Come see why the Rudz Burger is one of the best in town.
Come see why the Rudz Burger is one of the best in town.
Photo by Katharine Shilcutt

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Bud & Burger Night

Woodlands Craft Beer and Music Festival @ Town Green Park

Friday – Saturday
2099 Lake Robbins

Explore more than 100 craft beers at this two-day festival, featuring an excellent lineup of bands and DJs alongside some of the best craft beers in the country, of course. General admission, music-only, and VIP tickets are available for pre-purchase.

Bakers & Brewers @ Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co.
Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
5301 Nolda

Beer and Desserts — what could be better? Dessert Gallery is partnering with the stars of Houston's craft brew community to bring Houstonians monthly Bakers & Brewers events, where a different local craft brewery and beer will be featured in the Dessert of the Month. On Saturday, head to Buffalo Bayou Brewery to enjoy local brews along with free samples of this month’s featured dessert, a Vanilla Red Velvet Stout Sheet Cake, made with spiked cherry topping.

Gay Pride Party @ Four Seasons' Lobby Lounge
Saturday, 8 p.m.
1300 Lamar

Since the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration has moved downtown for the first time this year, the Four Seasons Hotel Houston’s Lobby Lounge (located on the hotel’s first floor) will be opening its doors to parade goers. Enjoy beats from the popular Deejay Brad Janacek alongside all kinds of drink specials and later hours as you watch the parade go by.

Bud & Burgers @ Rudyard’s British Pub
Sunday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
2010 Waugh

As part of our Bud & Burgers series – where you have the chance to vote on the best Houston burger and Budweiser – Rudyard’s will be hosting the Bud & Burgers Mid-Party. The pub will be serving up their 5 ounce “Rudz Burger” – a hand-formed, made to order Hereford Beef patty topped with Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese, Duke’s mayonnaise, big leaf lettuce, sliced red onion, tomato, garlic kosher dill pickle chips on a specialty made bun from Ashcraft/European Bakery – along with an ice cold Budweiser for just $9.75.

And don’t forget to try all of the burgers from our participating restaurants & vote for your favorite for a chance win a trip to Las Vegas! You can also take a Selfie with your burger & submit your photo on Instagram with hashtag ?#?HOUBudandBurgers? for a chance to win a $100 gift card.

Gandona WineryWine Dinner @ Kuu Restaurant
Saturday, 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
947 Gessner

Kuu Restaurant will be welcoming vintner Manuel Pires and winemaker Philippe Melka of Gandona Winery in St. Helena, CA for a wine dinner created by Executive Chef Adison Lee. The sure to be extravagant meal will be $195 per person, excluding tax and tip. Limited seating is available. Call 713-461-1688 to reserve your spot.

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