The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Food Park Grand Opening, Sunday Morning Brunches & Taste of Sugar Land
Stay Hungry! Come ready for delicious offerings from 15 food trucks during My Food Park HTX's grand opening on Saturday.
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Dia de los Muertos @ El Gran Malo Saturday 11 a.m. through Sunday, 2 a.m. 2307 Ella Blvd.
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at El Gran Malo. The fun begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday and ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday. Chef Ben Rabbani from the soon-to-open El Big Bad will be making tamales for attendees to enjoy while they make sugar skulls and Mexican saint candles. Tools and supplies to decorate the Dia de los Muertos staples will be available for $5. A variety of cocktails and other holiday-themed bites will be on hand as well, and a mariachi band will play on Saturday. All of the proceeds from the event will go directly to Girls, Inc.
My Food Park HTX Grand Opening Saturday, 1-8 p.m. 800 Hwy 6 S.
Though My Food Park HTX has been open for lunch with a few trucks each day since its soft opening, on October 14, it will now operate from 1-8 p.m. and plans to welcome 15 food trucks to the lot on Saturday, including Bernie's Burger Bus, Koagie Hots, Taco Nuts, Angie's Cake, Pocket To Me and Zeapod Cakery. Check out the Facebook event page for the compete listing of food trucks participating in the grand opening. The new park is located in the West Houston Energy Corridor, and did we mention it occupies a 3-acre space? That makes it the largest food truck park in Houston.
4th Annual Taste of Town Square @ Sugar Land Town Square Saturday, 5 p.m. 2711 Town Center Blvd., Sugar Land
During the 4th Annual Taste of Town Square, you can enjoy food, beer and wine samples from some of the most popular restaurants in the Sugar Land Town Square, including BLU Restaurant and Lounge, Fish City Grill and Guru Burgers + Crepes. General admission tickets cost $10 and provide each person with 10 food-sampling tickets; wine and beer tickets cost $5 each and provide guests with one standard-sized drink. This year's festival includes a competition among the participating restaurants for the title of "Sugar Land Town Square's Best Dish." Celebrity judges will decide the winner and guests can vote for the "People's Choice" award.
Enjoy Plum Vegan's hibiscus lemonade during the brunch at Bohemeo's on Sunday.
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Plum Vegan Brunch @ Bohemeo's Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 708 Telephone Rd.
Sleep in on Sunday (remember, it's daylight savings time!), then head to Bohemeo's for a vegan brunch supplied by Plum Vegan Catering. The menu includes four different types of vegan breakfast tacos, poblano peppers stuffed with mushrooms and vegan cheese, polenta rancheros and a vegan breakfast casserole (main dishes), as well as all-you-can eat chocolate-cinnamon waffles, plain cinnamon waffles and chocolate-chocolate-chip pancakes. Enjoy muffins, vegan donuts and East Coast coffee cake, too. Along with apple juice, orange juice, hibiscus tea and Plum Vegan's signature hibiscus lemonade, Bohemeo's will serve coffee and mimosas. Get all of this for just $18.99 -- you're sure to leave happy and full.
Brunch on Rusk @ Mojeauxs Louisiana Drinkery Sunday, 1 p.m. 2024 Rusk St.
Mojeauxs Louisiana Drinkery will open up the patio at 1 p.m. on Sunday for its Brunch on Rusk. Feast on the offerings from the brunch buffet featuring chicken and waffles, omelettes, sausage and biscuits, eggs, bacon, fruit and mimosas. You can also purchase gumbo, boudin, and red beans and rice. Play a game of giant Jenga and stay to watch the NFL games on TV.
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