10 September Foodie Events We're Excited For

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Friday, September 4: The Magik Theatre may have had to relocate from the Botanical Garden to the Arneson River Theatre, but that the festivities will hit take a Medieval turn with Renaissance on the River. Tickets to the performances of The Winter's Tale are free and open to the public, but if you want to get prime seating, the chance to nosh on food from Smoke in the Royal Reception and to take in a few libations inside The Cos House, you can purchase tickets for the fanfare. $25, $50, $100, September 4-5, 8-11pm, La Villita, magiktheatre.org.

Sunday, September 6: Folc and Park Social celebrated it's first anniversary earlier this week with specials, but the real party kicks off Sunday with a 70-pound smoked halibut made Caja China style. Expect visiting bartenders and music by DJ Steven Moya. Prices vary, 6pm, 226 E. Olmos Drive, (210) 822-0100, folc-restaurant.com.

Thursday, September 10: Sample all the eats and treats the '09 has to offer with Taste of the Heights at the Witte Museum. The lineup of eats includes Picante Grill, Bird Bakery, La Fogata, Paloma Blanca, Cheesy Jane's and more. $50, 3801 Broadway St., (210) 357-1900, tasteoftheheights.com.

Friday, September 11: San Antonio's premiere Food & Wine Festival, benefiting KLRN Public Television, will be hosted over a span of three different days. A Wine Opener (Friday, September 11, 7:30 p.m.) kicks off this event and then spreads to a Champagne Brunch (Sunday, September 13, 11 a.m.) and closes out with a Fine Wine and Cuisine Tasting (Sunday, September 27, 6 p.m.) Enjoy premium wines and bubbly champagnes from around the world doused with flavor while in an intimate black-tie setting. There will be live jazz bands and what seems like a never ending supply of wines from the remarkable Pearl Stables. Prices vary, sawinefest.com.

Sunday, September 13:
Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and have a great dinner while you're at it as chef Steve McHugh of Cured hosts Mike Gulotta of MoPho in New Orleans will join John Tesar of Dallas' Oak and Knife, and Phillip Lopez of Root, Square Root and Root Squared in New Orleans and Nicole Patel of Delysia Chocolatier in Austin in creating a five-course feast. Admission includes complimentary parking, welcome reception, dinner and wine pairings. $350, 6pm, 306 Pearl Pkwy., Suite 101, lls.org.

Monday, September 14: Food lovers of SA will get a chance to join Jason Dady in celebrating Texas Chefs Week through Saturday, September 19 at Tre Enoteca. Each night's menu will feature a chef's take on regional Italian cuisine. The lineup includes Chef Terrence Gallivan and Chef Seth Siegel-Gardner of the Pass and Provisions in Houston, Matt McCallister of FT33 and Filament in Dallas, Omar Flores of Casa Rubia in Dallas,  Nicholas Yanes of Juniper in Austin, and Jorge Hernandez of Qui in Austin. $65, 555 W. Bitters Rd, (210) 496-0555. 

Friday, September 18: The eagerly anticipated Whiskey Business, hosted by the San Antonio Current is headed our way. Any and all San Antonian's who have a love for whiskey, scotch or bourbon will wander their way through the ever flavorful and rich samples they'll have to offer. Everything you ever imagined will be at Whiskey Business, and not only will your palette be sent through the roof, you will learn from the best themselves, the industry experts. Forty Creek, Mitchter's and Waterloo are just a few of the whiskey's that will be featured. Come out and enjoy the city's best whiskey and live music to even out the night. $50-$80, 7pm, 210 W. Market Street, (210) 507-4849

Friday, September 18: Since unveiling in early June, the DoSeum is making a reputable name for itself. Not only can tots have fun, adults can release their inner child, too. With 100,000+ square feet of fun and festivities planned, ReDo Recess is an event where adults can let go, eat, drink and relive their "Goonie" days. $13-$15, 6:30-9pm, 2800 Broadway, (210) 212-4453, http://www.thedoseum.org/ReDoRecess

Saturday, September 19: Alas, the 33rd Annual Margarita Pour Off is here. Presented by Jose Cuervo, it's San Antonio's premiere margarita tasting event hosted at the Sunken Garden Theater. Not only will you be kicking back drinking some of the city's best margaritas, you will be benefitting KISS Kids and some of San Antonio's Founding Heritage charities. This is an all day event so come expecting live music, food and beer. At the end of the night you will have crowned the best margarita in town. $15, 2pm-11pm, 3875 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 207-3050, http://sabestmargaritas.com

Wednesday, September 23: This month's Dignowity Hill social club meeting will meet at Dignowity Meats. From house smoked pastrami to a classic turkey caprese, these sandwiches will fulfill your dreams and cravings. Come on down and BYOB to this yummy event which will sparkle conversation and open your earbuds from the music that will be heard from just around the corner. Prices vary, 5:30-7:30pm, 1701 E. Houston St., https://www.facebook.com/DignowityMeats

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