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.
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
Saturday, noon
2202 Dallas

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.
1814 Washington

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.
3315 Milam

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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Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop

2800 Kirby Dr Ste B-240
Houston, TX 77098

B&B Butchers & Restaurant

1814 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007



Wooster's Garden
8th Wonder Brewery

2202 Dallas St.
Houston, TX 77003



Griff's Houston

3416 Roseland St.
Houston, TX 77006



Lucky's Pub

801 St. Emanuel
Houston, TX 77003



The Goose's Acre

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