Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Go Nuts for These Indian-Spiced Doughnuts
Expect sweet and savory doughnuts with an Indian twist at this collaboration from Hugs & Donuts owner Matt Opaleski and Pondicheri pastry chef Alexa Hernandez.
Photo courtesy of Hugs & Donuts
Hugs & Donuts & Pondicheri Pop Up @ Pondicheri Bake Lab
Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
2800 Kirby Ste B240
Celebrated Upper Kirby Indian restaurant Pondicheri and trendy Heights doughnut shop Hugs & Donuts have joined forces for a unique pop-up that is sure to be as tasty as ever. Saffron Donut Holes, Butter Chicken Kolache, Donuts & Lox, and Indian whiskey and chocolate spiced Donut Bread Pudding are just some of the awesome things on the mouthwatering menu. Doughnuts, kolaches and sandwiches will be available for take-out or dine-in at the Bake Lab above Pondicheri.
3rd Year Anniversary Party: A Celebr8tion of Beer @ 8th Wonder Brewery
8th Wonder is turning three, so the brewery is throwing it down big time, rain or shine! Tickets can be purchased for $30 ($40 day of) for general admission and will include access to the festivities, with live music, vendors and food trucks, plus four beers and a limited-edition pint glass. VIP tickets ($125 or $150 day of) include all of that plus light bites, an Eatsie Boys' pig roast and access to VIP areas (Taproom and WonderWorld Beer Garden).
Saint Patrick’s Day Parade After-Parties
Keep the shenanigans going after the downtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade with bashes at Houston’s favorite Irish hangouts. The day's festivities include everything from Griff's Parade After-Party & Irish Stew Cook-Off and Lucky's Pub Downtown Post-Parade Party to a Sexy Kilt Contest at The Goose's Acre. See the entire lineup in our 2016 St. Patrick’s Day guide.
Live Country Music Brunch @ B&B Butchers & Restaurant
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saddle up and head on over to B&B Butchers to get a taste of its highly anticipated brunch menu! Americana musician Jonathan Moody will be providing the music on the rooftop patio as guests dine on delicious egg-centric menu items such as a Carpet Bagger Benedict; B&B Hash with prime rib; and Gorilla Bread with sage sausage, poached eggs and hollandaise. And to keep you roped in, B&B has added “Bottle Service” for Bloody Marys, Sparkling & Juice, and White Sangria plus a fresh selection of specialty cocktails. Brunch will also be offered on Saturdays.
1 Year Anniversary Concert @ Wooster's Garden
Sunday, 3 p.m.
Wooster's Garden is celebrating its first year as part of the Midtown/Montrose, Houston, community with a complimentary admission PARTY. Expect the parking lot to fill with food trucks, street vendors, satellite bars and music. Doors open at 3 p.m., and music starts around 4 p.m.
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