Sugar and Smoke Grand Opening – February 18

A new restaurant has been stealing the hearts of everyone who graces its doors since opening in early January. The bakery and café, aptly named,“Sugar and Smoke” brings to the table cleverly created dishes sourcing fresh, locally grown products representing the best Texas flavors and styles! The extensive breakfast and lunch menu includes Nicole’s award winning smoked meats. Winner of the World Champion Wagyu Brisket and Steak Cook-off, Nicole has appeared on TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters.

Sugar and Smoke will be open for Sunday Brunches on special occasions and holidays and will feature a vast array of buffet choices, including house-cured smoked salmon, stuffed tenderloin, waffles, pastries, muffins and cakes. The two-story facility and courtyard will be available for catered, private events.

In addition to a great selection of grab and go lunches including wraps, chicken salad, chips and drinks, Sugar and Smokeoffers several local Texas beers and wines and othergreat wines and beers.

The February 18th Grand Opening will include a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 1:30 pm, and a Mardi Gras Ball featuring the rock band, 7Stories. The Ball will be held off site for close friends and fans of Sugar and Smoke Owners, John Bernard and Nicole Davenport.

Sugar and Smoke will be bringing top-notch entertainment to the “Courtyard” this spring and summer. Get ready to Sugar and Smoke it!


Limited Space at Chisholm Trail Wine and Food Pairing with Winemaker Paula K. Williamson – November 12

This sit down event begins at 12:30 pm and will include a taste of five of Chisholm Trail‘s fine wines along with a specially selected food sample, topped off with a private tour of the winery production facilities.

Cost is $25 per person plus 15% gratuity and sales tax. 10% discount for Wine Club members.

Seating is limited and reservations are required, so call today at (830)990-2675.

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: September 27 “Wine, Cheese and Herb Pairings”

“Wine, Cheese and Herb Pairings”. 11 am. $75 per person.

Contact URBANherbal to custom design your private class/party for a couple’s retreat, for your group or organization, bridal or baby shower. Our preset classes are small and intimate maximum of 10 participants. Cancellations must be made 72 hours before class date in order to obtain a refund. See our website for more details. 407 Whitney Street.

Reserve you seat now!! or 830-456-9667

Vintner Dinner at Hill Top Cafe – January 25

The Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87, and Becker Vineyards invite you to join them for another fabulous vintner dinner.  The four course dinner kicks off with a wine reception.  Johnny and Brenda Nicholas, proprietors of Hill Top Cafe, and Nichole Bendele from Becker Vineyards will be present to meet and greet guests.  Seating is limited.  Please make reservations by calling or going online.

5 pm.  $75++ per person. Call (830) 997-8922 for information.

Opera and Dinner at August E’s – September 7

The San Antonio Opera and The Hill Country Opera League present Janara Kellerman performing Opera Soprano from “The New York City Opera” at August E’s, 203 East San Antonio Street at 7 pm Septembet 7.

Opera performance and four course meal with wine for $65.00 per person, plus tax & tip.

Appetizer: Oyster Rockefeller

Salad Course: Spring Mix, Spinach and Mandarin Orange Salad with Slivered Almonds, and White Balsamic Emulsion

Entrée: Beef Wellington, Potatoes Anna, Sautéed Mushrooms, Grilled Tomato Au Gratin with Bacon Bordelaise Sauce

Dessert: Chocolate Mousse with Berry Coulis and Chantilly Cream

Reservations Required – 830-997-1535

Vitner Dinner at Cabernet Grill – November 3

Chef Ross Burtwell will be hosting Grape Growers Neal & Janice Newsom of Newsom Vineyards in the Texas High Plains for a five course dinner with wine matched specifically to the cuisine at Cabernet Grill, Thursday November 3, at 2806 Highway 16 South.  Cost is $69.95 per person plus tax and 20% gratuity.  6:30 PM.  Advance reservations are required. Ticket may be purchased online or by phone (830) 990-5734.

Fredericksburg Farmers Market – Thursday

Fredericksburg Farmers Market Every ThursdayFredericksburg Farmers Market runs through August at Marktplatz. Bountiful fresh produce, including strawberries, will be available for sale! The market also features Artisan breads, award-winning goat cheese, grass-fed meats, free-range chicken and farm fresh eggs. Wines from local wineries are available by the glass or bottle.