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Oktoberfest

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    October 24, 2014

    Upcoming Events: A Quite Unusual Oktoberfest

    Only in Houston would it make sense to celebrate Oktoberfest at a Korean soju bar. Dosi Restaurant and Soju Bar is offering two flights of any four Karbach beers (each pour is 5 ounces) with their signature bo ssam -- a two pound roasted pork shank with shattering crisp skin served with things like ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend: Brews, Biers and Tequila

    Galveston Island Oktoberfest @ First Lutheran Church Friday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 2415 Ave. G Sausage, and strudels, and biers! Oh my! Celebrate Oktoberfest with live music, dancing, and traditional German delights like brats, homemade apple cake, and -- what else? -- be ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Wingtoberfest: And the Winner Is...

    It was a messy shootout at Outlaw Dave's last night, where almost 200 people turned out to judge the best wings in Houston. Six vendors vied for the top spot: H-Town StrEATS (food truck), Dosi Restaurant, Little Bitty Burger Barn, Sticky's Chicken (food truck), Bonfire Wings and Dry Creek Cafe. Th ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    It's Wingtoberfest Time Once Again, Time to Vote For Your Favorite Chicken Wing

    It's time to once again line up to be among the first 200 people who'll get to taste and rate the wings from six Houston restaurants in this year's Houston Press Wingtoberfest -- for free. On Wednesday, October 22, the following restaurants will battle for the honor of being named this year's Octob ... More >>

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    October 3, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Pub Night at Saint Arnold & More

    Pub Night @ Saint Arnold Brewery Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 2000 Lyons The October Pub Night at Saint Arnold Brewing Co. has arrived. From 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., the brewery will serve as a bar so you can purchase your beers by the glass or the bottle. As always, there's no entry fee for Pub Night. Sa ... More >>

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    September 26, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Bratoberfest at Hay Merchant

    The Hay Merchant will celebrate Oktoberfest, or as they like to call it "Bratoberfest," by serving a special bratwurst created by Underbelly's chef Chris Shepherd available now until October 5. Pair that slow-cooked bratwurst featuring hints of nutmeg and garlic topped with butter-braised onions all ... More >>

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    September 26, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Can You Complete The World's End Pub Crawl?

    5th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival @ Saengerfest Park Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 23rd and Strand, Galveston Spend your weekend in Galveston at the 5th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival. The weekend is filled with events and activ ... More >>

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    September 25, 2014

    Saint Arnold Brewing Company Celebrates Oktoberfest

    Looking for another Oktoberfest celebration in Houston? Saint Arnold Brewing Company will host its annual Oktoberfest party at the brewery for two nights, Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11. Both nights are separate events, so you can choose the night you'd prefer to attend. But, don't hes ... More >>

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    September 12, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Fielding's Wood Grill Celebrates Its First Year Anniversary

    Cooking Class with Tory McPhail @ Brennan's of Houston Friday, 6:30 p.m. 3300 Smith Brennan's of Houston will host Tory McPhail, executive chef of Commander's Palace, tonight at 6:30 p.m. for a special cooking class demonstration along with Brennan's executive chef Danny Trace. The duo will prepare ... More >>

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    September 11, 2014

    7 Seasonal Brews to Kick Off the Fall Season in Houston

    You know fall is almost here when Starbucks starts selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Oktoberfest beers start popping up all over the place. Too bad it's still hot as ever outside. We're almost halfway through September and the grocery store beer aisles are already filled with a multitude of fall brew ... More >>

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    September 8, 2014

    Put On Your Lederhosen, It's Oktoberfest Time at King's Biergarten and Restaurant

    King's Oktoberfest is right around the corner. So put on your lederhosen and head down to King's Biergarten & Restaurant for the fourth annual celebration on September 26 through September 28 at the Pearland restaurant. During the first year of King's Oktoberfest, the restaurant only had seating f ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Wingtoberfest 2013 is Upon Us! Find Out Who's Competing for the Honor of Top Wing

    Ah, October. Time for Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Halloween parties, cold fronts and gluttinous candy consumption. Also a time for Oktoberfests around the world (and most famously in Munich, Germany -- yes, we know the only official Oktoberfest ended on October 6 this year, but still). Beer, beer, lederho ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 10, 2013

    Top 8 Seasonal Texas Brews

    Get in the fall spirit with one of these beers.

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    October 10, 2013
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    October 4, 2013

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Cold Front Pool Party, Brewfest & More

    Samuel Adams Fall Beer Dinner @ The Palm Friday, 6:30 p.m. 6100 Westheimer The Palm is hosting a four-course fall dinner paired with Samuel Adams beers. The night begins with a reception at which Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL will be served with crostini topped with caramelized onions, apple chutne ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    Top 8 Seasonal Texas Brews to Get You in the Fall Spirit

    Many small brewing companies love any excuse to come out with a special beer to stir up excitement among fans. The idea is that if it's available for only a short period of time each year people will want it that much more. In my case, it totally works. Every year I look forward to fall beers becau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Celebrate Oktoberfest With This Beer & Cheese Soup

    In case you've been living under a rock, we have some amazing news for y'all. As of this past Saturday, Oktoberfest has begun. The 16 day festival -- held in Munich, Germany, but celebrated everywhere -- is the world's largest fair. It was first held in 1810, when all of Munich was invited to cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Homemade (Almost) Soft Pretzels

    Despite the fact that I am not an avid beer drinker, I get very excited about local Oktoberfest activities. I minored in German and edited a travel guide to Deutschland, so I feel a sort of kinship with die Deutschen. Oktoberfest finds its origins in the early nineteenth century, when Prince Ludw ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    The Five Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Hurricane Meals, Fun Run with Beer & More

    Houston Press Hoppy Hour @ MKT Bar Friday, 4-10 p.m. 1001 Austin It's time for another Houston Press Hoppy Hour at MKT Bar. Come over right after work to get your weekend started and enjoy the Sack 'Em Football Sundays food menu from MKT Bar, along with special craft beer pairings from Buffalo Bay ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    Houston Press Brewfest Presale Tickets Go On Sale Today

    No, it's not quite on par with Oktoberfest in Munich, but it's pretty damn close! The Houston Press Brewfest will take place at Silver Street Station on Saturday, October 5 from 2 to 7 p.m. in conjunction with Lucky's Pub. The event features more than 30 beers on tap including local craft brews and ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 18, 2012

    Fit for a King

    A Pearland biergarten serves up tasty Austrian-German food and lots of fun.

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    October 17, 2012

    Celebrate Oktoberfest Like the Germans Do at King's Biergarten -- With Beer

    When it comes to German beer on draft, there are two places to beat in Houston -- even if one of them is technically in Pearland. Closer to the heart of the city, Midtown's Bar Munich has an impressive array of taps that includes all six varieties of Hofbräu München (including their Oktoberfest b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Where Are We Drinking? Clue: Go Texas

    The draft selection at this newish Washington Avenue lounge concentrates almost exclusively on Texas beers, with at least two local Oktoberfest brews on tap right now. All of the beers -- draft or not -- are $1 off during happy hour and bottles of wine are a whopping 25 percent off, making the daily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    The 25 Best Reasons To Love Texas In The Fall

    Fall has arrived in Texas, and thank God. There is no better time in the Lone Star State, for so many reasons. The switch in season may be more subtle than it is in the north -- you never can get that far away from a Texas summer, after all -- but there's enough change in the air to signify that y ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    May 7, 2012

    Go Way Out to Eat: 5 Favorite Dining Destinations

    Food & Wine magazine recently featured a series of articles on culinary destinations, or "...the world's best food pilgrimages," as they put it. While it was indeed interesting, I must say that places like Bangkok, Rome and India are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to food travels. The ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011
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    November 8, 2011

    Night After Monsters: Winner and Craft Beer Labels Announced

    Brooklyn's Oktoberfest: the label that proved toughest to guess.​We had 29 entries for last week's Night After Monsters contest, in which we asked our readers to identify 15 craft beer labels which had been edited to remove all identifying text. And of those 29 entries, an impressive 19 got al ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Tasting Notes: This Week in Wine Blogs

    ​Vintage Texas: Ask any wine lover or wine professional and they'll tell you the very same thing: The greatest thing about wine is how it brings folks together. And that's exactly what happened when former All-American football player and NFL veteran Alphonse Daotson called up Russ Kane, the ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011

    Wingtoberfest: Put Your Judging Pants On

    Today is German-American Day, which falls conveniently in the middle of Oktoberfest season. And we thought that German-American Day was coincidentally the perfect day to announce our own upcoming Oktoberfest party: Wingtoberfest! Wingtoberfest will take place on Thursday, October 20, from 7 to 9 p. ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Eater Houston: Amber Ambrose has released the Eater Essential 38 for Houston, a list of the 38 restaurants that you must eat at this year. Do you agree with the list? What I find most interesting about it -- when viewed in map form -- is how closely it follows the geographic distribution of our Best ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Would You Like Some Cheese with That Beer?

    Greg Engert, the only beer expert ever to be named Sommelier of the Year in 2010 by Food and Wine Magazine, first got his interest in fine craft beers from his father. After he studied abroad in Munich and Dublin, his taste for international brewing developed. Engert now works with chefs to pair ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Remember: BestFest is this weekend, so don't fritter it away! Get it, those are corn fritters! Shut up.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've been watching My Drunk Kitchen so much that our cooking skills have depleted drastically, while our drinking skills h ... More >>

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    September 20, 2011

    Oktoberfest 2011: Where to Binge on Beer and Brats

    Insert obligatory photo of buxom woman in a dirndl consuming lager from a stein here. (And remember: Lederhosen are Austrian, not Bavarian!)​If there's one thing that we Americans enjoy doing, it's co-opting other countries' holidays and turning them into giant boozefests for no good reason ot ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    November 10, 2010

    Saint Arnold Trentino Gelato: A Fall Treat for the Warm Weather

    A sign of quality...even in gelato!​Like it or not, it's warm again outside. (At least for now.) Drinking that toasty pint of Saint Arnold Oktoberfest just isn't the same when it's approaching 80 degrees and 95 percent humidity. But what if some genius soul turned that beer into a frozen dess ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    Where Are We Drinking?

    The last days of margarita season are upon us. It's difficult to enjoy the icy, citrusy concoction when autumn beverages like Oktoberfest beers and cherry-topped Manhattans are calling out. Think you know where we're drinking this week? ​Leave your best guess in the comments section below.

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    October 7, 2010

    Under the Volcano: Oktoberfest

    Anybody wanna polka?

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    September 30, 2010

    Saint Arnold’s Oktoberfest 2010

    Break out your lederhosen

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    September 23, 2010

    Happy Hour Scene: The Flying Saucer

    ​The Place: Flying Saucer705 Main St. 713-228-9472www.beerknurd.comThe Hours: Tuesday through Thursday 4-7 p.m.; Friday 4-8 p.m.The Deals: Daily drink specials. Mondays, for example, feature $3 pints and on Wednesdays, you can get 23-ounce beers at pint prices. The Scene: It was sometime durin ... More >>

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    November 26, 2009

    17th Annual Turkey Trot

    Eat that extra slice of pie without guilt

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    November 25, 2008

    Recession Thanksgiving Tip: Drink Beer Instead of Wine

    Airline travel is down, grocery stores are giving away free turkeys to get customers in the door, and everybody is looking for ways to economize this Thanksgiving. But before you decide to save money by buying a jug of Riunite instead of an expensive wine, consider serving your guests American craft ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    The One Pound Potato Chip

    Oktoberfest food booths sold a lot of familiar fairground stuff, as well as some German dishes like potato pancakes, sausage wraps and German tacos (sausage slices, sauerkraut and mustard on a flour tortilla). But my favorite item was big one-pound russet potato cut with a spiral cutter and deep-fri ... More >>

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    October 15, 2008

    Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

    Photo by Robb Walsh / Click here for a slideshow... There were a lot of Texans trying to look German in lederhosen and peasant outfits at Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg. So when I saw two young women walk in the front gate in touristy cowboy hats, I did a double take. They were trying a little too h ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007

    Art of Beer

    The Art Museum of Southeast Texas hosts its own Oktoberfest

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    October 18, 2007

    Oktoberfest

    St. Arnold’s annual bash is all about the beer

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