The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Farmers Market Ride & National Margarita Day
Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2603 La Branch
This Friday, Coreanos will be joining us for lunch. Bring your family, co-workers and friends, and fill up your stomach with Mexican-Korean fusion dishes. How do Korean BBQ Tacos with spicy twice cooked pork belly, Korean slaw, onions, cilantro and a sesame oil vinaigrette sound? Or how about the Loco Pollo burrito with spicy marinated chicken and el scorcho sauce? Don't forget the Kim Cheese Fries with pork belly and caramelized kimchi.
Bayou City Outdoors Farmers Market Bike Ride @ Onion Creek Saturday, 8 a.m. 3106 White Oak Dr.
Grab your backpack, your helmet and your bike and head to Onion Creek for the Saturday morning Bayou City Outdoors Farmers Market Bike Ride. Meet at Onion Creek for a cup of coffee to give you that caffeine boost you need to start the ride, and chat with friends as you ride from Onion Creek to two or three farmers' markets in Houston. You'll be able to fill up your backpack with a variety of local goods such as jams, breads, snacks and in-season produce. The bike ride lasts approximately three hours, giving you tons of time to buy the foods you want, ride to the markets and make your way back to Onion Creek for lunch.
El Gran Malo has won Best Margarita at Tequila and Tamales for the past three years.
Photo by Francisco Montes
National Margarita Day @ El Gran Malo Saturday, 11 a.m. 2307 Ella Blvd.
Saturday is National Margarita Day and El Gran Malo has got two ways for you to celebrate. Enjoy $5 house margaritas beginning at 11 a.m. and/or mix and match infused margarita flights for $15. Strong tequila with fresh lemon and lime juice makes one heck of a margarita. El Gran Malo has won Best Margarita at our event "Tequila and Tamales" for the past three years...just sayin'.
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Sherlock's Brew Fest @ Sherlock's Baker St. Pub Saturday, 2-7 p.m. 10001 Westheimer
St. Patrick's Day will be here before you know it, so start the celebrations early at Sherlock's Brew Fest, hosted by Sherlock's Baker St. Pub on Westheimer. For $25 you will receive 16 tastings from a selection of 22 beers from several local breweries, including Fort Bend Brewing Co., Real Ale, Saint Arnold and Karbach. The night also includes a few breweries outside of Houston and even the state of Texas. (512) Brewing Company from Austin will serve their Cascabel Cream Stout Seasonal and Brooklyn Brewery will serve their Lager and Dry Irish Stout. Pair those brew tastings with crawfish, fajitas and Colombian empanadas.
$4 margaritas will be offered all day at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen on Saturday.
Photo courtesy of Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen
Here's another place to celebrate National Margarita Day. Grab your friends and head to either of Sylvia's locations for all-day appetizer and drink specials. All appetizers, including but not limited to, street tacos, mini ceviche, a cup of chile con queso and mini chalupas, cost $4; all house margaritas and the house wine cost $4. Of course, you can still purchase other margaritas and special cocktails, but they will be full-price. Sit back and relax with a few appetizers and a house margarita -- it's the perfect way to celebrate National Margarita Day (and to spend the weekend, for that matter!).
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