Korean Dog with Kimchi and Sriracha Aioli, German Dog with Kraut and Mustard and Chili Dog with Venison Chili and cheese.
Kristine Kittrell, Mulberry & Weather Up (Austin) – Pork & Vermouth with Charred Onion, Fennel & Grapefruit.
Mat Clouser, Swift’s Attic (Austin) – Inside Out Pork Tacos with Roasted Jalapeño Salsa.
Larry Kocurek, Trace (Austin) – Fire-Roasted Pork Loin with Morcilla.
Erica Beneke, Max’s Wine Dive (Austin) – Grilled Cubano.
Michael Fojtasek & Grae Nonas, Olamaie (Austin) – Deviled Ham Sandwiches.
Erica Waksmunski, Congress (Austin) – Brioche Beignet with Banana Pastry Cream and Assorted Candies
Janina O’Leary (Austin) – Hot Chocolate Spiced Pot de Crème
Michelle Arcilla, Jeffrey’s (Austin) – Deconstructed S’More.
Eric Lucas, Whole Foods Market (Austin) – TBD
Andrew Wiseheart, Contigo Austin (Austin) – TBD
Wine and spirit makers – Banfi Wines, Becker Vineyards, Deep Eddy Vodka, Dripping Springs Vodka, Duchman Family Vineyard, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, EDV Wines, J Vineyard & Winery, McPherson Cellars, Prestige Wines, Stone House Vineyard, Terlato Wines International, The Spirivin Group, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Treaty Oak Distilling, TX Whiskey, TY KU Sake and White Hat Rum.
Local craft breweries – Jester King Brewery, Independence Brewery and Thirsty Planet Brewery. In addition, Austin’s own, Argus Cidery will serve ciders crafted from Texas-grown apples. Also featured for non-alcoholic beverages will be Texas Tea.
Wine & Swine is a fundraising benefit to support culinary grants for the Austin Food & Wine Alliance, Central Texas’ newest culinary nonprofit, which is dedicated to fostering awareness and innovation in the Central Texas food and beverage community. The Alliance gives back to the local culinary community through its vibrant grant program for chefs, farmers, artisan producers and nonprofits by funding projects focused on culinary innovation.