The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Halloween Bashes & Post-Halloween Hangovers
The appropriately-spooky Pistolero's is just one of the many awesome spots on the Montrose Halloween crawl.
Photo by Troy Fields
8th Annual Montrose Crawl @ Multiple Locations Friday, 7 p.m. Westheimer between Dunlavy and Montrose
Get your costume ready and head over to Westeimer for Houston's most epic Halloween Bar Crawl, where you'll hit more than 11 restaurants and bars (and two food trucks) between Dunlavy and Montrose -- including Poison Girl, Pistolero's, and Catbirds, to name a few. This year's Grand Crawler, Chef Chris Shepherd, will be awarding the best costume prize. There's no cover and drink specials all night, so drink up -- because a portion of the booze sales will be donated to the Houston Area Women's Center.
Haunting of the Americas Halloween bash @ America's River Oaks Friday, 8 p.m. 2040 W. Gray
On Halloween, Americas River Oaks will be hosting its 3rd Annual Haunting of the Americas Halloween Bash. Starting at 8 p.m., the event features and open dinner menu alongside "spooktacular" specialty cocktails, like the Candy Corn Pisco Sour or the Witches Brew punch. Come thirsty, ready to party (there's a DJ all night) and dressed to kill.
Dia de Los Muertos Fest @ El Big Bad Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 419 Travis
Have a post-Halloween hangover? Why not cure it with a little hair of the dog at this 4th annual Day of the Dead celebration. The boozed up event from Don Julio Tequila and Saint Arnold Brewing Co. will feature food and drink specials, casks of Pumpkinator, liquid nitrogen margaritas, a DJ and delicious gastro-cantina fare. Costumes are encouraged.
Taste Pumpkin Spice Latte Brew @ Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. 5301 Nolda
If you love PSLs (that's pumpkin spice lattes) and you love beer, you'll doubly love Buffalo Bayou's latest brew. Head to the brewery to taste the limited-released, barrel-aged beer yourself.
E' Chingon Day of the Dead Pop Up Dinner @ Cafe TH Sunday, 5 p.m. to midnight 2108 Pease
Chef Mara Serna (who has trained at Rick Bayless' Frontera and is currently working at Coppa Osteria and doing pastries for Cafe TH) is debuting her pop-up E' Chingon in Houston this Sunday. The a la carte Day of the Dead dinner menu is still a surprise, but you can expect creative modern-Mexican dishes priced between $10 to $18. Reservations are not accepted and seating is first come, first served until the food is sold out.
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