The Rusty Bicycle on Magdalen Road is having a summer street party on Saturday July 30 - a one day celebration of beer, music and food at the East Oxford pub from 12 noon. What's not to like?

Cafe Tarifa has begun serving all day food, with plans to roll out the menu into the evenings later next month. Enjoy dishes such as shakshuka (baked free-range eggs in tomato,red pepper, onion, garlic, feta & toast with merguez sausage £9), patatas chorizo(fried egg, fried potatoes, peppers, onion, garlic, chorizo, fried egg & toast £7), kedgeree £8, a spiced lamb kofta burger

£9.95, the spicy black bean burger & fries £9.95, banana bread toasted with butter, french toast, churros/chocolate, spanish toast (grated tomato, garlic, olive oil £3) and so much more.

Café Tarifa, 58-60 Cowley road, 01865 256091.

The White Hart in Wytham is running Woodsmoke - an eclectic celebration of traditional craft from July 21- 24.

For four days a number of free events include a demonstration on bread making – so whether you are a master baker or novice come along and try the thrill of making your own bread, story telling and poetry classes, guided walks around Wytham Woods, Aunt Sally on Thursday evening, home brew school and a craft beer sampling – come learn how to make your own beer- and even dog training with a leading dog instructor and behaviour counsellor.

in and around our beautiful courtyard and Georgian stables

Enjoy the Asado wood fired barbecue with a daily changing menu and live music every day all set in the pub's secluded courtyard and Georgian stables.

SHOPPERS in Oxford are getting ready for the opening of a new Japanese-style chain restaurant Wasabi this autumn at the former Vodafone store on the Cornmarket Street junction with Market Street.

It will serve sushi and hot Japanese food, and as well as sushi there will also be hot food bento boxes featuring hearty Japanese classics like chicken katsu curry.

Wasabi launched in 2003 when it opened its first branch on London's Embankment to sell handmade Japanese sushi and now has numerous branches in London as well as in Birmingham, Bluewater, Cambridge, Lakeside and Leeds.

On July 29, to celebrate International Tiger Day, Banana Tree on George Street, will be selling Tiger Beer at our restaurants, including Oxford for £1 only with profits donated to a charity that protects Tigers in the wild, when a main course is purchased. Offer available for eat-in customers only. Offer subject to availability.

The Chester in East Oxford is hosting it's first wine tasting evening on July 31 with specialist independent wine merchant Welch & Co. Sample a selection of award winning white, red and rosé wines, in a relaxed informal atmosphere, taking home a bottle of your favourite from the evening. Canapés will be also be served. Tickets are £20.

The Perch in Binsey is hosting its 4th Annual Beer & Cider Festival on September 3-4 with a weekend-long festival celebrating the best in local and regional brewing.

Expect a large selection of tasty ciders, a canopied marquee, large gardens, live music from Temple Funk Collective and dancing.

As a new addition to the festival this year, The Perch has teamed up with London-based Home Brew Depot to bring their "Brew School" home brew courses to Oxford for the first time. Course-goers will learn about the process of brewing, sample different styles of beer and even get to take some of their creation home with them.