Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Celebrate Dad With Steaks & Scotch

Texas Tequila and Margarita Festival @ Moody Gardens

Friday – Saturday
1 Hope (Galveston)

Kick off this awesome two-day festival with Friday’s Tour de Tequila, an upscale tasting and sampling session featuring some of the best and most respected brands paired with an array of local eats (7 p.m. to 11 p.m.). On Saturday, enjoy the Casa Sauza Outdoor Festival for live music, margaritas, festival foods, vendors, and a beer garden (noon to 10 p.m.); or hit up the Margarita Grand Tasting, where you can sample margaritas and vote for your favorites as top area chefs and restaurants compete for the title of Best Margarita. That night, Tequila Herradura After Dark is the official after party for the Texas Tequila & Margarita Festival. Weekend passes, individual event tickets, and designated driver tickets are available for purchase.

Father’s Day Beer Dinner @ L’Olivier
Saturday, 7 p.m.
240 Westheimer

This Father's Day weekend, L’Olivier has teamed up with Bluebonnet Distributing to bring guests a fantastic four-course Beer Dinner. The night before the big day, treat dad to a meal featuring tropical ceviche, honey goat cheese ravioli, lamb lollipops with beer risotto, and a nutella brownie, all perfectly paired with top-notch suds, of course. To RSVP, contact Jeffrey Welch at 713-360-6313 or jeffrey@lolivierhouston.com.

A Meal Fit For Dad @ Houston Restaurants

Celebrate Dad by treating him to what he really wants: a big beefy steak and – hopefully just as importantly – time with his family. From prix fixe meals featuring elegant plates to family-friendly spots serving up morning classics, check out our 2015 Father’s Day Dining Guide.

Bastard’s Day @ Flying Saucer Downtown
Sunday, noon to midnight
705 Main

Honor Dad’s Day with a bevy of Bastards. Downtown’s Flying Saucer will be offering special releases from Founders and Stone Bastard series – including Bourbon Barrel Bastard, Stone Arrogant Bastard, and Vintage Double Bastard – all day long.

Toast to Dad Scotch Tasting @ Reserve 101
Sunday, 5 p.m.
1201 Caroline

Or maybe Dad really just  wants some scotch. Treat the special fathes in your life to an exclusive Macallan Scotch Tasting – featuring 12 year, 15 year fine oak, 18 year, and rare cask scotch –  for $50 per person. Limited seats are available. RSVP online.

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