The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Show Your Love for Mom & Jodycakes
Celebrate D & T Drive Inn's anniversary on Saturday.
Photo by Minh T Truong
Pub Night @ Saint Arnold Brewery Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 2000 Lyons
It's that time again for another Pub Night at Saint Arnold. The tour hall will serve as a bar from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. tonight so you can pick and choose the brews you want to to buy. Saint Arnold has taken its Divine Reserve No. 14 (DR14) to a variety of pubs and bars throughout the week, and this Pub Night features the new release as well. Along with the special cask of DR14 with Grapefruit, the brewery will feature Bishop's Barrel No. 2, which is their Old Ale aged in barrels of Chardonnay with cherries. There's no fee to enter the event, just purchase the food and beer you want and have a good time.
1 Year Anniversary Party @ D & T Drive Inn Saturday, noon to 1 a.m. 1307 Enid
This Saturday, D & T Drive Inn will celebrate its one year anniversary and they can't do it without you. The party will last throughout the weekend, but you don't want to miss out on Saturday's festivities. D & T will be serving up BBQ and tapping special (and rare) casks of beer the whole day. Come enjoy a drink or two from The Brooklyn Brewery, Founders Brewing Co. and Deschutes Brewery.
Beer Crawl in Rice Village @ The Ginger Man Pub Saturday, 2:30 p.m. 5607 Morningside
Get your tickets for the Rice Village Beer Crawl ($30 per person) on Saturday beginning at The Ginger Man Pub where you will meet your beer crawl tour guide. During the first hour, everyone will head outside to the beer garden for a scavenger hunt while enjoying a drink. Afterwards, participants will choose two pubs to visit; choices include Kelvin Arms, Hans' Bier Haus, Little Woodrow's and Sherlock's Baker Street Pub. Purchase beers at those two stops, then stick around in Rice Village to soak all that liquid up with some food.
Support Jody Stevens at two events this Sunday.
Photo courtesy Jodycakes
Mudbugs for Mom @ The Original OKRA Charity Saloon Sunday, 4 p.m. 924 Congress
Two birds, one stone. Celebrate Mother's Day at The Original OKRA Charity Saloon on Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. and support Jody Stevens of Jodycakes, who lost her home and possessions in a fire last week, during Mudbugs for Mom! Crawfish for a Cause! Purchase crawfish by the pound for $5.99 -- all proceeds from the boil will go directly to Stevens. If the kiddos don't want to eat crawfish, then they will have the choice of other items available on the menu. But, really, who doesn't love crawfish?
Mother's Day Farm Dinner @ Plant It Forward Farms Sunday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 1318 Sul Ross
Chef Adam Dorris, previously of Revival Market, has partnered with Plant It Forward and the University of St. Thomas to create a four-course Mother's Day dinner benefiting Jody Stevens of Jodycakes -- all of the proceeds from the dinner will go directly to Stevens. The event begins with a farm tour at 5:30 p.m., followed by the sit-down dinner. For $65, each person will feast on a delicious farm dinner prepared by Dorris featuring produce grown in Plant It Forward's farm on the University of St. Thomas campus. Tickets to the dinner also include drinks provided by Shepard Ross of Glass Wall and Brooklyn Athletic Club.
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