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Events: Salt & Time’s Oskar Blues dinner and more

Matthew Odam

Salt & Time Butcher Shop & Salumeria hosts a dinner on Wednesday featuring food paired with beer from Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery. The five-course menu includes white fish two ways paired with Mama’s Little Yella Pils and a shin of beef paired with G’Knight Imperial Red. Tickets are $60. More information at

Are you ready for some football? Soccer, that is. The world-renowned English Premier League kicks off Saturday and Fado Irish Pub will air the matches along with a weekend brunch menu that includes items like the Hangover Sandwich (two fried eggs, Irish sausage, rashers and Irish cheddar on sourdough). Fado will open 15 minutes before kick-off every Saturday and Sunday during the season. That means 6:30 a.m. this Saturday and 7:15 .a.m. Sunday. For the complete schedule, visit

Trace at the W (200 Lavaca St.) hosts their second annual Ice Cream Social on Saturday at 1 p.m. to benefit non-profit organization SafePlace. Trace’s executive pastry chef and James Beard Award semi-finalist Janina O’Leary will offer flavors such lemon meringue, strawberries and cream and a Rolo candy-inspired ice cream. The talented chef will also create “adult” flavors rum mint punch and chocolate Baileys swirl. The event is free, but to “earn a spoon” and get a taste of the treats, guests must bring school supplies to donate to SafePlace. Learn more about SafePlace’s suggested school supply donations at Event details at

Chuy’s 25th annual Green Chile Festival kicks off Monday and runs through September 8 at all five Austin-area locations. The celebration of Austin’s favorite adopted green chile from Hatch, New Mexico marks the only time each year that Chuy’s introduces new menu items. This year’s additions include seven green chile-inspired dishes such as New Mexican rolls, Hatch Valley chicken enchiladas and tacos al pastor.