The lackluster Catherine Zeta-Jones flick No Reservations didnt make much of a splash, but the original film on which it was based, Sandra Nettelbecks 2001 German rom-com Mostly Martha, nailed the foodie-love story genre. The film, which screens today on the patio between Brasil and Domy Books as part of a series of food-and-wine-themed movies hosted by My Table magazine, centers on a self-absorbed, rage-aholic, workaholic chef who has a stronger relationship with her culinary creations than with any human being. But then her sister dies, leaving behind a teenage niece whose sudden presence forces Martha to engage with other people for once not only the niece, but also the handsome new sous-chef, Mario. A cash bar and food specials will spice up your evening. 8:30 p.m. 1709 Westheimer. For information, call 713-523-3669 or visit www.domystore.com. Free.
Sun., Nov. 30, 8:30 p.m., 2008
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.