Gusto Blog

Winemaker Dinner feat. Martin Mackenzie of Petroni Vineyards

In partnership with The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas, our summer winemaker dinner features the wines of Petroni Vineyards from Sonoma, California. Enjoy an evening with Martin McKenzie of Petroni Vineyards and a five-course dinner hosted by Gusto Managing Partner Cameron Lockley. Tickets available... continue reading

Negroni Week

Orson Welles said of the Negroni, "The bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you. They balance each other." The classic Italian cocktail is having a moment this week with $1 per purchase of the drink going to charity. Try it the way its namesake Count Carmillo Negroni preferred, with sweet vermouth and a flamed orange peel. Or... continue reading

Celebrating Conspirare’s Presentation of “Great Big Choruses”

Celebrating Conspirare’s Presentation of “Great Big Choruses” with this special menu:

 

Kids Eat Free!

In a addition to our regular Sunday night offer for kiddoes, Gusto is once again pleased to be able to provide our Kids Eat Free program to families on the go this summer. With kids out of school and parents on the run, sometimes it's just easier to grab a seat in the A/C of your favorite neighborhood Italian eatery to enjoy lunch or dinner rather than make every meal of the day.  Details for purchase requirements are included here... continue reading

New Brunch Menu Available Sunday, May 17th!

With the change of season comes a change of plating. We have updated our Sunday brunch to a la carte ordering that includes a large antipasta selection.  Chef Jason Tallent has created an extensive range of options, including savory items like a traditional frittata or a scrumptious baked egg with potato, besciamella sauce and leeks to something slightly sweeter, like french toast with marmalade & strawberry butter. ... continue reading

Upcoming Performance Prix Fixe Dinners April 18th & 25th

Before Conspirare's singular performance of "How Little You Are," a commissioned work by young American composer Nico Muhly, please join us for dinner on April 18th.

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Hop over for Easter Brunch!

Celebrate Easter with friends and family while dining al fresco on a beautiful spring day. Our expansive Italian Brunch Buffet includes a huge selction of delectable dishes featuring local produce and farm-fresh eggs. Sip a variety of beverages with fresh squeezed juices or try a hand-crafted cocktail. We look forward to seeing you!

 

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Trefethen Winery Proprietor to Host Dinner @ Gusto on Weds March 4th

Call to reserve your spot at the table with the proprietor of Napa's Trefethen Winery, Loren Trefethen. Seats are $90 per person and are all inclusive. Pairings selected by Gusto Sommelier, Chris Dufau. The menu by Gusto Chef Jason Tallent has been built to complement these estate wines from the Oak Knoll District of Napa. Dial 512.458.1100 for a credit card reservation... continue reading

Chamber Music Center Pre-performance Prix Fixe

Follow the "North Star" to Gusto this Saturday before the Chamber Music Center presents the piece at First Unitarian Church this Saturday, featuring pianist Michelle Schumann.

2/14 Valentine's Day Menu

We will be offering this gorgeous prix fixe in addition to our regular menu. This Valentine’s Day menu crafted by Executive Chef Jason Tallent with wine pairings selected by Manager & Sommelier Chris Dufau will help create the perfect romantic evening. Love is in the air at Gusto!

Executive Pastry Chef Beryl St. Jeanne reveals new dessert menu!

Gusto is excited to present an updated dessert menu featuring Italian classics, like Tiramisu, alongside other newly refined, hand-crafted desserts. Try the perfectly balanced Budino, or the piquancy of seasonal blood oranges with the Olive Oil Cake. There are enough new flavors to require multiple visits for a complete survey. We'll have the espresso and digestifs waiting, too.

Winemaker dinner hosted by Francesco Dadi of the Ormanni Winery in Tuscany, Italy

Be sure and join us Thursday, February 12th at 7:00 PM for an intimate winemaker dinner hosted by Francesco Daddi of the Ormanni winery in Tuscany, Italy and Gusto Managing Partner Cameron Lockley. We'll also be introducing Gusto Sommelier Chris Dufau and Executive Chef Jason Tallent. Tickets are $85 per person, all inclusive; $75 for Austin Wine & Food Foundation members. Space is limited to first 20 people who sign up:... continue reading