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Edible Austin gears up for Eat Drink Local Week with auction

Addie Broyles

Edible Austin is gearing up for its annual Eat Drink Local Week, which starts Dec. 7. To kick things off, the magazine is hosting a live auction on Thursday, Nov. 21, where auctioneer Walt Roberts will auction off nine dinners featuring some of the area’s best-known talent, including David Bull, Paul Qui, Josh Watkins, Tink Pinkard, Tatsu Aikawa and Tako Matsumoto of Ramen Tatsu-Ya, and Houston’s Monica Pope.

Tickets to the auction event, which will start at 6 p.m. and take place at Allan House, 1104 San Antonio St., cost $45 if you buy them by Sunday or $55 after that. You can find out more and buy tickets at

The full Eat Drink Local Week schedule will be rolling out in the next few weeks at, but mark your calendars for an evening with Milwaukee food activist Will Allen at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Stateside at the Paramount, a winter harvest dinner party with Bread & Circus Supper Club at the Palm Door on Dec. 10 and a screening of “Farm-City, State” at the Blanton Museum of Art on Dec. 12.