Supper clubs have been around since people have been making food, but the modern, pop-up supper clubs have enjoyed more than a decade in the spotlight, thanks to the success of experiential food businesses like Outstanding in the Field and even the local restaurant Dai Due, which started as a supper club.

A new traveling supper club company called  Moonrise Standard started last year that will be swinging through Austin in a few weeks.

The Plant at Kyle is hosting a Moonrise Standard supper club on Jan. 20. Contributed by Moonrise Standard

The first Moonrise Standard dinner was in Flagstaff, and they’ve hosted dinners in Joshua Tree and the Cuyama Valley in California, as well as a few others in Arizona, but this is their first Texas dinner.

In addition to the feasts, owners Alana Tivnan and Derek Christensen plan to host food-themed retreats and workshops, but in the meantime, they are gearing up for the Jan 20 dinner at the Plant at Kyle, a Lake/Flato-designed event facility that you might remember used to host those Rude Mechs Oyster Club parties.

The dinner will feature seven courses and local libations from Infinite Monkey Theorem.

Tickets cost $185 and are available at

Moonrise Standard hosted its first supper club last year in Arizona, and since the launch, has held dinners in the California desert, too. Contributed by Moonrise Standard