Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets, Plus One More (for America!)
Celebrate America with seasonally-inpsired kolaches from Revival Market.
Photo by Christina Uticone
Back To The Future @ Houston Food Park
Friday, 6 p.m.
The cult classic film Back to the Future is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Catch an outdoor showing on the big screen, plus a lineup of awesome food trucks – including Mahalo Munchies, Foreign Policy, Smoosh Cookies, and The Lunchbox Food Truck. Dinner and DJ starts at 6 p.m.; Movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Come hungry and don’t forget your chairs and blankets!
Fourth of July Weekend @ Arnaldo Richards' Pico’s
Friday – Sunday
In honor of America’s birthday, Arnaldo Richards' Pico’s will be offering 4th of July specials all weekend long. Kids under the age of 10 can enjoy free hamburgers and hot dogs, while the adults take down two-for-$20 fajitas and $6 shaker margaritas.
Kolache Saturday @ Revival Market
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (or until they sell out)
550 Heights Boulevard
Kolaches are coming! Kick Independence Day off with Revival’s killer rendition of Houston’s favorite treats. They’ll will be offering four varietals (two kolaches and two klobasneks) – a Texas Peach & Bourbon; Local Red Plum & Ginger, Kielbasa & Cheddar; and Smoked Chicken Sausage. Come early if you want your pick of the good stuff because these babies almost always sell out. They'll also be selling holiday provisions for your 4th of July Feast until 2 p.m. Get house made all beef dogs and brats, charcuterie, hamburgers and all the fixin’s, plus house made local peach pies.
Celebrate America with a Fourth of July blowout at these Heights area favorites. Start at D&T for beer and food specials, games, and all-American fun. Then at 4 p.m., mosey over to Johnny's to continue the party. A free shuttle will provide transportation between the two party spots from 4 p.m. to midnight, with parking available at Johnny's, D&T, and Down House.
4th of July Party & Hot Dog Eating Contest @ Beaver's
Saturday, contest starts at 6:30 p.m.
In addition to plenty of awesome 4th of July specials – including frozen strawberry Moscow Mules with blue ginger beer and two-for-$8 Chili Cheese Dogs – the ice house will be celebrating the way only America knows how...with a every man for themselves hot dog eating competition! Enter for $20 for your chance to win prizes (winner gets $50 cash, $100 gift card and a T-shirt) and the ultimate glory. The contest will follow ESPN rules: eat as many weenies as you can in ten minutes. Proceeds will benefit The Center. There will also be a dunking booth on the patio and a fantastic view of the fireworks!
All American Brunch @ Pax Americana
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Recover from the 4th’s festivities with this one of a kind All American brunch, where you can expect master chef Adam Dorris to pull out all the stops. Reservations can be made online or by calling 713-239-0228.
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